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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 available in the museum. Throughout the year gardeners give both seasonal and historical tours. Visitors welcome to attend monthly Gardeners’ Coffee Morning and enjoy a tour before heading back to the Bowles Tea Room for cake and coffee. The venue also hosts 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

Steps and gravel paths, but most parts of the garden are accessible via ramps or pathways.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

The Garden

Myddelton House Gardens are steeped in history and contain a miscellany of plants. One of Britain’s most influential self-taught horticulturists, Edward Augustus Bowles, created the gardens, which are home to several national plant collections, glasshouses, a kitchen garden, peach house, 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 project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Spanning 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 available in the museum. Throughout the year gardeners give both seasonal and historical tours. Visitors welcome to attend monthly Gardeners’ Coffee Morning and enjoy a tour before heading back to the Bowles Tea Room for cake and coffee. The venue also hosts 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

Steps and gravel paths, but most parts of the garden are accessible via ramps or pathways.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

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