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9–10 June 2018

9–10 June 2018

Myddelton House Gardens

Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–17:00
Sunday 10:00–17:00

Activities

Information about Bowles and the history of the gardens in the museum. Throughout the year, our gardeners give both seasonal and historical tours. Join us for the monthly Gardeners Coffee Morning and enjoy a fascinating tour of the gardens before heading back to the Bowles Tea Room to enjoy a slice of cake and cup of coffee. We also host several art exhibitions, outdoor theatre and music events throughout the year.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Bulls Cross, opposite Turkey Street
Nearest postcode: EN2 9HG

Buses

217, 317, 617, 629 to Turkey Street (500m).

Station

Turkey Street (1 km)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Although there are steps and gravel paths, most parts of the garden are accessible via ramps or pathways.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

The Garden

Steeped in history and containing a miscellany of plants, the gardens were created by one of Britain's most influential self-taught horticulturists, Edward Augustus Bowles.

The gardens are home to several national plant collections, glasshouses, peach house, kitchen garden, rock garden and famous ‘Lunatic Asylum’. Various historical artefacts can be discovered around the eight acres of gardens, from the old Enfield Market Cross to the 300-year-old life-size lead ostriches.

The gardens have undergone a period of extensive restoration following a two-year Heritage Lottery funded project. Spanning over three different centuries, Bowles' garden continues to be brought back to its former glory.

Head Gardener: James Hall
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–17:00
Sunday 10:00–17:00

Activities

Information about Bowles and the history of the gardens in the museum. Throughout the year, our gardeners give both seasonal and historical tours. Join us for the monthly Gardeners Coffee Morning and enjoy a fascinating tour of the gardens before heading back to the Bowles Tea Room to enjoy a slice of cake and cup of coffee. We also host several art exhibitions, outdoor theatre and music events throughout the year.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Bulls Cross, opposite Turkey Street
Nearest postcode: EN2 9HG

Buses

217, 317, 617, 629 to Turkey Street (500m).

Station

Turkey Street (1 km)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Although there are steps and gravel paths, most parts of the garden are accessible via ramps or pathways.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

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