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Gardens to visit in Norfolk
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Here are some links to gardens to visit, either locally or whist on holiday in Norfolk. The sites we list include other sites recommending gardens as well as individual gardens.
The gardens listed include gardens which have limited access for people to visit, as well as other gardens open to the public all the year round - so check the opening times of particular gardens before going.
General Open Garden sites
National Gardens Scheme - The Charity behind The Yellow Book of gardens open to The public. Often small and usual gardens open just one or two days a year. The site includes The GardenFinder database for finding gardens to visit.
National Trust - Lists The gardens and property owned by The National Trust in England, Wales or Northern Ireland.
Garden History and Garden Tours - International guide to gardens to visit - includes large number of UK gardens.
British Red Cross Open Gardens programme offers a rare opportunity to explore the secrets of some hidden and private gardens not usually open to the public.
English Heritage - Lists The English Heritage gardens and properties open to The public.
Garden Shows - Diary of gardening shows around The UK.
Norfolk gardens - details of all the gardens in Norfolk that Open in aid of charity under the National gardens Scheme.
Please check opening times by website or other contact detail as gardens have their own various opening times.
Gardens to visit in Norfolk
Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate
Outside, the decorative and productive walled garden is a gardener's delight and inspiration, providing beautiful flowers for the hall, with the allotments in the walled garden providing fruit and vegetables for the community. You can enjoy watching the hens pecking wherever they wish with only the sound of the busy bees in the flowers.nThe rolling landscape park with a lake, 211 hectares (520 acres) of woods and waymarked trails is a great place to explore nature and wildlife on this bountiful estate.
Hoveton Hall Gardens
A 15 acre garden on the edge of the Norfolk Broads, combining both formal and informal garden areas. The gardens are built around a Regency mansion. Among the garden areas is a walled garden, knot garden laburnum arch, kitchen garden, Clematis Walk, woodland walk, and a water garden.
- A restored Victorian town garden just 600 yards from the City centre. The Plantation Garden includes, a huge gothic fountain, flower beds, lawns, woodland walkways, rustic bridge Italianate terrace, 'Medieval' terrace wall; and hundreds of architectural details fashionable in the mid 19th century. This idiosyncratic garden, was established 140 years ago in a 3 acre abandoned chalk quarry and is a haven of peace and tranquillity, and a glimpse into a bygone age.
Fairhaven Woodland and Water Gardens
Set in the heart of the Norfolk Broads, Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden is a secret hideaway just waiting to be discovered.
Fairhaven is a unique garden rich in wildlife. The Garden is an eclectic mix of native and cultivated plantings with a network of dyke systems and a private broad.
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