The gardens are  open  by prior arrangement for garden groups in aid of National Gardens Scheme charities.  


Admission £6.00 (children free)


Our members were delighted with your charming garden, the wonderful selection of trees and planting, not forgetting the variety of sculpture to draw the eye.  Many commented on how you managed to keep the garden looking so good with only minimal help. A labour of love indeed.  June 2022

‘We all agreed it was a real spirit-lifting walk round such a beautiful and extensive garden’. September 2020 Garden Group

‘I loved it all especially the deep flower borders and water features’. July 2020 Garden Group

‘Such clever planting and surprises round every corner’  July 2020 Garden Group

‘I loved it all, especially the deep flower borders and water features.  There was such a wonderful feeling of calm’ July 2020

‘Looking down on that delightful lake is so tranquil…..even the hens and rooster are lovely’ W.G.C June 2016

‘Everything was perfect and enjoyed hugely by everyone.  You made us so welcome ….. Garden Group June 2016

I thought I must drop a line to say a huge thank you to you and your husband for such a wonderful visit by the Gardening Club last Wednesday.  I was in Prague as you know but have come back to emails and phone messages saying how much folk enjoyed themselves, how well you all looked after them, how gorgeous the garden was and – how many plants they brought back. ‘  July 2015

‘Our Lunch Club has been running since 2000 so this years garden visit was our 14th and we all agreed that your garden was the best we had seen. The combination of the perennial borders, the lake and the wild area together made beauty,harmony and tranquility. Your vegetable garden was the envy of many of us.  June 2014

“Thank you so much for letting us bring our group from USA to visit you on sunday.  What a treat it was and they all raved about the garden’  June 2012

‘Your garden – the forest path, the water features, the stream, the formal garden and the sculptures are all fond memories for us’    Pennsylvania Horticultural Society June 2012

‘The garden is beautiful and fun, made so by the sculptures tucked around.  The borders are so lush and pleasingly colourful – lavender especially looked so beautiful’  June 2012

‘Your garden is wonderful, lunch was superb and your warm hospitality unsurpassable’  September 2012  Gardeners’ Club

….what a stunning location…thank you for the plants especially the little alchemilla ….  2012 Garden Group

‘The best visit we have had for many a year’  2011