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The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster

Set amongst magnificent ruins of The Archbishop’s Palace the garden is packed with shrubs, flowering plants, mature trees, lawns and medieval herb garden. Sculptures/literature provide links to the ‘Leaves of Southwell’, C13 stone leaf carvings - Minster’s Chapter House. Separate grasslands (short walk) to Potwell Dyke are not to be missed - a spectacular array of wild flowers and many orchids.

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The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster
The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster
The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster
The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster
The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster
The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster
The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster
The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster
The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster
The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster
The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster
The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster
The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster
The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster
The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster
The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster

About The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster

This beautiful landscape, set amongst the magnificent ruins of The Archbishop’s Palace, is packed with shrubs, flowering plants, mature trees, lawns and even a medieval herb garden. Garden sculptures and literature provide links to the famous ‘Leaves of Southwell’ – the 13th century carved stone leaves in the Minster’s Chapter House. The gardens encourage wildlife through the inclusion of bird boxes, insect hotels and log piles, as well as a several wildflower areas. The separate grasslands are not to be missed, offering a spectacular array of native plants, including an unparalleled displayed of orchids, Meadow Buttercup and Ragged Robin in spring.
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Location details

The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster,
Southwell,
Nottinghamshire,
NG25 0HD

Directions to The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster
Once at The Minster make your way to the South Door, opp the Archbishop's Palace, & follow the NGS yellow arrow & sign post down the footpath L for approx 40m to the garden entrance.

The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster openings

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

Accessibility

  • The Minster, churchyard & garden are accessible to wheelchairs. The grasslands are not accessible.
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FAQs

Yes, cashless payment is accepted.

Yes, coaches are accepted at The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster. Please get in touch with the owners for details.

Yes, dogs are welcome at The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster. 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 The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster, please enquire with the owners for more details.

Yes, one or more routes at The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster are accessible to wheelchair users.

Yes. The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster 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.