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The Walled Garden

The tranquil Walled Garden with its manicured borders, ornamental vegetable patch and pretty summer blooms is the perfect place to relax and discover a stunning collection. Please note the Walled Garden is open Spring - Autumn, and closed during the winter for recovery and maintenance.


Laid out in the early 18th century as kitchen garden, today part of the garden is still given over to vegetables and cut flowers but the remainder of the area has been transformed into a garden of roses, dedicated to the memory of Lady Cecilia Howard.

Rose Gardens

The Rose Gardens originally comprised three adjoining enclosures - Lady Cecilia's Garden, the Sundial Garden and the Venus Garden. With their romantic Italianate trellises, hornbeam hedges and backdrop of brick walls, these gardens are a sheltered paradise of colour and intoxicating perfume, where visitors will enjoy a spectacle of massed roses.  

Ornamental Vegetable Garden

The French kitchen garden, known as a "Potager", is where vegetables, fruits and flowers intermingle and are formally laid out for ornamental purposes. We harvest and replenish the produce throughout the summer to ensure there is always something to see.  The harvested produce is used in our kitchens and sold through our Farm Shop.

The Walled Garden Gallery

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