Two Essex country gardens open over Bank Holiday weekend

17:15 30 April 2014

Wickets

Wickets

Archant

Two very popular large country gardens near Saffron Walden will be open for the National Gardens Scheme.

Parsonage House, Helions Bumpstead is often quoted as one of the finest gardens in Essex. The gardens extend to three acres surrounding a 15th century house. There is also a wild flower meadow and an orchard to enjoy.

The garden will be open on Sunday, 2-5pm. Admission is £3.50, children free. Home-made teas available.

Wickets, Langley Upper Green, will be open on Bank Holiday Monday, 1-5pm. The garden boasts peaceful country garden with wide informal borders, landscaped meadows and a delightful parterre. Susan and Doug Copeland, the garden owners, explained that their hundreds of camassia are looking stunning and should still be blooming on Bank Holiday Monday 5th May and there is also much more to discover in the garden.

Admission is £4, children free. Home-made teas available.

The NGS has announced it will distribute £2.5 million to its beneficiary charities this year.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Dunmow Broadcast visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Dunmow Broadcast staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Dunmow Broadcast account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Do you recognise these photographs? Essex Police are keen to trace the owners of the memory cards

Officers in Essex are trying to unite digital storage cards with their rightful owners after a man was arrested on suspicion of theft at Stansted Airport last month.

Yesterday, 17:33
Dunmow. Pic: SaffronPhoto

Travellers who set up an illegal camp on the Recreation Ground in Dunmow on Sunday (August 21) will be served with a ‘direction to leave’ notice by the council.

Yesterday, 09:54
Uttlesford garden competition

Winners of the Best Garden, Best Hanging Basket or Tub and Best Communal Garden in Uttlesford were announced this week.

Mon, 17:01
Hawker Hunter plane at RAF Henlow

The Great Canfield owners of the vintage jet that crashed during last year’s Shoreham air show have settled some of the compensation claims being brought by the victims’ families.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Dunmow Broadcast e-edition E-edition

Most read stories

Newsletter Sign Up