A proper hidden gem of Cape Town, Claremont’s Arderne Gardens is home to more than 300, mostly exotic, species of trees – and if you are on the hunt for South African champion trees, then this is surprisingly quite a good place to start. (It has six of them in its collection!)
Having previously written about the garden it became imperative that the girls and I head out on a trip to see it for ourselves – and so one trek into the deep Southern Suburbs later, we found ourselves peacefully ambling about in this most tranquil of green spaces!
It was magnificent.
And yes, the six Champion Trees, the Morton Bay Fig, the Cork Oak, the Aleppo Pine, the Norfolk Island Pine, the Turkish Oak, and the Queensland Kauri, were all VERY impressive to see.