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Burrow Farm Gardens

Burrow Farm Bog Garden

Introduction

This is a plantsman's garden created by Mary Benger in the late-20th century. Features include a woodland garden in a Roman clay pit.

BurrowFarmGardens is a beautifully landscaped 10 acre garden. There are many interesting features, including a woodland garden in the Roman clay pit with ponds, moisture loving plants and wild flowers. Old roses and herbaceous plants are featured in the Pergola walk.The terrace garden specialises in late summer flowering perennials. The Millennium garden has a 'rill' and a traditional stone summerhouse.

The water features are combined with unusual plants. The colour combinations in the whole garden are stunning. The site is recommended by the Good Gardens Guide.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Telephone

01404 831285

Access contact details

The gardens are open daily between April and October. Please see: http://www.burrowfarmgardens.co.uk/Information/information.html

Directions

The garden is sign-posted from the A30 and A35. Please see: http://www.burrowfarmgardens.co.uk/Information/information.html

Owners

John and Mary Benger

Features & Designations

Designations

  • Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Features

  • Walk
  • Description: Pergola walk.
  • Summerhouse
  • Description: There is a traditional stone summerhouse.
  • Planting
  • Description: The Millennium garden has a 'rill' and a traditional stone summerhouse.
  • Planting
  • Description: There is a woodland garden in the Roman clay pit with ponds.
  • Garden Terrace
  • Description: The terrace garden specialises in late summer flowering perennials.
  • Woodland garden
Key Information

Type

Garden

Purpose

Ornamental

Principal Building

Domestic / Residential

Survival

Extant

Open to the public

Yes

Civil Parish

Dalwood