Benington Lordship Garden, near Stevenage
The historic site of Benington Lordship, and the views over surrounding parkland lend this garden a unique atmosphere.
The garden at Benington Lordship is famed for its displays of snowdrops around the moat, ruins and Pulham Folly which are complemented by helebores and winter flowering shrubs.
A winter stroll also incorporates the ponds with reflections of the shrubs with coloured barks.
Spring follows with swathes of scillas, daffodils, and fritilaries, before the summer glory of the roses and spectacular double herbaceous borders.
In the walled kitchen garden, vegetables are still grown, alongside the growing collection of named snowdrop varieties - 200 to date.
Open 2015 - For opening times at Benington Lordship visit website. For children an amusing animal quiz trail keeps them occupied! Snowdrops from 7 February. See website for all openings.
- Street: Benington Lordship
- Postcode: SG2 7BS
- City: Benington, Stevenage
- County: Hertfordshire
- Country: United Kingdom
- Telephone: 01438 869668
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