Northamptonshire gardens open in May

The Old Rectory, Wicken

A sunken walled garden, designed and planted in 2002 with a parterre, step-over fruit trees and roses. There is also a bank of camassias, a wall of wisteria and a quince avenue. Opens Sunday 28th May.

East Haddon Gardens, Northampton

East Haddon village has many thatched cottages built in the local honey-coloured ironstone. The gardens opening this year are a mixture of small, mature and family gardens with some having beautiful views across rolling hills. They are bursting with rare and unusual plants, various shrubs, climbers, roses and perennials. Borders galore, vegetable beds, espaliered fruit trees, and woodland areas. Opens Monday 29th May.

Don’t miss a thing

Sign up to hear more about gardens, events and our
activities throughout the year

By completing this form, you confirm that you are aged 18 years or over and that you are happy to receive emails from the National Garden Scheme in accordance with our Privacy Policy. We will never share your details with anyone else without your express permission.


Our donations in 2023

Donor 1
Donor 2 £450,000
Donor 3 £450,000
Donor 4 £450,000
Donor 5 £425,000
Donor 6 £350,000
Donor 7 £350,000
Donor 8
Donor 9 £100,000
Donor 10 £90,000
Donor 11 £80,000
Donor 12 £281,000
Donor 13 £260,000