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A series of garden rooms are Chinese-style, separated by elaborate gateways inc moongate, with mosaic paths winding past pavilions, ponds and many rare Chinese trees, shrubs and flowers. Relatively new, a tranquil Islamic-style tiled garden influenced by NW China. Opens By Arrangement for June and July for groups of between 1 and 20.
Newly established 4 yr old garden on 1½ acre plot, with original deciduous woodland inc bluebells in season. Adjoining new-build contemporary house, so the rear courtyard reflects this. Other areas inc shady borders, winter garden, vegetable and fruit plot, formal and wildlife ponds. Opens By Arrangement from March to October for groups of between 5 and 35.
2¼ acre garden, completely redesigned 22 yrs ago and developments since, featuring roses (particularly colourful in June), herbaceous border, shrubbery, small walled kitchen garden, secret pond garden, mature and unusual small trees, fruit trees and areas of wildflowers. Opens By Arrangement from May to July for groups of between 5 and 20.
Small garden newly created in 2021 with woodland borrowed landscape. Densely planted to make maximum use of available space. Mostly naturalistic in style with grasses intermixed with perennials chosen for wildlife value. Shrubs and small trees provide structure and year-round interest. Opens By Arrangement from July to September for groups of all sizes.
1½ acre garden, with views to glorious countryside. Luxurious planting of dahlias, grasses, asters, cardoons and more, inc new perennial planting combinations. Orchard with wildlife pond. Artist’s studio surrounded by colour balanced planting and formal pond. Opens By Arrangement from May to September for groups of between 10 and 25.
The C15 Manor house comes into view as you descend along the drive and into the Grade II landscaped Edwardian gardens. The extensive plantings that surround the house are undergoing considerable redevelopment by the owners and their head gardener. Opens By Arrangement from May to September for groups of 5+.
Take time to wander through colourful borders. Be intrigued by plants you may not have seen before. Step back and admire a stunning colourful display of annual and perennial plants. Find areas en masse and specimens in mixed borders. Stroll around themed gardens, dahlia borders, a white garden along with colourful grasses. Opens By Arrangement from April to June for groups of between 10 and 25.
Varied 4 acre garden with year-round interest. Formal and informal areas. Herbaceous borders, vegetable garden, parterre garden, orchard, shrubberies, roses, specimen trees, lakeside planting, winter colour and structure, many original contemporary features and places to sit and enjoy the downland views. Opens By Arrangement from February to September for groups of all sizes.
Across 7 acres a colourful perennial border, a white garden, a Japanese Zen garden, a Mediterranean garden and follow a path through a wildflower meadow to a pottery studio and koi pond in this haven of tranquillity. Garden ware, pottery and sculptures on display. Opens By Arrangement in June and July for groups of between 1 and 20.
An atmospheric and very long town garden, full of wonderful planting surprises at every turn. Densely planted with both pots near the house and large borders further up, it houses a collection of beautiful and often unusual plants, shrubs and trees many with striking foliage. Opens By Arrangement from May to September for groups of between 1 and 25.
A C15 manor house with spectacular 5 acre walled garden, established by Sir John Danvers, who brought the Italianate garden to the UK. Delightful aspects including Laburnum walk, replanted herbaceous border, an authentic Japanese garden, new Mulberry rotunda, orchard with 25 different apple and pear species, an arboretum with outstanding specimen trees and lake with duck house. Opens By Arrangement all year for group of 10+.
Whilst overflowing with roses in June, in Jan and Feb the bones of this ⅔ acre galanthophile’s garden on chalk are on show. Brick and flint walls, terraces, rustic arches, gates and pond add character. Drifts of snowdrops carpet the floor whilst throughout is a growing collection of well over 400 named varieties. Opens By Arrangement from January to March for groups of 20+.
A small garden packed with interest. Underground springs ensure areas across the garden remain damp year-round, flowing to a natural wildlife pond surrounded by bog planting. Dryer areas ensure a large variety of plant interest throughout the year. Island beds and borders, wild patch and ornamental surprises. Opens By Arrangement from June to September for groups of between 5 and 15.
The garden was started in 2010, following completion of the house. It consists of formal gardens round the house, perennial meadow, pinetum and arboretum. Nick Macer and James Hitchmough, who have pioneered the concept of perennial meadows, have been extensively involved in aspects of the garden, which is still developing. Opens By Arrangement from June to September for groups of 6+.
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