5-acre garden with mature native and specimen trees. Restored horticultural buildings. Series of garden rooms including Paradise Garden, Garden of Reconciliation, Alhambra fusion. Long herbaceous/mixed border. Temple of Antheia on the banks of a lily lake. Large areas for wildlife incl woodland walk, a nuttery and orchard. Traditionally managed wild flower meadow. Sunken dell with waterfall.
Display of old Margaretting postcards. Small art exhibition. Garden sculpture. Wild flower meadow in traditional orchard.
Sunday 25 March, Sunday 15 April, Sunday 20 May (1 - 4pm), Sunday 17 June (1 - 5pm). Admission £5.00, children free. Home-made teas.
Visitors also welcome by arrangement March to June min 15. For smaller groups please ask for available dates before consulting members. Admission £8.00, children free. Home-made teas.
This garden also makes a donation to St Francis Hospice.
Most of garden wheelchair accessible.
How to find us
Peacocks, Main Road, Margaretting, Essex, CM4 9HY
Margaretting Village Centre. From village Xrds go 75yds in the direction of Ingatestone, entrance gates will be found on L set back 50 feet from the road frontage.
More about Peacocks
Massed spring bulbs in woodland walk, Nuttery and Orchard. Hellebores in spring. Collection of David Austin roses and clematis, incl. 'Tie dye', 'Fond Memories' and 'Wadas Primrose'. Mediterranean and tender plants incl. Datura 'Evening Fragrance' in period greenhouse. Victorian Potting shed, Edwardian summer house with photo exhibition. Melon house and Georgian fruit store. A small art exhibition. Garden sculpture by Dominic Welsh. Vintage narrow gauge railway on display.