Historic formal walled garden at the heart of Rochester.
Size of site:
24 June - 24 September 2021
Thursdays & Fridays
10AM - 5PM
Last Entry 4.30PM
17-19 Crow Lane
Rochester train station is ten minutes walk away with high-speed train links to London and beyond.
Admission to the House and Garden
Admission to the Garden
Season Ticket allows you admittance to the garden without booking for the whole season
Rich with the heady scent of summer, these traditional flowers come in many beautiful varieties.
Delicate fronds unfurl every spring in old tree stumps and wet ground, as they have for millions of years.
With no purpose other than to amuse, bemuse or confuse, these are odd garden buildings and structures.
Whimsical shapes and statues clipped from a coat of densely-packed green leaves.
Classic climber, with muscular stems and grape-like bunches of pastel coloured blooms in late spring.
A British favourite, carpeting woodland floors in undulating swathes of green and purple from mid May.
With waxy evergreen leaves and rose-like flowers, Camellias burst into colour as winter loosens its grip.
Yellow heads bobbing in the breeze, these flowers carpet the ground as winter ends and spring begins.
Delicate blossoms foreshadow apple-green leaves, these sculptural trees are stunning in spring.
White and green flowers burst into life in midwinter, through even the hardest of frosts.
Whether a formal fountain or wildlife pond, water provides space for tranquility and reflection.
With winter protection and high humidity, these are perfect for tropical plants and propagation.
As morning frosts begin to set in, the leaves of trees and shrubs light up in reds, yellows and oranges.
Geometric shapes and smartly clipped hedges, with flowers lined up in neat rows like soldiers on parade.
Sheltered from winter winds and balmy in springtime, walls create a microclimate perfect for gardening.
At the tail end of winter through into spring, the boughs of Cherry trees are heavy with beautiful flowers.
Not far from the kitchen table, this well-tended garden is home to plenty of garnishes and salads.
Experience art as you journey through this garden, with interesting pieces arranged outdoors.
Throughout the year, the fertile beds of the veg patch are where you'll find delicious produce ready to eat.
Bursting back with fresh colour every year, these flower borders are perfect for pollinators.