Loudwater is a handsome country garden set on an unusually shaped plot, sloping gently down towards a river. Most of the garden was to be laid to lawn with the majority of the planting and useable space set immediately around the house. An existing raised pool and fountain formed the keystone of the design and all the paths and pergola radiate outwards from this. The planting is soft and perennial and the pergola is clothed with delicately scented roses, Jasmine and colourful Clematis. A lead roofed gazebo was placed at the river end of the garden as a place to wind down, relax and watch the sunse