Raveningham_Bacon_ Garden_Anne Green Armitage

Raveningham Gardens near Hales in South Norfolk are opening at Spring Bank Holiday weekend on Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27, 2pm to 5pm.

Enjoy the apple blossom in full flower, including the 200 year-old Queen Charlotte apple tree, lilacs emerging, scented shrubs, and the huge herbaceous borders filling with colour. Explore the 18th century walled kitchen garden, Victorian glasshouses, arboretum and herb garden, enjoy contemporary sculpture throughout the gardens. Also visit Raveningham’s 14th century church. Tea and cakes on sale each day.

Raveningham Gardens, Raveningham, NR14 6NS are also open all Thursdays, 11am to 4pm, until the end of August, admission adult £4, concessions £3.50 and children under 16 free. Tel. 01508 548152, www.raveningham.com.