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Brief Garden by Bevis Bawa

Beruwala
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Brief Garden by Bevis Bawa

A legendary garden and country home of Bevis Bawa resembling a magical place from a fantasy novel, in which to lose yourself for a few hours. Located ten kilometers inland from Bentota, Brief Garden is the legendary garden and country home of Bevis Bawa and was the garden which inspired his brother, (Geoffrey Bawa to create Lunuganga). The garden, which has been open to the public since 1970, resembles a magical place from a fantasy novel and presents a wonderful space in which to lose yourself for a few hours. With over 106 different kinds of trees recorded on this 20 acre property and hundreds of other fauna still being counted today, the garden is a must-see for those with a keen interest in landscape design.

Suitable for children:

Child Friendly but recommended for Children above 5 years only

Duration:

Approx. 1.5 hours

Difficulty:

Easy

What to wear/bring:

Cool, light clothing. We’d recommend wearing a pair of trainers as some sections of the lawn tend to be muddy. You might also like to bring an umbrella along in case it rains or to protect yourself from the sun.

Guided:

Guided

Good to know:

Children need to be accompanied at all times by an adult and are restricted from touching or playing with any of the antique sculptures in the house and around the gardens.

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