Large herbaceous borders, Victorian walled kitchen garden with glasshouse, herb garden, time garden, arboretum with newly created stumpery, Millennium lake, in a parkland setting surrounding Raveningham Hall. Sculptures by Susan Bacon.
Raveningham Gardens and the Park are protected by shelter belts of woodland. These create a kinder environment for the herbaceous and mixed borders, wildflower meadows and rolling lawns. The walled Victorian kitchen garden provides more shelter for fruit, vegetables and cut flowers such as sweet peas. The Gardens hark back to Edwardian plans with the planting enhanced in the 1960s by Priscilla, Lady Bacon. The current owner’s mother, she was an energetic plantswoman who collected many rare species from around the world transforming the Garden over 50 years. The walled kitchen garden was brought back to full working order in the last 20 years and is now producing fruit, vegetables and flowers for the House. There is a fine late 19th century Boulton and Paul range of glasshouses, stocked conservatory and melon pits, all in working order.
Admission £2.50pp – via our honesty box at entry.
Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays
1pm – 4pm only