Spring bulbs to feature in Norfolk Open Gardens events

Chestnut Farm in West Beckham. Pictures: NGS

Chestnut Farm in West Beckham. Pictures: NGS


Spring bulbs including anemones, crocus and daffodils will take centre stage as Norfolk opens its gardens to the public.

Raveningham Hall.  Pictures: NGSRaveningham Hall. Pictures: NGS

As part of the National Garden Scheme, Chestnut Farm in West Beckham, near Holt, will open from 11am to 4pm on Sunday, March 3.

Owners John and Judy McNeil Wilson have 55 years of gardening expertise between them.

Elsewhere, the popular and well-known garden at The Old Vicarage, East Ruston, is opening on Saturday, March 9, from 12pm to 5.30pm.

The garden is unique in the huge number of plants that grow ranging from desert cacti to prehistoric tree ferns.

Meanwhile, on Sunday, March 10, the president of The Royal Horticultural Society, Sir Nicholas Bacon is opening his garden at Raveningham Hall, near Loddon, from 11am to 4pm. There will be a good display of early flowering bulbs with a variety of shrubs and trees and a traditional walled garden.

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the North Norfolk News. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the North Norfolk News