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image for Gardening Event item typeOpen Gardens for National Garden Scheme at Green Island Gardens

Gardens Open, Sun 14 Oct 2018

Green Island Gardens

Green Island Gardens

Contact

Fiona Edmond

01206 230455

Address

Park Road,
Ardleigh,
Colchester,
Essex,
CO7 7SP

Details

Green Island
'A garden for all seasons' A plantsman's paradise with 20 acres packed with rare and unusual plants. Carved within mature woodland are huge island beds, Japanese garden, terrace, gravel garden, seaside garden, water gardens and extensive woodland plantings. Also tearoom with home-made cakes and snacks and nursery offering plants all seen growing in the gardens. Bluebells and Azalea weekend on the 5 & 6 May. Sunday 6 May is in aid of the NGS. It is a chance to see the the stunning azaleas amongst the carpets of bluebells over 20 acres.
Bluebells and azaleas, acers and rhododendrons in May. Water gardens, island beds all summer. Stunning Autumn colour. Light lunches, home-made teas and cream teas served.

Coach parties acceptedEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Guided tours available but pre booking essential.

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 14 Oct 2018

Prices

Sunday 6 May, Sunday 14 October (10am - 5pm). Admission £7.50, child £2.50. Light refreshments.

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 26 Jul - Fri 30 Nov Green Island Gardens
Sun 14 Oct Open Gardens for National Garden Scheme

Location

Directions

Plan route to Green Island Gardens using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TM 056273  Lat: 51.90627 Long: 0.98748

By Road:
From Ardleigh village centre, take B1029 towards Gt Bromley. Park Rd is 2nd on the right after level crossing garden is on the left.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 4 miles from Manningtree station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Guided tours available but pre booking essential.