By Arrangement gardens in Cambridgeshire

If you’re looking to organise a private visit to a garden, whether it be for a local group or for friends and family, a By Arrangement can provide something a little different. In Cambridgeshire there’s a range of gardens available for private By Arrangement visits, find out more below.

Staploe Gardens, St Neots

Old Farm Cottage: Formal and terraced beds with roses, and lawns, surrounding thatched house (not open), leading to 3 acres of orchard, wildflower meadow, woodland and wetland maintained for wildlife. Ginkgo, loquat and manuka trees grown from seed. Opens By Arrangement from April to November for groups of 10+.

Twin Tarns, Somersham

One acre wildlife garden with formal borders, kitchen garden and ponds, large rockery, mini woodland, wildflower meadow (June/July). Topiary, rose walk, greenhouses. Character oak bridge, veranda and treehouse. Adjacent to C13 village church. Opens By Arrangement from May to August for groups of all sizes.

Upwater Lodge, Cambridge

Edwardian house set in 7 acres bordering the river Cam. Rare breed sheep browse among the willows and poplars in the watermeadow. Wisterias on south side, hopefully in full bloom. Herbaceous borders, an orchard, a potager for soft fruit and sheltered area for kiwis, vegetables and vines. Opens By Arrangement from April to July for groups of between 15 and 40.

The Windmill, Impington

A previously romantic wilderness of 1½ acres surrounding windmill, now filled with bulbs, perennial beds, pergolas, bog gardens, grass bed and herb bank. Secret paths and wild areas with thuggish roses maintain the romance. Millstone seating area in smouldering borders contrasts with the pastel colours of the remainder of the garden. Opens By Arrangement from April to August for groups of all sizes.

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