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Tilford House

Ashbourne

A 1½ acre streamside English country garden. Woodland, wildlife areas, alpine beds and ponds lie alongside colourful seasonal planting. Fruit cage and raised beds for vegetables. New beds and borders continually under development in this plantsman's garden. Sit and relax with tea and cake whilst listening to the continuous sounds of the birds.
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    A garden on heavy clay soil which is often waterlogged due to the high water table, situated in a frost pocket, The acid soil enables a rich collection of rhohodendrons, azaleas and acers, Candlebra primulas in variety give a notable display in Spring. Shade loving plants which enjoy moist conditions, flourish in the woodland area.

Press and Media Coverage

Featured in local press on number of occasions.

Tilford House- Canceled

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On this day, this garden is open by arrangement, which means that you will have to contact the owner to arrange visits for groups.

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  • Regular opening
  • Open by arrangement only
  • Cancelled opening
Owner Information

Mr & Mrs P R Gardner
01335 372001
petergardner532@btinternet.com

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How to find us

Tilford House
Hognaston
Ashbourne
Derbyshire
DE6 1PW

5m NE of Ashbourne.
  • More detailed directions
    A517 Belper to Ashbourne. At Hulland Ward follow signs to Hognaston. Downhill (2m) to bridge. Roadside parking 100 metres.

More about Tilford House

A garden on heavy clay soil which is often waterlogged due to the high water table, situated in a frost pocket, The acid soil enables a rich collection of rhohodendrons, azaleas and acers, Candlebra primulas in variety give a notable display in Spring. Shade loving plants which enjoy moist conditions, flourish in the woodland area.

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