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27th April - Blagdon < Back


Blagdon 12.noon -4.30pm

Seaton Burn Newcastle upon Tyne NE13 6DB

(Old A1, 2 miles North of Seaton Burn)

 

Lord & Lady Ridley

 

One of the gardens scheme’s oldest and finest. Blagdon provides a beautiful day out with extensive grounds filled with daffodils including and arboretum and quarry garden. Entertainment, pony rides, refreshments and plant sales.

Adult Price £3.50 Accompanied children free.

18th May - Lilburn Tower

Lilburn Tower 2.00pm – 5.30pm

Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 4PQ

(On A697, 3 miles south of Wooler, right of road going north.)

Mr & Mrs Davidson

 

Large formal gardens with walled garden and large glass house, lawns and conservatory. Woodland walk, beautiful Japanese Acers, pond garden. 11 th century Pele Tower and 15 th century church.

Adult Price £4.00 AccompaniedChildren Free

1st June - Stagshaw House


Stagshaw House 12noon – 5.00pm

Corbridge, Northumberland NE45 5PG
(2 miles North of Corbridge on A68)

Mr & Mrs P Burnell

Formal terraced garden with beautiful views of Tyne Valley and plenty of garden seating. Woodland walks with rhododendrons and azaleas. Herd of alpaca in park, tennis, croquet, music during the afternoon, Chapel open evensong 5pm.

Adult Price £3.50 Accompanied Children Free

8th June - Styford Hall


Styford Hall 2.00pm – 6.00pm

Nr Corbridge, Northumberland NE43 7TY
(South of B6530, 2 miles East of Corbridge)

Mr & Mrs R.H. Dickinson

Victorian walled garden with herbaceous borders and kitchen garden. Riverside and woodland walks. Tennis Court, Cricket, Croquet and French Boules in grounds. (Please bring your own bats and rackets etc). Outdoor heated swimming pool £3.00 extra. Exceptional plant stall, & teas.

Adult Price £3.50 Accompanied Children Free

22nd June - Halton Castle


Halton Castle 2.00pm – 6.00pm

Corbridge, Northumberland NE45 5PH
(Turn off A68, 1 mile North of Corbridge)

Sir Hugh & Lady Blackett

Terraced garden with Herbaceous borders, shrubs, and lawns with beautiful views over the Tyne Valley. Homemade teas, plant stall and church Norman origins.

Adult Price £3.50 Accompanied Children Free

 

29th of June - Fallodon Hall

Fallodon Hall 2.00pm – 5.30pm

Christon Bank, Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 3HF
(A1 Rd. 5 miles north of Alnwick. Turn off to Christon Bank (B6347). Lodge entrance after 2 mile)

Mr & Mrs Mark Bridgeman

Formal gardens in traditional grounds, Lake, lovely woodlands, specimen trees and kitchen garden.

Adult Price £3.00 Accompanied Children Free

 

29th June - Newbrough Hall + Newbrough Lodge

Newbrough Hall 2.00pm – 6.00pm

Newbrough, Hexham, Northumberland NE47 5AJ
(4 miles west of Hexham, drive through Fourstones and into Newbrough, 150yds after school turn right at Newbrough Hall)

 

Hon. M.H. & Mrs Beaumont

Walled garden with shrubs and roses, woodland garden with specimen trees and grounds, opened jointly with Newbrough Lodge which is a ¾ mile scenic walk away.

Adult price £4.00 (for both gardens) Accompanied Children FREE.

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Newbrough Lodge 2.00pm – 6.00pm

Newbrough, Hexham, Northumberland NE47 5AT
(4 miles west of Hexham, drive through Fourstones & Newbrough, ¼ mile out of village
turn right by church)

Mr & Mrs Mark Liddell

Walled garden with shrubs and roses, woodland garden with specimen trees, home made teas, tennis court, parish church open at drive entrance, opened jointly with Newbrough Hall which is a 1 mile scenic walk away across fields.

Adult price £4.00 (for both gardens) Accompanied Children FREE.

