Hanham Court Gardens develop this rich mix of bold formality, water, woodland, orchard, meadow and kitchen garden with emphasis on scent, structure and romance, set amid a remarkable cluster of manorial buildings between Bath and Bristol.
Sunday 11 February (11am - 4pm), Sunday 27 May, Monday 28 May (12 - 5pm). Admission £5.00, children free. Home-made teas.
Refreshments in aid of local charity.
Partial wheelchair access. Caution: dense gravel paths throughout and some steep landscape.
How to find us
Hanham Court, Ferry Road, Hanham Abbots, Bristol, BS15 3NT
5m E of Bristol centre. Old Bristol Rd A431 from Bath, through Willsbridge (past Queen's Head), L at mini r'about, down Court Farm Rd for 1m. Drive entrance on sharp L bend between signs on Court Farm Rd.
More about Hanham Court
At the end of a tiny lane among fields, this unexpectedly rural Manor house, with 13th century foundations, is a deeply romantic and enchanting garden. Voted ‘No.1 Dreamy Garden’ by Gardens Illustrated 2010, Hanham Court is a striking blend of formal elegance and natural beauty.
The formal garden has luscious borders of old roses, tree peonies and lilies, with enough colours and scents to tantalise all the senses, over looked by statuesque topiary these borders flow beyond the walls into a wild-flower meadows that cover the rambling hills of the Hanham countryside. An amazing woodland garden with pools, snowdrops, magnolias and tree ferns transport you to an almost ‘mythical’ forest. Beyond this picturesque landscape is a kitchen and vegetable garden enclosed in a fence of sweet peas and poppies. This horticultural utopia is the perfect escape from everyday life…