A pristine and tranquil slice of unspoilt old England.
Size of site:
10.00AM to 4.30PM
Car park (free)
S4 bus route from Magdalen St, Oxford or Banbury and by train to Heyford station 15 minutes walk from the gardens.
An open expanse of water, perfect for wildlife - the cool breeze brings welcome relief from summer heat.
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.
With grass at your feet and fruit ripening above, this shady spot is perfect for a hot summer day.
Whimsical shapes and statues clipped from a coat of densely-packed green leaves.
Grand specimen trees and shrubs standing proud in parkland or woodland settings.
Yellow heads bobbing in the breeze, these flowers carpet the ground as winter ends and spring begins.
White and green flowers burst into life in midwinter, through even the hardest of frosts.
Run your fingers through these plants to release a rich perfume or pick a few leaves to season a meal.
Whether a formal fountain or wildlife pond, water provides space for tranquility and reflection.
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.
Sculptural plants with beautiful branches and winter colour bring the darkest days of the year to life.
With wildlife in abundance and a verdant canopy above, the woods are a perfect place to explore.
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.
From tiny brooks to wide rivers, with gentle sounds, nature and life even in the depths of winter.
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.