National Garden Scheme

 

We’re updating this page on a regular basis as we build up the 2024 listings.

National Garden Scheme : Chignal Road
160 Chignal Road, Chelmsford, CM1 2JD and 8 Dene Court, Chignal Road, Chelmsford CM1 2JQ
Tuesday 18th June 2024, 12 – 4pm
160 Chignal Road is a relatively newly created garden slowly transforming but full of floral and leafy planting. 8 Dene Court is a well-established compact garden full of roses and climbers. Admission to both gardens £6, children free. Light refreshements at 160 Chignal Road.
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National Garden Scheme : Moynes Farm, Great Bentley
Moynes Farm, Wick Road, Great Bentley Colchester CO7 8RA
Tuesday 18th June 2024 and Wednesday 19th June 2024, 12 – 4pm
A large country garden and two acre woodland, opening for the first time for the National Garden Scheme. Vibrant planting, mature trees, shrubs and perennials. Pottery workshop and kiln. Admission for adults £6, children free. Homemade teas. Plants for sale
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National Garden Scheme: Elm Road, Little Clacton
17 Elm Road, Little Clacton. Clacton-on-Sea, CO16 9LP
Saturday 22nd June 2024, 11am – 4pm
This is a compact country garden beautifully maintained as a modern take on a cottage style garden. Lots of ideas for smaller gardens. New to the NGS this year. Admission for adults £4, children free. Homemade teas. Plants for sale
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National Garden Scheme: Cedar Avenue, Wickford
2 Cedar Avenue, Wickford, SS12 9DT
Sunday 23rd June 2024, 11am – 4pm
A large town garden with dry garden area, large collection of containers with tropical style planting. Collections of hostas, succulents and carniverous plants. Pond and wildlife area. Admission for adults £6, children free. Homemade teas. Plants for sale.
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National Garden Scheme: Fullers Hall, Mashbury
Fudlers Hall, Fox Road, Mashbury CM1 4TJ
Sunday 23rd June 2024, 2 – 5pm
An award-winning and romantic two-acre garden packed with roses. Long herbaceous borders full of shrubs and perennials. Wonderful views and plenty of seating. Admission for adults £6, children free. Homemade teas.
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National Garden Scheme: Little Oakley
83 Harwich Road, Little Oakley, Harwich CO12 5JA and Stowford House, 99 Harwich Road, Little Oakley CO12 5JA
Sunday 23rd June 2024, 10.30am – 4pm
Two contrasting gardens, both with many areas of interest. Woodland walk, hot borders, orchard and flowers and vegetables. Admission for two gardens for adults £6, children free. Tea.
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National Garden Scheme: The Mount, Roydon
The Mount, Epping Road, Roydon, CM19 5HT
Sunday 23rd June 2024, 11am- 4pm
Magnificent garden in eight acres, three of formal gardens the rest woodland. Mixed planting, lots of colour plus works of art and i-spy sheets for children.
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National Garden Scheme: Peacocks, Margaretting
Peacocks, Main Road, Margaetting, CM4 9HY
Sunday 23rd June 2024, 11am – 4pm
Ten acres of varied garden with seating areas ideal for picnics. Series of garden rooms, large lake, specimen trees, walled garden, long mixed borders. Winner of Daily Mail Gardener of the Year. Admission for adults £5, children free
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National Garden Scheme:
Two Cottages, Church Road, Chrishall, SG8 8QT
Sunday 23rd June 2024, 12-4pm (and Sunday 30th June 2024, 12 – 4pm)
Completely charming 1.5 acre garden in beautiful rural village. Over 215 roses, tranquil seating areas, Shetland ponies. AS seen on BBC Gardeners World. Admission for adults £5, children free.
Light refreshments.
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National Garden Scheme: East End Paglesham
4 New Row, Waterside Road, EastEnd Paglesham, SS4 2EP and 4 Boarded Row East End Paglesham SS4 2EN
Tuesday 25th June 2024, 11am – 4.30pm
Two long and narrow gardens in the fascinating village of Paglesham near Rochford. Each in its own style but both packed with plants and many ideas to take away. Why not make it a day out and explore the village and enjoy lunch in one of two pubs. Admission for two gardens for adults £5, children free. Parking will be clearly signed. Teas served in the Mission Hall.
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National Garden Scheme:
Keeway, Ferry Road, Creeksea, CM0 8PL
Wednesday 26th June and Sunday 30th June 2024, 2 – 5pm
Large, mature country garden with fabulous views over the River Crouch. Formal terraces, glorious mixed borders, vegetables plus wilder areas with paddocks and lake. Admission for adults £5, children free. Homemade teas. Plants for sale
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National Garden Scheme:
Brick House, The Green, Finchingfield, CM7 4JS
Saturday 29th June 2024, 2 – 6pm
Stunning 1.5 acre garden in the centre of this picturesque village. Distinct planting styles, hidden cottage-style garden, beautiful herbaceous borders. Contemporary sculptures throughout.
Admission for adults £6, children free. Homemade teas.
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National Garden Scheme:
Two Cottages, Church Road, Chrishall, SG8 8QT
Sunday 30th June 2024, 12 – 4pm
Completely charming 1.5 acre garden in beautiful rural village. over 215 roses, tranquil seating areas, Shetland ponies. AS seen on BBC Gardeners World. Admission for adults £5, children free.
Light refreshments.
NGS website