 

5th July - Mindrum

Mindrum 2.00pm – 5.00pm

Nr Cornhill on Tweed, Northumberland TD12 4QN
(On B6352 between Yetholm and Cornhill on Tweed)

Mrs V Fairfax

Approximately 3 acres, of lushly planted mixed borders, with old fashioned roses, rock and water gardens surrounded by lovely hill views and Bowmont River. Riverside Walk. Marquee with TV for Wimbledon “with cream Teas and Strawberries”

Adult Price £3.50 Accompanied Children Free

6th July - Walwick Grange House


Walwick Grange House 2.00pm – 5.30pm

Humshaugh, Hexham, Northumberland NE46 4BH
(Situated on the B6319 about half way between Chollerford & Warden. Entrance gateway (stone pillars & white gate) is on elbow bend, close to farm Steading)

Mr & Mrs Douglas Menzies

Peaceful and sheltered traditional country house garden overlooking the
river North Tyne. Lawns, herbaceous borders, rose garden, shrubs, old walls and riverside views.

Adult Price £3.50 Accompanied Children Free.

20th July The Old Vicarage at Warden

The Vicarage Warden 2.00pm – 5.00pm

 

The Old Vicarage Warden NE46 4SL
(3 miles from Hexham. Turn left off A69 heading West signposted Fourstones, Newbrough, Warden. Keep to right of Boatside Inn. First house on left before Warden)

 

Malcolm & Anne Pickering

 

Walled orchard, greenhouse, Herbaceous mixed borders, lawns, wildlife friendly pond and shaped garden area. 4 acres of woodland walks, medieval motte – good views of the Tyne Valley.

 

Adult Price £3.50 AccompaniedChildren Free

27th July - Dilston Physic Garden


Dilston Physic Garden 11am – 4.00pm

Dilston Mill House Corbridge Northumberland NE45 5QZ
Dilston Physic Garden is located between Hexham and Corbridge on the A695, approximately 15 miles west of Newcastle Upon Tyne, in the Tyne Valley.

Professor Elaine Perry

 

Discover the power of plants, this colourful, contemporary physic garden appeals to all. Unique in the UK it is the inspired creation of Professor Elaine Perry, a neuroscientist who directs research into plant medicines and occupies a tranquil site above the Devil’s Water at Dilston in the Tyne Valley. Herbs and trees with properties for health and medicines grow in abundant quantities, clearly labelled with their traditional medicinal uses and up-to date scientific, clinical evidence. This is also a sensory garden of great natural beauty, full of intoxicating scents, winding paths and unexpected elements from bespoke art sculptures to a croquet lawn and courses, workshops, products for sale, herbal refreshments.

Adult Price £4.50 Accompanied Children free

31st August - Thornley House


Thornley House 2.00pm – 5.00pm
(By appointment at other times)

Allendale, Hexham, Northumberland NE47 9NH
(From Allendale town, down hill from the “Hare & Hounds” public house for 1 mile to 5 Road Junction. Cross junction and into Thornley House Drive)

Mrs. E. Finn

1 Acre garden consisting of woodland, stream, pond, Rosa Rugosa avenue and mixed planting. A feline theme is evident in this child friendly garden. Real cats and ornamental animals enhance the garden. 2 Giant Maine Coons. Safari for children. Cat and garden lovers Bed & Breakfast.

Adult Price £3.50 Accompanied Children free

19th October - Blagdon < Back


Blagdon 1.00pm-4.o0pm

Seaton Burn Newcastle upon Tyne NE13 6DB

(Old A1, 2 miles North of Seaton Burn)

 

Lord & Lady Ridley

 

The last of the season. One of the garden scheme’s oldest and finest. Blagdon provides a beautiful day out with extensive grounds including and arboretum and quarry garden.

Adult Price £3.50 Accompanied children free.

 

Red Cross garden open to the public in Northumberland - www.visitalnwick.org.ukRed Cross National Gardens Brochure 2014


To download the full regional list under the Red Cross Garden's Open program
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NGS Gardens Open To The Public in Northumberland - www.visitalnwick.org.ukNational Gardens Scheme - 2014


NATIONAL GARDENS SCHEME

In addition to the above please also check out the National Gardens Scheme Page for "Gardens Open For Charity"
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