A passion for tradition and style inspired one man to transform a run-down country house and desolate landscape. Lord Fairhaven was a generous host, delighting in entertaining visitors and a life occupied with horse racing and shooting. The 46-hectare (114-acre) garden, with its working watermill, wildlife discovery area and statuary, offers inspiration and planting for all seasons. Formal and informal areas blend perfectly in the 20th-century landscaped garden with its collection of classical statuary. Lord Fairhaven had a vision for his garden. To create a modern version of the grand 18th century landscape gardens, such as Stourhead and Stowe.