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Dormers

This 1½ acre plantsman's garden has been created over 25 yrs. Roses, delphiniums, exotic garden, large informal pond attracting wildlife, orchard, gravel garden with formal pond, alpine bank, buddleias and hydrangeas, many unusual trees and shrubs, a display of potted exotics, succulents, more than 25 varieties of salvia, and competition standard sweet peas and dahlias.

Owner Info

  • Mr & Mrs G Nicol
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About Dormers

This 1.5 acre garden has been created from undulating pasture & the owners have sourced and planted everything growing here. The visitor can enjoy the rose walk, a rose bed with towering delphiniums, exotic gardens, a large informal pond attracting wildlife, orchard, gravel garden with formal pond, alpine bank, many unusual trees and shrubs, numerous different salvias, a display of potted exotics and succulents and competition standard sweet peas, dahlias and gladioli. There are large beds of buddleias and over 30 different varieties of hydrangeas, which will be flowering in a glorious array of colours by mid-summer. There are numerous delightful seating areas, from which the visitor can enjoy the beauty of the garden and of the surrounding countryside and experience its tranquillity. The exotic gardens will be approaching the climax of their exuberant display of late summer colour, with the flowering of salvias in variety, cannas, eucomis, hedychium, ricinus and tithonias, amongst many others.

Location details

Dormers,
Bishop Sutton,
Bristol,
BS39 5TL

Dormers openings

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

Accessibility

  • Partial wheelchair access.
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FAQs

Yes, cashless payment is accepted.

Sorry, there is no available parking for coaches at Dormers at this time.

Yes, dogs are welcome at Dormers. 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 Dormers, please enquire with the owners for more details.

Yes, one or more routes at Dormers are accessible to wheelchair users.

Yes. Dormers seeks to offer a sustainable refuge for nearby fauna and wildlife. These sanctuaries host diverse habitats supporting indigenous flora and fauna and nurturing local biodiversity.