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Helmingham Hall Gardens near Stowmarket © ShowCapture

Gardens are opening in Suffolk

Suffolk's gardens have been carrying on growing behing closed doors but now it is safe to open them to the public once again.  Enjoy the creativity and landscapes and maybe get some inspiration for your own hideaway.
Ickworth GardensIckworth House Gardens and parkland are now open

Ickworth House Italian Gardens and Parkland

The park and gardens at Ickworth have re-opened since 3rd June to great delight and have been taking a steady flow of bookings.

The Gardens are hidden amongst the trees and you will be able to relax and wander through gardens with herbaceous borders, a Victorian stumpery and Italian Garden.

Tickets are released every Friday to ensure visitors and staff can maintain social distancing and keep everyone safe.  Please make sure you book as they will have turn people away who arrive and haven't. 

You will be unable to go inside Ickworth House on this occassion as it is still closed.

Kentwell Hall Gardens

From 6th June Kentwell's Gardens in Long Melford will be opening and showing off at a time when they are at their most colourful.  With extensive grounds there is plenty of room to keep your distance from other visitors and relax.
View the Sunken Garden and see the mass of wild flowers taking over the tennis court lawns.  It won't be long before the roses are in full bloom to adorn the moat walls.

To visit the gardens you will need to make a booking to enable a limited number of people to be visiting at any time.

Please note that the House and Moat House are not open to visit at this time.

Kentwell Hall Gardens

 The Moat at Kentwell Hall, soon to be adorned with roses

Helmingham Hall Gardens

Helmingham Hall Gardens, in the heart of the Suffolk countryside, will be opening from Tuesday 9th June.  

The spectacular Grade 1 Listed Gardens offer complete tranquility amongst the setting of parkland, with red deer and the spectacular moated Hall.

A limited number of visitors will be allowed at any one time to the gardens and grounds to enable social distancing.

Helmingham Hall in Suffolk (c) John FieldingAn aerial view of Helmingham Hall Gardens 

Abbey Gardens, Bury St Edmunds

The 14-acre gardens and park in the centre of the historic town of Bury St Edmunds are set within the abbey wall that runs from the ancient Abbot's Bridge via the imposing Abbey Gate to St Edmundsbury Cathedral.

The gardens are an ideal place to enjoy a picnic and enjoy watching the 'world go by' in beautiful surroundings.

Abbey Gardens, Bury St EdmundsEnjoy the peace in Abbey Gardens.

Christchurch Park

Christchurch Park sits in the centre of the waterfront town of Ipswich.  The 70 acres is filled with trees and rolling lawns along with a delicately created arboreta. 


Christchurch Park in IpswichWander along the paths through Christchurch Park


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