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.
Sunday 25 March, Sunday 24 June (11am - 4pm). Admission £5.00, children free. Light refreshments at the Church.
Selection of hot & cold food, sandwiches & cakes, tea & coffee.
Refreshments in aid of All Saints Church Kirtling.
The Lord & Lady Fairhaven
Many of the paths and routes around the garden are grass - they are accessible by wheelchairs, but can be hard work if wet.
How to find us
Kirtling Tower, Newmarket Road, Kirtling, Newmarket, Cambridgeshire, CB8 9PA
6m SE of Newmarket. 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.
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.