Year of the English Garden

Year of the English Garden 2016

Year of the English Garden


Celebrate Visit England's Year of the English Garden with us! To get involved, join us for upcoming events, see what's blooming and what's growing in the Kitchen Garden!

Myddelton House Gardens events

Events at Myddelton House Gardens

From live music to group tours, there's loads going on at Myddelton House Gardens for you to enjoy!


Gardeners' Annual Wisteria Coffee Morning Wednesday 1 June
Open Garden Squares Weekend Saturday 18 June - Sunday 19 June
Music at Myddelton - Jazz Sunday 26 June
Gardeners' Summer Fruit Coffee Morning Wednesday 6 July
The Importance of Being Earnest Saturday 9 July
Walking in the Footsteps of Mr Bowles Saturday 23 July



Stable block at Myddelton House Gardens

Art exhibitions

Whether you're an art fanatic or need a new piece to brighten up your home, a variety of artists will be showcasing their work in the old stable block this summer. Please see dates below:


Mystical Myddelton by Stella Hunt
Impossible People by Janet Benge

30 May - 5 June
Bill Dean ROI 13 June - 19 June
Millfield Wednesday Painters 20 June - 26 June
Jenny Ainsley 1 August - 7 August
Monday Painters 15 August - 21 August
Rita Dare 29 August - 4 September


Seasonal highlights

There are several varieties of exotic plants and flowers blooming throughout the year! Here's a snippet of the horticultural delights you can find in the gardens.


Frosty Tulip emerging from Sedum
Crocus Tommasinianus
Ipheion 'Wisley Blue'



The first Peach Flowers
Bird of Paradise in the conservatory
Frog spawn in the conservation area



Lathraea-clandestina (Purple toothwort)


Kitchen Garden

What's growing in the Kitchen Garden?

We've got some delightful produce growing in the Kitchen Garden all year round! You can buy this produce from our very own shop, The Veg Cart. Here's a selection of the fruit and veg that we're looking to grow over the coming year:

  • Garlic

  • Leeks

  • Runner beans

  • Potatoes

  • Strawberries

  • Peaches

  • Nectarines

  • Apples


Plan your adventure

Add accommodation, places to go or events in the Lee Valley to an itinerary.


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