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Beautiful Suffolk gardens to visit this summer

PUBLISHED: 13:39 19 April 2011 | UPDATED: 21:33 20 February 2013

Beautiful Suffolk gardens to visit this summer

Beautiful Suffolk gardens to visit this summer

The following gardens will be opening this spring and summer as part of The National Gardens Scheme in Suffolk. Why not visit some of these green gems in our midst?

The following gardens will be opening this spring and summer as part of The National Gardens Scheme in Suffolk. Why not visit some of these green gems in our midst?



Saturday, March 26
Woodwards, Blacksmiths Lane, Coddenham. Garden open 10am-6pm. Admission 2.50, children free. Homemade teas in aid of NGS


Sunday, March 27
Langham Hall Gardens, Langham near Bury St Edmunds. Garden open 2-5pm. Admission 3.50, children free. Homemade teas in aid of NGS
Woodwards, Blacksmiths Lane, Coddenham. Garden open 10am-6pm. Admission 2.50, children free. Homemade teas for NGS


Sunday, April 3
The Beeches, Grove Road, Walsham-le-Willows. Garden open from 2-5pm. Admission 3.50, children free. Homemade teas for NGS


Sunday, April 10
Blakenham Woodland Garden, Little Blakenham. Garden open 10am-5pm. Admission 3, children 1.50
Rydal Mount, Grays Lane, Wissett. Garden open 11am-5pm. Admission 4, children free. Homemade teas for NGS
Great Thurlow Hall, Great Thurlow, Haverhill. Garden open 2-5pm. Admission 4, children free. Tea for NGS


Sunday, April 17
Blakenham Woodland Garden, Little Blakenham. Garden open 10am-5pm. Admission 3, children 1.50
Corner Cottage, Rickinghall Road, Gislingham. Garden open 11am-5pm. Admission 3, children free
East Bergholt Place, East Bergholt. Garden open 10am-5pm. Admission 4, children free. Teas for NGS


Sunday, April 24
Rosemary, Rectory Hill, East Bergholt. Garden open 2-5.30pm. Admission 3.50, children free. Homemade teas for NGS


Saturday, April 30
Larks Hill, Tuddenham St Martin. Garden open 1-5pm. Admission 4, children free. Homemade teas for NGS


Monday, May 2
Bevills, Sudbury Road, Bures. Garden open 2-6pm. Admission 3, children free. Light refreshments and homemade teas for NGS


Sunday, May 8
East Bergholt Place, East Bergholt. Garden open 10am-5.30pm. Admission 4, children free. Teas for NGS


Saturday, May 14
Wyken Hall, Stanton. Garden open 2-6pm. Admission 4, children free. Teas in teashop for NGS


Sunday, May 15
Street Farm, North Street, Freckenham. Garden open 10am-5pm. Admission 4, children free. Light refreshments and teas for NGS
Wyken Hall, Stanton. Garden open 2-6pm. Admission 4, children free. Teas in teashop for NGS


Sunday, May 22
Lucy Redman School of Garden Design, 6 The Village, Rushbrooke. Garden open 2-5pm. Admission 3, children free. Homemade teas for NGS
The Priory, Stoke-by-Nayland. Garden open 2-5pm. Admission 3.50, children free. Homemade teas for NGS
Rosedale, Colchester Road, Bures. Garden open from noon to 5.15pm. Admission 3, children free. Homemade teas for NGS
Windmill Cottage, Mill Hill, Capel St. Mary. Garden open 2-5pm. Admission 3, children free. Homemade teas for NGS


Monday, May 23
Woottens, Wenhaston. Garden open 9.30am-5pm. Admission 2, children free for NGS


Friday, May 27
Woottens, Wenhaston. Garden open 9.30am-5pm. Admission 2, children free for NGS


Saturday, May 28
Larks Hill, Tuddenham St Martin. Garden open 1-5pm. Admission 4, children free. Homemade teas for NGS
Woottens, Wenhaston. Garden open 9.30am-5pm. Admission 2, children free


Sunday, May 29
Orchard House, Nethergate Street, Clare. Garden open 2-5.30pm. Admission 3, children free. Homemade Teas for NGS
South Hill, 42 Southgate Street, Bury St Edmunds. Garden open 11am-6pm. Admission 3, children free. Homemade teas for NGS
Woottens, Wenhaston. Garden open 9.30am-5pm. Admission 2, children free



Monday, May 30
Woottens, Wenhaston. Garden open 9.30am-5pm. Admission 2, children free for NGS

Friday, June 3
Woottens, Wenhaston. Garden open 9.30am-5pm. Admission 2, children free for NGS

Saturday, June 4
Woottens, Wenhaston. Garden open 9.30am-5pm. Admission 2, children free

Sunday, June 5
Columbine Hall, Stowupland. Garden open 2-6pm. Admission 4, children free. Homemade teas for NGS
The Former Rectory, The Street, Eriswell. Garden open 2-6pm. Admission 3, children free. Homemade Teas for NGS
Gable House, Halesworth Road, Redisham. Garden open 11am-5pm. Admission 3.50, children free. Light refreshments and homemade teas for NGS
Great Barton Outskirts, two gardens open 2-5pm. Combined admission 4, children free. Homemade teas for NGS
Woottens, Wenhaston. Garden open 9.30am-5pm. Admission 2, children free



Monday, June 6
Woottens, Wenhaston. Garden open 9.30am-5pm. Admission 2, children free for NGS


Friday, June 10
Woottens, Wenhaston. Garden open 9.30am-5pm. Admission 2, children free for NGS


Saturday, June 11
White House Farm, Ringsfield, Beccles. Garden open 10.30am-4.30pm. Admission 3.50, children free. Home-made cream teas for NGS

