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East Lambrook Manor Gardens

Perfect cottage garden inspiration and independent hardy plant nursery.

  • 4.3

  • from 63 Google reviews

Snowdrops and a river
Snowdrops and a river

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About the garden

East Lambrook Manor Gardens is the iconic and quintessentially English cottage garden created by the celebrated 20th-century plantswoman and gardening writer Margery Fish. It was here that she developed her own style of gardening, combining old-fashioned and contemporary plants in a relaxed and informal manner to create a garden of immense beauty.

Charming pathways wind through the garden, guiding visitors past the abundant borders and the noteworthy collections of Hellebores, Hardy Geraniums and Snowdrops. You will also find a superb specialist hardy plant nursery - it’s the perfect opportunity to find a real head-turner for your own plot.

East Lambrook has been recognised by English Heritage and awarded its Grade 1 status. It remains one of Britain’s most celebrated cottage gardens and provides plenty of inspiration for this style of planting.

Opening times

1st February - 29th October Tuesday - Saturday (and Sundays in February) 10AM to 5PM

Useful details

Garden area

1.75 Acres

Dog walking

Yes - Dogs on leads.

Cafe or restaurant

Food and drink facilities include a cafe/restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating.

Family

Yes - Children of all ages.

Bicycle storage

Yes - Bikes can be put out of sight if requested.

Wheelchair access

Mostly inaccessible (some paths moderately flat and paved).

Shops

Yes - There is a plant shop.

Wheelchair hire

Wheelchairs are available for hire. One wheelchair available at no charge. Email an advance for use.

Silver Street, Somerset, TA13 5HH

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East Lambrook Manor Gardens
Silver Street, Somerset
TA13 5HH
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Google reviews

  • 4.3

  • from 63 Google reviews

Anne Wareham

3 weeks ago

3

Mad plant garden. Not sure it works aesthetically but you can imagine its famous creator pottering with pleasure. Good nursery.

Mike Drayton

2 months ago

5

When the snow drops are out really lovely to see and will make a lovely trip wherever. Nice cup of tea 🍵 and as always that piece of cake 🎂.

Bob Iles

2 months ago

4

This is a beautiful little garden, cottage style, originally made by Margery Fish. It's not big but it is clever in its planting and layout. The car park is on the opposite side of the road which makes it nice to approach the house head on. The house is now entirely made over to a tea room, toilets and a small gallery space. You cannot enter the house or gardens without encountering steps and narrow paths, so not wheelchair friendly, and it would be spoilt if it was. There is a fantastic collection of snowdrops here, so February is a good time to visit. Plant selling area takes over a fair area in the garden and some paths within stitches you can't enter.

Andy Muir

2 months ago

4

A nice small garden with many different areas to walk round. Good coffee and home made cakes on offer too

Pippa Gough

2 weeks ago

5

Stunning cottage garden, cakes and coffee too. More unusual.plants for sale - as seen growing in the garden itself. Take a notebook.

Contact the garden

01460 240328

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