It’s Spring Flowers Week at Raveningham Gardens, near Hales in South Norfolk from Monday, May 13 to Friday May 17, daily 11am to 4pm, part of the Broads Outdoors Festival.
Enjoy the copper beeches in full leaf, pear and apple trees in blossom, including the 200-year old Queen Charlotte apple tree in the Walled Garden, magnolias, viburnhams and other scented shrubs.
Explore the 18th century walled kitchen garden, Victorian glasshouses, arboretum and herb garden, enjoy the contemporary sculpture throughout the gardens and see cowslips and fritillaries on the wild flower meadows. Raveningham’s 14th century church is open.
Raveningham Gardens, Raveningham, NR14 6NS is open all Thursdays, 11am to 4pm, to the end of August. Entry is adult £4, concessions £3.50 and children under 16 free. Tel. 01508 548152, e. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.raveningham.com.