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Horkesley Hall

Colchester

8 acres of romantic garden surrounding classical house in mature parkland setting. 2 lakes, one with jungle walk. Unusual, ancient and enormous trees. Largest ginkgo tree outside Kew. Walled garden, snowdrops, wild flower garden, blossom, spring bulbs, roses, hydrangeas. Formal terrace overlooking sweeping lawns to woodland. A timeless, family garden with recent and ongoing improvements. A developing lakeside Jungle Walk, a Royal Bed, appeal for all ages. Well-stocked plant stall and home-made cakes, cream teas, meringues and ice creams.
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    A romantic family garden full of atmosphere and secret places. There have been several improvements and additions during the last 2 years, with more underway. This is the first year that we have opened for a Snowdrop Walk and we continue to make a Jungle Walk round the Lower Lake. There is also a Bee Garden - a large area of wild flowers. Large Victorian glasshouse, many scented plants and established climbers including 30 or so varieties of roses, clematis, wisteria and hydrangea. Stunning tree barks. A charming enclosed swimming pool garden and long-established bay and yew. Ponies, hens, trampoline, hiding places and children's playhouse - a popular garden with children, tree lovers and romantics!

Features and Attractions

Wonderful natural setting, vast plane trees, Snowdrop Walk, Jungle walk. A charming enclosed swimming pool garden and long-established bay and yew. A well-stocked Plant Stall.

Horkesley Hall- 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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  • Cancelled opening
Owner Information

Mr & Mrs Johnny Eddis
078085 99290
pollyeddis@hotmail.com
http://www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/10354093

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How to find us

Horkesley Hall
Little Horkesley
Colchester
Essex
CO6 4DB

6m N of Colchester City Centre.
  • More detailed directions
    2m W of A134. Drive right into Little Horkesley Church car park to the very far end - access is via low double black gates at the far end. 10 mins from A12, 20 from Sudbury & 1hr from Newmarket.
Accessibility information

Limited wheelchair access to some areas, gravel paths and slopes quite easy access to tea area with lovely views over lake and garden.

More about Horkesley Hall

A romantic family garden full of atmosphere and secret places. There have been several improvements and additions during the last 2 years, with more underway. This is the first year that we have opened for a Snowdrop Walk and we continue to make a Jungle Walk round the Lower Lake. There is also a Bee Garden - a large area of wild flowers. Large Victorian glasshouse, many scented plants and established climbers including 30 or so varieties of roses, clematis, wisteria and hydrangea. Stunning tree barks. A charming enclosed swimming pool garden and long-established bay and yew. Ponies, hens, trampoline, hiding places and children's playhouse - a popular garden with children, tree lovers and romantics!

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