Hornby Castle Gardens

Garden Open Days

The Gardens are open to the public for special events during the year. You can explore the beautiful gardens and river walk and visit the walled garden nursery to view the display borders.

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Next Open Weekend – 24th/25th May – see below

Plants are available for sale. A ceramic and sculpture exhibition by a talented local artist is also open in the castle drawing room  www.wynabbot.com.

Historical talks on the history of the castle will be held in the castle drawing room.

Garden talks by our resident gardener Ken Green.

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Garden Open Weekend 2014

24th/25th May 2014

10.30am-4.30pm

Entrance £3 under 5′s free

Information

Refreshments

Tea & coffee and cakes will be available on site. Further refreshments are available in the village institute, post office tea rooms and in the two village pubs.

Come and have a cup of tea in the walled garden where you can also buy lovely plants from Mary Green and her award winning nursery.

Dogs are welcome

We welcome dogs, but please keep them on leads and clear up after them. There are some lovely walks around the garden that everyone including your four legged friends will enjoy.

Disabled access

Being built on a hill disabled access is very limited, there are a number of tarmac paths, however they are mostly very steep to access, whilst we do our best to ensure we can provide some disabled parking this is very limited and is at the bottom of the drive – it does not take you up to the main house.

There is parking in the village. There is no parking at the house or in the grounds.

For further information click here to email or Telephone 07971004428

Talks

There are talks at 12 noon in the drawing room by Sue Bull on the history of the castle, this is an informal and informative talk on the previous residents of the house.  A brief history of the individuals and families and how they came to live at Hornby Castle.

Ken Green will hold garden talks at 2pm in the walled garden – Ken is the resident gardener along with his wife Mary Green at Hornby Castle. Ken often travels to gardening clubs, giving talks on his extensive knowledge, particularly in the area of woodland gardens specialising in hostas and ferns.

Clay Alchemy Exhibiton

Selling exhibition of sculpture & pottery in the castle drawing room by Wyn Abbot Award Winning Local Artist. Wyn has chosen to the name of clay alchemy for her exhibition as it relates to the transformation that clay undertakes when it is submitted to fire, turning soft malleable clay to something stone like and beautiful.

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GARDEN OPEN DATES 2015

SNOWDROP WEEKEND

21 -22 FEBRUARY  2015

11am until 4pm

MAY GARDEN OPENING

16-17 MAY 2015

10.30 am until 4.30pm