View gallery

Kirtling Tower

Newmarket

Surrounded by a moat, formal gardens and parkland. In the spring there are swathes of daffodils, narcissi, crocus, muscari, chionodoxa and tulips. Closer to the house, vast lawn areas Secret and Cutting Gardens. In the summer the Walled Garden has superb herbaceous borders with anthemis, hemerocallis, geraniums and delphiniums. The Victorian Garden is filled with peonies. Views of surrounding countryside. A Classic car display will be in attendance. Mr Feinson and his Arcadia Recorder Group will be playing in the walled garden. Rougham Nurseries and Helens Herbaceous will bring a selection of plants for sale. There will be a variety of craft stalls on both dates as well as a display of Stonework from the Fairhaven Stoneyard. The Church will be providing delicious hot and cold refreshments throughout the day.
  • read more

    Kirtling Tower has a moat, though the third side now forms the dry moat. The beautifully designed garden with historical features includes a Walnut Avenue and an ancient Tudor Walk. Open for spring interest with grass paths running through swathes of daffodils and other glorious spring bulbs. The vast lawn areas closer to the house allow for a good walk. We are open for one day in the summer too. The Walled Garden, a sight to behold in the summer, has spectacular herbaceous borders with abundant lush planting including anthemis, hemerocallis, geraniums and delphiniums. The Cutting Garden is full of roses, sweet peas, and flowers for the house. The Cloister Courtyard is planted with hydrangeas, roses and box, whilst the Victorian Garden has an array of stunning herbaceous peonies.

    Click here to read The Garden Gate is Open blog on this garden

Press and Media Coverage

In June 2017 the garden's open day was reported in the Newmarket News.

Kirtling Tower- Canceled

Refreshments:

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

Pre-booking essential, please go to our events page to book your tickets.

Admission by donation

Admission:
  • Adult:
  • Concessions:
  • Child:

On this day, this garden opens as part of .

Admission also gets you entry to this garden in the area:

Click the dropdown arrow next to the opening date above to find details of entry costs and to add the opening to your online calendar.

Click on any opening date on the calendar above to find details of entry times, entry price and to add the opening to your online calendar.

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

The Lord & Lady Fairhaven

Favourites Share

Add this garden to your favourites – you'll be able to find it again more easily and, if you'd like, we can send you updates about future openings.

How to find us

Kirtling Tower
Newmarket Road
Kirtling
Newmarket
Cambridgeshire
CB8 9PA

6m SE of Newmarket.
  • More detailed directions
    From Newmarket head towards village of Saxon Street, through village to Kirtling, turn L at war memorial, signed to Upend, entrance is signed on the L.
Accessibility information

Many of the paths and routes around the garden are grass - they are accessible by wheelchairs, but can be hard work if wet.

More about Kirtling Tower

Kirtling Tower has a moat, though the third side now forms the dry moat. The beautifully designed garden with historical features includes a Walnut Avenue and an ancient Tudor Walk. Open for spring interest with grass paths running through swathes of daffodils and other glorious spring bulbs. The vast lawn areas closer to the house allow for a good walk. We are open for one day in the summer too. The Walled Garden, a sight to behold in the summer, has spectacular herbaceous borders with abundant lush planting including anthemis, hemerocallis, geraniums and delphiniums. The Cutting Garden is full of roses, sweet peas, and flowers for the house. The Cloister Courtyard is planted with hydrangeas, roses and box, whilst the Victorian Garden has an array of stunning herbaceous peonies.

Click here to read The Garden Gate is Open blog on this garden

Not what you're looking for?
Back to your search