4 very diverse gardens; cottage garden and koi fish pond; formal walled garden; hilltop garden with' windows' in formal hedging and natural wooded garden sloping down to the riverside. Set in/close to lovely village of Eckington with riverside parking and picnic site. Brook House - acre of cottage style planting with koi carp pond and new summer house/patio area. Mantoft - formal walled garden with fish pond, topiary and dew pond, with ducks and geese. Hedges and stone paths, gazebo overlooking garden and new dovecote. Hilltop - 1 acre with sunken garden/pond, rose garden, herbaceous borders and formal hedging with 'windows' and views over extensive countryside. Nafford House - 2 acre mature natural garden/wood with slopes to River Avon, formal gardens around the house and magnificent wisteria.
Saturday 27 May, Sunday 28 May, Monday 29 May (11am - 5pm). Combined admission £6.00, children free. Home-made teas at Brook House on Saturday & Monday; at Nafford House on Sunday.
Visitors also welcome by arrangement May to September could be all or some of the gardens depending on dates/availability. Price will reflect availability. Please enquire about price when booking. Home-made teas.
Group Coordinator Lynn Glaze
Some wheelchair access issues at all gardens esp. Nafford House - see NGS website for details.
How to find us
Eckington Gardens, Brook House, Manor Rd, Eckington, Worcestershire, WR10 3BH
4 gardens - 1 in Manor Rd, 2 in or close to New Rd/Nafford Rd, 3rd 1m out on Nafford Rd. A4104 Pershore to Upton & Defford, L turn B4080 to Eckington. In centre, by war memorial turn R for Brook House & L for other gardens.
More about Eckington Gardens
Four diverse gardens with cottage/herbaceous beds, topiary, ponds and wildlife. Set in/close to lovely village of Eckington with riverside parking and picnic site.
Brook House, in Manor Road is a large open garden with herbaceous planting & a large koi pond with rockery surrounding.Two gardens on or close to the road to the Combertons: Mantoft (formerly The Croft) - magnificent thatched manor house with formal walled garden with fish pond, topiary and dew pond, with ducks and geese.. Hedges and stone paths, gazebo overlooking garden & new dovecote. Hilltop - 1 acre garden with sunken area & pond, rose garden, herbaceous borders & formal hedging which has 'windows' cut out to enjoy the fabulous views over beautiful countryside & the River Avon. Nafford House - 2 acre mature natural garden & wood with slopes to River Avon. Formal gardens around house and magnificent wisteria.