Monday, 6 June 2011

Raveningham Gardens – Special June Rose Weeks



Raveningham Gardens near Hales will be open for two special rose weeks from Monday, June 20 to Friday, June 24, daily 11am to 4pm and Monday, June 27 to Friday, July 1, daily 11am to 4pm. The Edwardian Rose Garden was replanted in 2000 with repeat flowering roses and hybrid tea roses. Old varieties are displayed on the walls of the house.

Visitors can also explore the 18th century walled kitchen garden, Victorian glasshouses, arboretum and herb garden, enjoy contemporary sculpture throughout the gardens and the huge herbaceous borders. Also visit Raveningham’s 14th century church. Tea and cakes are on sale on sunny days.

Raveningham Gardens, Raveningham, NR14 6NS is open all Thursdays, 11am to 4pm, until the end of August. Admission: adult £4, concessions £3.50 and children under 16 free, tel. 01508 548152, www.raveningham.com.