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Bluebell Cottage Gardens

To get the most from your visit we suggest allowing a couple of hours to enjoy the gardens, wildflower meadow and bluebell woods to the full. Our tea room, recently described by one visitor as "charmingly rustic", offers a selection of tea and cakes, cold drinks and ice cream.

What to see

The garden wraps around Bluebell Cottage (our home), with winding paths enticing the visitor to explore its many different sections. From the nursery, youíll enter the garden through our productive orchard, undersown with a pretty wildflower meadow.

At the top of the garden, modern perennial planting draws the eye across wide borders - but do stop and peer through the hedge at the top of the garden to look for canal boats. The newly extended gravel garden is packed with bright, drought-resistant plants enjoying the sunshine. The large pond, nestling in the centre of the garden is often overlooked as itís very informally planted, but itís a wildlife haven for frogs, newts and damselflies.

Through a little arch the exotic garden beckons, rich in late summer with bold foliage and bright colours. Beyond lies the cottage veg plot, neatly set out in smart box hedges. Do stop and admire the chickens in the corner pen. Young visitors love them and we are happy to provide a handful of corn to feed them.

Finally, our little shady garden offers a quiet still space to hide away for a while and just listen to the bird song around you.