By Arrangement gardens in Somerset

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 Somerset there’s a range of gardens available for private By Arrangement visits, find out more below.

Nynehead Court, Nynehead

Nynehead Court was the home of the Sandford family from 1590-1902. The 14 acres of gardens are noted for specimen trees, and there will be a garden tour with the Head Gardener at 2pm (pls wear suitable footwear). Nynehead is now a private residential care home. The garden combines Victorian formality with natural style further into the parkland inc spring bulbs in managed grassland. Opens for By Arrangement visits from 8th January to 16th December for groups of between 10 and 30.

Rose Cottage, East Harptree

Organically gardened and planted to encourage wildlife. Bordered by a stream and mixed hedges, our acre of hillside cottage garden is carpeted with seasonal bulbs, primroses and hellebores in spring, roses and hardy geraniums in summer. Plenty of seating areas to enjoy the panoramic views over Chew Valley. Opp our cottage, in the corner of the field, our wildlife area with pond develops with interest. Opens for By Arrangement visits from 8th April to 30th April for groups of up to 30.

Wellfield Barn, Wells

Our garden is a haven for wildlife. 27yrs ago, a once bustling concrete farmyard grew into a tranquil ½ acre garden. Planned, created and still evolving today to provide enjoyment of colour and form for year-round enjoyment. Structured design integrates house, lawn and garden with the landscape. Wonderful views, ha-ha, specimen trees, mixed borders, hydrangea bed, hardy geraniums and roses. Opens for By Arrangement visits for June and July for groups of 10+.

Westbrook House, West Bradley

Layout and planting began in 2003 by a garden designer and a painter. 4 acres comprising 3 distinct gardens around house with exuberant mixed herbaceous and shrub borders leading to a meadow and orchard with wildflowers, masses of spring bulbs, species roses and lilacs. Opens for By Arrangement visits for groups of 10+.

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