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1 Merlin Drive

Modern walled garden with fruit and unusual plants and ferns, plus recently developed separate garden with greenhouse and interesting foliage and flowering plants for flower arranging.

Owner Info

  • Dr Chris Wood
1 Merlin Drive
1 Merlin Drive
1 Merlin Drive
1 Merlin Drive
1 Merlin Drive
1 Merlin Drive
1 Merlin Drive
1 Merlin Drive
1 Merlin Drive
1 Merlin Drive

About 1 Merlin Drive

This garden has been developed from scratch during the past 5 years. It demonstrates the owner’s interest in and knowledge of ferns, includes a collection of Aeoniums from the Canary Islands, and reflects an interest in flower arranging. One garden is a modern walled garden with fruits including a peach, grape vine and young fig, and an unusual Canary Island Pine tree. The front garden, surrounded by a tall hedge, has many foliage plants to supply plants for flower arranging,. There is also a productive greenhouse, raised beds for fruit and vegetables and a winter garden with Cornus shrubs.

Location details

1 Merlin Drive,

Directions to 1 Merlin Drive
Off Downham Rd ½m from city centre.

1 Merlin Drive openings

This garden has now completed its National Garden Scheme openings for this year.


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Yes, cashless payment is accepted.

Sorry, there is no available parking for coaches at 1 Merlin Drive at this time.

Yes, dogs are welcome at 1 Merlin Drive. Please keep the dogs on fixed short leads in the garden and keep in mind that you are responsible for controlling the dog’s behaviour. For any specific rules please ask the owners.

Yes, there are various plants offerred for sale at 1 Merlin Drive, please enquire with the owners for more details.

Yes, one or more routes at 1 Merlin Drive are accessible to wheelchair users.

1 Merlin Drive is not explicitly a wildlife garden, but you may still find various indigenous flora and fauna.