Friday, 2 May 2014

Raveningham Gardens Spring Flowers Weeks - Norfolk

Raveningham - The Bacon Garden, photograph Anne Green Armitage
Raveningham Gardens Spring Flower Weeks, part of the Broads Outdoors Festival are from Monday 12 May to Friday 16 May and Monday 19 to Friday 23 May, open daily 11am to 4pm (closed Saturday and Sunday).

Flowers include ox eye daisies, birds foot trefoil, pink campion, cowslips, meadow buttercup, sorrel, ragged robin, snakeshead fritillaries and yellow rattle on the wild flower meadow and enjoy late bulbs including tulips, forsythia and pulmonaria in the garden.

The 18th century Walled Kitchen Garden with its large glasshouses will be open and visitors will also be able to enjoy views across the new lake established at the turn of the Millennium and the contemporary sculpture in the gardens.  Tea and cakes available.

Garden entry is adult £4, concessions £3.50 and under 16 free. T. 01508 548480, www.raveningham.com.

Raveningham Gardens (NR14 6NS) is 10 miles south east of Norwich, signposted off the A146 at Hales, then B1136