Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Raveningham Gardens, Norfolk Broads, Autumn Fruit and Vegetable Weeks


Raveningham Gardens near Hales, South Norfolk are open for two special Autumn Fruit and Vegetable Weeks from Monday, September 22 to Friday, September 26 and Monday, September 29 to Friday October 3, open 11am to 4pm, closed Saturday and Sunday. Entry is adult £4, concessions £3.50 and children under 16 free.

Queen Charlotte Apple Tree - 200 years old
Visitors can explore the walled garden, Victorian glasshouses, orchard, arboretum and herb and thyme garden and enjoy contemporary sculpture throughout the gardens, as well as walk round the lake created to mark the Millennium. Raveningham’s 14th century church will be open. Tea and cake will also be on sale.

Raveningham Church
Some 35 different types of vegetable are grown in the walled garden throughout the year. Grapes, peaches, figs and plants are grown in the glasshouses.

Raveningham Gardens (NR14 6NS) are 10 miles south east of Norwich, signposted off the A146 at Hales, then B1136, t. 01508 548480, www.raveningham.com.