Sunday, 17 June 2012

Raveningham Gardens – Special June Rose Weeks

Raveningham Gardens near Hales will be open for two special rose weeks from Monday, June 18 to Friday, June 22, daily 11am to 4pm and Monday, June 25 to Friday, June 29, 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, .

Photograph: Julia's Rose