A Victorian house surrounded by a garden designed, created and maintained by the owners to provide all year round interest. The colour coordinated borders and beds are enhanced with topiary, grasses,and climbers. April starts with thousands of tulips followed by Alliums. By June the roses are blooming with many perennials,vJuly is hemerocallis show time, Sept includes Dahlias Asters, late exotics.
The garden has many unusual plants and shrubs. Opp Danbury Common (NT), short walk to Danbury Country Park and Lakes and short drive to RHS Hyde Hall.
Wednesday 25 April (2 - 5pm), Sunday 29 April, Sunday 3 June, Sunday 9 September (11am - 5pm), Wednesday 12 September (2 - 5pm). Admission £4.00, children free. Home-made teas.
Visitors also welcome by arrangement April to September groups 15+ mid April to Sept (not Aug) refreshments available. Please enquire about price when booking. Home-made teas.
Avril & Roger Cole-Jones
Very limited wheelchair access, with some steps and gravel paths and drive.
How to find us
Furzelea, Bicknacre Road, Danbury, Essex, CM3 4JR
4m E of Chelmsford, 4m W of Maldon A414 to Danbury. At village centre turn S into Mayes Lane Take 1st R. Go past Cricketers Pub, L on to Bicknacre Rd park in NT carpark immed on L Garden 50m further on R. Extra parking 200 metres past on L.
More about Furzelea
A 2/3 acre peaceful retreat with abundant colour in the planting which attracts a wide variety of wild life including birds and butterflies. The garden is on a gently south facing slope and has a micro-climate that enables us to grow some more slightly tender plants and bring on others earlier.
There is a black and white garden, lily pond, camomile steps and a courtyard where you can have tea surrounded by more exotics.
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