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Last day of Autumn Week

The end of the season, what a lovely day to finish Autumn Week and the 2014 season at Godinton.  We all hope you have enjoyed the gardens, join the gardeners today carving pumpkins in the Walled Garden.

Help with the bug hotel

Autumn Week continues with the garden staff making a bug hotel in the garden this afternoon.  Come and join in the Autumn fun, remember the tearoom is open from 1pm until 4pm.

Bats fly in for Autumn Week

Come and join in the fun, we had bats galore in the Walled Garden and it wasn’t just the children having fun in the craft tent.  Later today, Singleton Environment Centre will be in the garden for the afternoon for everyone to enjoy some eco art.

Autumn Week

Autumn Week started yesterday with families enjoying the traditional treasure hunt organised by the garden staff.  The craft marquee was a hive of activity with children making bats, ghosts and other autumn crafts. Tearoom open from 1pm for refreshments, Alan Sage will be in the garden making willow stars and mini brooms as the additionalFind out more

The second flowering of our Delphinium collection in the walled garden is really extraordinary this year. The cutting beds and potager are packed with colour – Dahlias, Zinnias, Rudbeckias and Cosmos all making the most of the glorious weather.  There are still some places on our Autumn Garden Tasks workshop on Sat 4th Oct ifFind out more

Workshops begin again

September will see the return of the garden workshops with Head Gardener, Viv Hunt and Fiona Abrahams. Starting with Autumn propagation on September 13th from 9.30am until 2.30pm. The workshops are relaxed, informal and informative giving individuals the opportunity to address their own gardening queries.  

Sculpture in the Garden

The first week of our “Sculpture in the Garden” has been a huge success! The work of twenty artists with wildly differing work in wood, glass, ceramics, iron and steel, are dotted around all areas of the Garden. The show will continue for another two weeks, finishing on the 17th August.