Doddington Place Gardens

Doddington Place Garden, near Sittingbourne

With a tea room serving delicious home made cakes, scones and lunches, and special events throughout the year, Doddington Place Gardens is well worth a visit.

The Gardens at Doddington Place were originally designed by Markham Nesfield, father of the famous designer William Nesfield, and consist of 10 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens - a perfect place to enjoy a relaxing day.
With a notable woodland garden which is spectacular in May and June, bursting with colour from azaleas and rhododendrons, an Edwardian rock garden and sunken garden, there is plenty to see and enjoy. The rock garden has been completely restored and retains its original Edwardian framework
Extensive lawns and avenues are framed by impressive clipped yew hedges and fine trees add interest. The yews were planted by Maude Jeffreys (nee Oldfield) before the First World War.  They are now one of the most memorable features of the gardens and have evolved into giant mounds like a range of cumulus clouds.
The garden has featured in numerous magazine and newspaper articles and twice on TV in Country Ways.

What are Doddington Place Gardens Opening Times?
Opening Times  - see latest information by visiting website.

Snowdrop Festival

Group visits also on other days by prior arrangement.
Coaches by appointment.
Free car parking.

Disabled access, groups welcome by appointment on additional days.

Are Doddington Place Gardens Dog Friendly?
Yes on leads
Where can we stay near Doddington Place Gardens?
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Is Doddington Place National Trust?
No it is privately owned.

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  • Telephone: 01795 886101
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  • Street: Doddington Place Gardens
  • Postcode: ME9 0BB
  • City: Sittingbourne
  • County: Kent
  • Country: United Kingdom


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