National Garden Scheme: Oak Farm, Wakes Colne
Oak Farm, Vernons Road, Wakes Colne, Colchester CO6 2AH
Wednesday 10th July 2024, 2-5pm
Informal farmhouse garden of about an acre which makes the most of stunning views over the Colne Valley. Roses and secret garden, trees, shrubs , salvias and dahlias. Admission for adults £5, children free. Homemade teas
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National Garden Scheme: 1 Whitehouse Cottages, Woodham Water
1 Whitehouse Cottages, Blue Mill Lane, Woodham Water CM9 6LR
Sunday 14th July 2024, 10am – 3.30pm
A small secret garden nestled in rural Essex. Wrapped around the Victorian cottage the plot includes roses and beds filled with beds and borders softly planted with a cottage feel. Local blacksmith, Dean Harris, will have a pop-up forge making and selling metal garden accessories. Homemade teas. Admission for adults £5, children free
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National Garden Scheme: Furzelea, Danbury
Furzelea, Bicknacre Road, Danbury CM3 4JR
Sunday 14th July 2024, 11am to 5pm
A country garden of just under an acre designed, planted and maintained by the owner over the seasons to showcase colour, scent, texture and form. Salvias and grasses plus many unusual and beautiful plants are found by following the path through the gardens. Short walk away from Danbury Country Park and Lake. Homemade teas. Admission is £6 for adults, children free.
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National Garden Scheme : Chignal Road
160 Chignal Road, Chelmsford, CM1 2JD and 8 Dene Court, Chignal Road, Chelmsford CM1 2JQ
Tuesday 16th July 2024, 12 – 4pm
160 Chignal Road is a relatively newly created garden slowly transforming but full of floral and leafy planting. 8 Dene Court is a well-established compact garden full of roses and climbers. Admission to both gardens £6, children free. Light refreshements at 160 Chignal Road.
NGS website

National Garden Scheme : Isabella’s Garden, Leigh on Sea
42 Theobalds Road, Leigh-on-Sea, SS9 2NE
Sunday 28th July 2024, 12-4.30pm
An enchanting town garden that is full of colour through to autumn. Roses, clematis, agapanthus, herbaceous plants, alpines, containers and succulents fill every corner of the garden. Plus wildlife pond and water feature. The garden is in Leigh-on-Sea just five minutes walk from the cockle sheds of Old Leigh. Homemade teas with wide range of homemade cakes. Admission for adults £5, children free
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National Garden Scheme : Old Timbers, Maldon
Church Street, Maldon CM9 5HW
Friday 16th August 2024, 11am – 4.30pm
Large walled garden, skillfully designed with raised veg beds, lawns, rose clad pergola, a pond colour-themed beds. Several seating areas. Admission for adults £5, children free. Light refreshments
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National Garden Scheme: 30 Queens Road, Rayleigh
30 Queens Road, Rayleigh SS6 8JX
Saturday 31st August 2024 and Sunday 1st September 2024, 11am – 5pm
A cottage garden with roses, shrubs and homegrown annual, plus colourful jungle border with exotic perennials but still with space for children to play. Admission for adults £5, children free. Homemade teas.
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National Garden Scheme: Oak Farm, Wakes Colne
Oak Farm, Vernons Road, Wakes Colne, Colchester CO6 2AH
Sunday 8th September 2024, 2-5pm
Informal farmhouse garden of about an acre which makes the most of stunning views over the Colne Valley. Roses and secret garden, trees, shrubs , salvias and dahlias.
Admission for adults £5, children free. Homemade teas
NGS website

National Garden Scheme: Furzelea, Danbury
Furzelea, Bicknacre Road, Danbury CM3 4JR
Sunday 15th September 2024, 11am to 5pm
A country garden of just under an acre designed, planted and maintained by the owner over the seasons to showcase colour, scent, texture and form. Salvias and grasses plus many unusual and beautiful plants are found by following the path through the gardens. Short walk away from Danbury Country Park and Lake. Homemade teas. Admission is £6 for adults, children free.
NGS website

National Garden Scheme : Isabella’s Garden, Leigh on Sea
42 Theobalds Road, Leigh-on-Sea, SS9 2NE
Sunday 22nd September 2024, 12-4.30pm
An enchanting town garden that is full of colour through to autumn. Roses, clematis, agapanthus, herbaceous plants, alpines, containers and succulents fill every corner of the garden. Plus wildlife pond and water feature. The garden is in Leigh-on-Sea just five minutes walk from the cockle sheds of Old Leigh. Homemade teas with wide range of homemade cakes. Admission for adults £5, children free
NGS website