Gardens of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria): A conversation with author Anne Vale at Rippon Lea Estate

Join Anne Vale, author of Gardens of The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) at Rippon Lea Estate for an intimate talk on her book, followed by light refreshments around the pool terrace and the opportunity to purchase a signed copy of the book. 

The National Trust of Victoria holds some of the finest examples of garden design to be found within the state.

Dr Anne Vale is a garden historian, writer, garden photographer and a public speaker. Her beautifully illustrated talks are primarily garden and garden history related.

Anne is the author of Influential Australian Garden People: their stories (2016), the sequel to her award winning Exceptional Australian Garden Makers (2013),’ as well as history booklets and garden guides on heritage gardens in Victoria such as, Dalvui, Wombat Park, Durrol, Warroona Nursery and Kyneton Botanic Garden.

Anne’s latest book is the beautifully illustrated Gardens of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria).


Light refreshments served post talk.

Admission Prices


Adult $4


National Trust Members Free – Must hold and present a valid National Trust Membership card on arrival

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