Opening dates and times:Sun 10 Feb (11-4); Sun 19, Mon 20 May, Wed 11 Sept (11-5)
Admission:Adm £5, chd free
Contact:Mr & Mrs Neil Foster
Location:2m W of Litcham.
6m N of Swaffham off B1145
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Description:Fine C17/C18 Hall (not open). Parkland with lake and river walks. Formal garden with terraces, yew hedges, roses and mixed borders. Traditional kitchen garden with crinkle crankle wall. Extensive collection of scented, winter flowering shrubs and woods, carpeted with snowdrops. 3-acre woodland garden with azaleas, rhododendrons, camellias, spring bulbs, and fine trees. A major new planting scheme in the walled garden. Dogs on leads welcome Feb only
Further details:Fine C17/C18 Hall(not open). Extensive views over listed parkland, which surrounds the house and is grazed by sheep. There are also lakes and riverside walks;the river Nar flows through the woodland garden. Formal garden with terraces, yew hedges, rose borders, re-planted in 1997 by Beales Roses, and mixed borders. Traditional kitchen garden including an orchard and cutting borders with a crinkle crankle wall of circa 1680.Extensive collection of scented, winter flowering shrubs and woods, carpeted with snowdrops and aconites. 3 acre woodland garden of fine trees, with azaleas, rhododendrons, camellias and magnolias, has been recently extended to include cornus and other interesting shrubs. New borders in the last decade have concentrated on late summer/early autumn interest with an emphasis on winter form. A major new planting scheme in the walled garden was undertaken in spring 2010 and continues to evolve, pushing the boundaries with experimental plantings and ideas