The Place for Plants, East Bergholt Place Garden, near Colchester
The Place for Plants, East Bergholt is an impressive woodland garden.
The East Bergholt Place gardens were started by the present owner's great grandfather, Charles Eley. The gardens are set in 20 acres around a valley with a small stream and pool.
There are good collections of rhododendrons, camellias and magnolias together with other unusual plants, shrubs and rare specimen trees.
Rupert Eley has undertaken recent plantings over the last 20 years and the garden now contains the national collection of deciduous euonymus.
Grass paths can be slippery, stout outdoor shoes essential.
Excellent nursery in Walled Garden.
2018 East Bergholt Place Gardens open 1 Mar– 30 Sept: daily 10-5, free access for RHS members (weekdays only). Plant Centre all year: daily 10–5 or dusk except Easter Sunday & Christmas/New Year Bank Holidays. Partial disabled access.
Snowdrop walks in February.
- Street: East Bergholt Place
- Postcode: CO7 6UP
- City: East Bergholt, Colchester
- County: Suffolk
- Country: United Kingdom
- Telephone: 01206 299224
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