Keir Davidson

After a career in landscape design, Keir Davidson now writes and lectures on British and Japanese landscape design, specifically the history of Zen gardens. For the past 24 years he has been associated with Woburn Abbey and the Russell family, initially as a designer of waterfalls and subsequently as a landscape historian. Keir’s books include The Art of Zen Gardens, A Zen Life in Nature: Muso Soseki in his Gardens, Woburn Abbey: The Park and Gardens, Humphry Repton and the Russell Family and Oh Joy for Me!: Samuel Taylor Coleridge and the origins of Fellwalking in the Lake District 1790-1802.