|From airport||90 km from Genoa and 100 km from Nizza|
|From city center||1 km|
|Access for G.T. 50 spots buses||no|
“The Park, belonging to Sir Walter Hamilton Dalrymple, is a visitable competitor of the gardens of Sir Thomas Hanbury and La Mortola. The love for the nature with a deep aquaintance for the garden have produced one of the beauty of the riviera” said William Scott about Riviera.
Born from the desire of the General Montagu McMurdo and his wife Lady Susan Sarah Napier, to realize a private abode with a park of pleasure to live in Riviera, today the garden it is a rare example of anglo-mediterranean park completely preserved in his originally extension. With the passage of the propriety at Sir Walter Hamilton Dalrymple, they grew up the number of the ornamental plants there and later the villa’s park prospered under the Hanbury, attracting many visitors including some members of the italian royal house. With the break out of the war, the property remained closed and seized; then, after the war, deteriorated.
|Didactic visit||The Villa’s Gardens organize, during the month of April and May, educational activities for the Schools. Children, by the workshop, will discover the mediterranean machine and the exotic flora, who characterize the Gardens of the Villa: wisteria, rosemary, agapanto, bay tree, lavender, rose, palm. The aim it is to create a place of learning and experimentation.|
|Guide visit||The Gardens are open from march to october on saturday and sunday. The entrance it is regulated by guided visit with reservation from 9:30 - 11:30 am and 3:00 - 5:00 pm. It is forbidden introduce animals. The visit lasts 1h and 30 minutes and it is possible to do it individually or in groups. The Gardens are availables also for disabled: only some little zones are not accessible because of the ground.|