A Victorian country house surrounded by a garden designed, created and maintained by the owners to provide maximum all year round interest. The colour coordinated borders and beds are enhanced with topiary, grasses, climbers and many unusual plants. Spring incl tulips and summer bursts into colour with roses and perennials continuing into autumn with vibrant showy dahlias and many other exotics.
Opp Danbury Common (NT), short walk to Danbury Country Park and Lakes and short drive to RHS Hyde Hall.
Wednesday 26 April (2 - 6pm), Monday 1 May, Sunday 4 June (11am - 5pm), Wednesday 13 September (2 - 6pm), Sunday 17 September (11am - 5pm). Admission £4.00, children free. Home-made teas.
Renowned for the quality and variety of our home-made cakes.
Visitors also welcome by arrangement April to September groups 15+ (not Aug) refreshments available. Please enquire about price when booking.
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 first R. Go past Cricketers PH, L on to Bicknacre Rd see NT carpark on L (Park in carpark) garden 50m further on R (3rd house on R).
More about Furzelea
The garden is divided into different themed areas linked by arches and walkways. From the 'Allium Alley' down the camomile steps to pond and on down to the lower vista. Here you can sit in the the original summerhouse and enjoy the colour,peace and tranquility of the garden watching the dragonflies catch their prey. Meandering back through the black and white gravel garden to the sheltered planting of the courtyard where you can take tea and cake.