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Kencot Gardens

Lechlade

In 2019, 5 gardens and the allotments will open as part of Kencot Gardens. The Allotments, tended by 8 people, growing a range of vegetables, flowers and fruit. Ivy Nook with spring flowers, shrubs, rockery, small pond, waterfall, magnolia and fruit trees. Belham Hayes, a mature cottage garden with mixed herbaceous borders, two old fruit trees, small vegetable patch and an emphasis on scent and colour coordination. Manor Farm has a 2 acre walled garden with bulbs, wood anemones, fritillaria in mature orchards, old English fruit trees, pleached lime walk, 130yr old yew ball and Black Hamburg vine. Also you will see chickens and occasionally pigs and lambs. Kencot House, a 2 acre garden and a haven for wildlife incl a gingko tree, shrubs, spring bulbs, clockhouse, summerhouse and a carved C13 archway. Well House, a ⅓ acre garden with mature trees, hedges, wildlife pond, waterfall, small bog area, bulbs giving early colour, mixed borders and rockeries.
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    The Allotment :The allotment was one of the first allotment to open for NGS and have been opening for 13 years. Eight people tend the plots growing a range of vegetables, flowers and fruit

    Belham Hayes : This is a mature cottage garden with mixed herbaceous borders and two old fruit trees. Planting scheme with the emphasis on scent and colour coordination. Small vegetable patch to the side of the property.

    Kencot House: Charming 2 acre garden. Gingko tree and shrubs provide a backdrop to spring bulbs which bloom in abundance in this walled garden. A haven of tranquillity for wildlife and all who visit with kitchen garden, clockhouse, summerhouse and carved C13 archway providing added interest.

    Manor Farm: 2 acre walled garden. Grade II listed C17 house (not open). Naturalised bulbs, wood anemones, fritillaria in mature orchards with many varieties of old English apples, pears, quince, and mulberry. Pleached limewalk, clipped 130 yr old yew balls, allium box, greenhouse with ancient Black Hamburg vine. Revolving summerhouse. Chickens and occasionally pigs and lambs. A stream runs along the garden boundary

    Ivy Nook: The garden continues to be a mass of colour throughout all seasons. Shrubs and mixed borders with spring bulbs and summer plants, rockeries and a small pond with waterfall make for a charming small garden, in the shadow of a magnolia and old apple tree

    Well House: acre garden with mature trees and hedges, miniature woodland glade, wildlife pond with waterfall and small bog area. Plentiful bulbs in springtime with island beds and mixed borders providing yr-round interest. Semi enclosed patio with dry stone walling, rockeries and bulb containers giving early colour.

Features and Attractions

Plant sale at Manor Farm.

Kencot Gardens- 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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How to find us

Kencot Gardens
Kencot
Lechlade
Gloucestershire
GL7 3QT

5m NE of Lechlade.
Accessibility information

No wheelchair access to The Allotments.

More about Kencot Gardens

The Allotment :The allotment was one of the first allotment to open for NGS and have been opening for 13 years. Eight people tend the plots growing a range of vegetables, flowers and fruit

Belham Hayes : This is a mature cottage garden with mixed herbaceous borders and two old fruit trees. Planting scheme with the emphasis on scent and colour coordination. Small vegetable patch to the side of the property.

Kencot House: Charming 2 acre garden. Gingko tree and shrubs provide a backdrop to spring bulbs which bloom in abundance in this walled garden. A haven of tranquillity for wildlife and all who visit with kitchen garden, clockhouse, summerhouse and carved C13 archway providing added interest.

Manor Farm: 2 acre walled garden. Grade II listed C17 house (not open). Naturalised bulbs, wood anemones, fritillaria in mature orchards with many varieties of old English apples, pears, quince, and mulberry. Pleached limewalk, clipped 130 yr old yew balls, allium box, greenhouse with ancient Black Hamburg vine. Revolving summerhouse. Chickens and occasionally pigs and lambs. A stream runs along the garden boundary

Ivy Nook: The garden continues to be a mass of colour throughout all seasons. Shrubs and mixed borders with spring bulbs and summer plants, rockeries and a small pond with waterfall make for a charming small garden, in the shadow of a magnolia and old apple tree

Well House: acre garden with mature trees and hedges, miniature woodland glade, wildlife pond with waterfall and small bog area. Plentiful bulbs in springtime with island beds and mixed borders providing yr-round interest. Semi enclosed patio with dry stone walling, rockeries and bulb containers giving early colour.

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