We are really beginning to work hard on the final push to get the gardens looking lovely for opening on the 16/17th May. The really exciting change is the Bamboo bed - (new names for this area currently under discussion) The bamboo has mostly been dug out, with a bit of help from a digger, but the ... Read More about May opening gets ever closer
Today we had an amazing number of people through the gates - around 500! The weather isn't looking so fabulous for tomorrow, but we will be open from 11-4 officially, but if you are here early we will have someone on the gate from 10am so you can try and beat the weather. Do call in if you are ... Read More about Sunday Snowdrops – OPENING EARLY to beat the weather
The sun is shining and the gates are open, so come and see us here at Hornby Castle Gardens today. The snowdrops are looking fabulous in the sunshine and you can bring the dog for a hearty walk. There is pottery to buy and plants for sale. If you are interested in the history of the castle stop ... Read More about Snowdrop weekend – the gates are open
Very exciting news here at Hornby, we are hosting the Sir John Savile Household on the 27 - 28 June 2015, they are a historical re-enactment society and they will be here for two days. Come and experience life during the 15 century, Wars of the Roses. See how Sir John's men were trained in the ... Read More about New Event – the Sir John Savile Household
Happy New Year from all of us here at Hornby Castle. We are working hard to get the gardens ready for the Snowdrop weekend in February 21/22 2015. There is a lot of muck to move from the changes we are making to some of the main borders and this is taking time and some fair amount of back ... Read More about Happy New Year & Snowdrops!