24 October 2018

We dropped in to Dilston Physic Garden on a fine morning in October. The garden is located midway between Corbridge and Hexham, in Northumberland.Click the Read More for...

Stillingfleet 004If ever you are near York and have a spare afternoon, then I cannot recommend this garden highly enough (if you like gardens, of course).

What do I love about Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens? Everything! I love its variety, its informality and I especially loved the rill garden.

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They have a website. Here is what they say about themselves:

"Stillingfleet Lodge Garden and nursery is an organically managed, wildlife friendly, family garden close to York. Described as a quintessentially English garden, it is first and foremost a family garden, lovingly planted-up over 40 years by owners Vanessa and John Cook."

 

 

 

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