Sunday, June 12
Hesset House, Drinkstone Road, Beyton. Garden open 2-6pm. Admission 3, children free. Homemade teas for NGS
Woodwards, Blacksmiths Lane, Coddenham. Garden open 10am-6pm. Admission 2.50, children free. Homemade teas for NGS


Saturday, June 18
Ickworth House, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds. Garden open 10am-4pm. Admission 4.50, children free. Refreshments in tearoom for NGS


Sunday, June 19
Barracks Cottage, Bacons Green Road, Westhall. Garden open from noon to 6pm. Admission 3, children free. Homemade teas for NGS
The Firs, Church Road, Marlesford. Garden open 11am-5pm. Admission 3.50, children free. Light refreshments and homemade teas for NGS
Great Thurlow Hall, Great Thurlow, Haverhill. Garden open 2-5pm. Admission 4, children free. Tea for NGS
Monksfield House, The Green, Monks Soham. Garden open 11am-5pm. Admission 4, children free. Cream teas for NGS
428 Norwich Road, Ipswich. Garden open 2-5pm. Admission 2.50, children free. Homemade teas for NGS
Smallwood Green Gardens, Bradfield St George. Two gardens open 10am-4pm. Combined admission 3, children free. Homemade teas for NGS


Saturday, June 25
Larks Hill, Tuddenham St Martin. Garden open 1-5pm. Admission 4, children free. Homemade teas for NGS


Sunday, June 26
Brick Kiln Cottage, Warren Hill Lane, Aldeburgh. Garden open 2-6pm. Admission 3, children free. Light refreshments for NGS
Henstead Exotic Garden, Yew Cottage, Church Road, Henstead. Garden open 11am-4pm. Admission 4, children free
Pakenham Gardens, Pakenham. Three gardens open 11am-5pm. Combined admission 3.50, children free. Homemade teas for NGS
Priors Oak, Leiston Road, Aldeburgh. Garden open 2-6pm. Admission 3, children free. Light refreshments, teas and wine for NGS
Rydal Mount, Grays Lane, Wissett. Garden open 11am-5pm. Admission 4, children free. Homemade teas for NGS
Valley Farm Barn, Combs Lane, Combs Ford. Garden open 11am-5pm. Admission 3.50, children free. Homemade teas


Sunday, July 3
Frythe Barn, Wilby Road, Stradbroke. Garden open 11am-5pm. Admission 4, children free. Homemade teas for NGS
2 High View, Derrick Hill, Willisham. Garden open 11am-5pm. Admission 3.50, children free. Homemade teas for NGS
Southleigh, Valley Wash, Hundon. Garden open 10.30am-4pm. Admission 3, children free. Homemade teas for NGS


Sunday, July 10
Redisham Hall, Beccles. Garden open from 2-6pm. Admission 3.50, children free. Homemade teas for NGS
Riverside House, Stoke Road, Clare. Garden open noon to 5.30pm. Admission 3.50, children free. Teas available in town
Woottens, Wenhaston. Garden open 9.30am-5pm. Admission 2, children free


Monday, July 11
Woottens, Wenhaston. Garden open 9.30am-5pm. Admission 2, children free for NGS


Sunday, July 17
Bays Farm, Forward Green, Earl Stonham. Garden open 1-6pm. Admission 3, children free. Homemade teas for NGS
Woodwards, Blacksmiths Lane, Coddenham. Garden open 10am-6pm.Admission 2.50, children free. Homemade teas for NGS
Woottens, Wenhaston. Garden open 9.30am-5pm. Admission 2, children free


Monday, July 18
Woottens, Wenhaston. Garden open 9.30am-5pm. Admission 2, children free for NGS


Saturday, July 23
Larks Hill, Tuddenham St Martin. Garden open 1-5pm. Admission 4, children free. Homemade teas for NGS


Sunday, July 24
Cobbs Hall, Great Saxham. Gardens open from 2-6pm. Admission 3.50, children free. Homemade teas for NGS
Woottens, Wenhaston. Garden open 9.30am-5pm. Admission 2, children free for NGS


Monday, July 25
Woottens, Wenhaston. Garden open 9.30am-5pm. Admission 2, children free


Sunday, July 31
Rosedale, Colchester Road, Bures Garden open noon to 5.15pm. Admission 3, children free. Homemade teas for NGS


Saturday, August 20
Larks Hill, Tuddenham St Martin. Garden open 1-5pm. Admission 4, children free. Homemade teas for NGS


Sunday, August 21
Beech Hall, Depden. Garden 1-5pm. Admission 3, children free. Homemade teas for NGS
Woodwards, Blacksmiths Lane, Coddenham. Garden open 10am-6pm. Admission 2.50, children free. Homemade teas for NGS


Sunday, August 28
Monksfield House, The Green, Monks Soham. Garden open 11am-5pm. Admission 4, children free. Cream teas for NGS


Sunday, September 4
Corner Cottage, Rickinghall Road, Gislingham. Garden open 11am-5pm. Admission 3, children free
Frythe Barn, Wilby Road, Stradbroke. Garden open 11am-5pm. Admission 4, children free. Homemade teas for NGS
Great Barton Gardens, three gardens open noon to 5pm. Combined admission 3, children free. Teas for NGS



Helmingham fair


Not NGS connected but another date for your diary is the Spring Plant Fair at Helmingham Hall on Sunday May 29.
It is the 12th year the Suffolk Group of Plant Heritage have held such an event at the beautiful hall near Ipswich with around 40 exhibitors already booked.
This year there is a pink theme with hundreds of pink plants being given away to early visitors.
The fair opens at 10.30am and closes at 4pm.
Entry is 6 with children under 16 free.


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