Events at the Garden

Opening hours 2017

Events Dates Times
Snowdrops and winter flowers Weds Feb 8th - Sun March 5th 12-4pm
Easter bank holiday weekend Sun 16th & Mon 17th April 12-4pm
May Bank Holiday weekend Sun 28th & 29th May 12-4pm
Flower Festival and Open Gardens Sat 24th & Sun 25th June 12-4pm
Chilli Festival Sat 26th, Sun 27th & Mon 28th August 10am - 5pm

 
  • Please note the Gardens are not open on a regular weekly basis and there is no public access to the grounds outside the advertised hours.
  • Location work & group bookings are welcome throughout the year.
  • Our tea room is only open in February when we serve hot soup, cream teas, tea, coffee & cakes. On all other openings refreshments are available in the parish hall in aid of St. Peter's church or village groups. For prebooked parties outside normal opening times, tea/coffee can be arranged when making a booking..
  • Coaches are welcome at Benington Lordship - please contact (01438)869668 for more details as booking is essential.
  • Infomation for disabled visitors

     

     
  • Snowdrops 2017

    This is our most popular event when the gardens are carpeted in a spectacular display of snowdrops around the remains of the Norman Castle and surrounding moat.

     

    Opening times: Weds Feb 8th - Sun March 5th, 12-4pm

     

    Prices: Adults £5 (Concessions £4 - not on Sundays) Children: Under 16's £2, Under 12's Free.

     

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  • Easter 2017

    In late March the gardens are covered by Scilla bithynica, a dainty relative of the Bluebell.

     

    Opening times: Sun 16th & Mon 17th April, 12-4pm

     

    Prices: Adults £4. Children: Under 16's £2, Under 12's Free.

     

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  • May Bank Holiday 2017

    Early in May the herbaceous borders are starting to fill out with new growth...

     

    Opening times: Sun 28th & 29th, May 12-4pm

                             

     

    Prices: Adults £4. Children: Under 16's £2, Under 12's Free.

     

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  • Flower Festival and Open Gardens 2017

    Many of the gardens around the church and village green are open, some have stalls for plants and books etc and refreshments are provided over both days.

     

    Opening times: Sat 24th & Sun 25th June, 12-4pm

     

    Prices: Adults £5. Children: Under 16's £2, Under 12's Free.

     

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  • Chilli Festival 2017

    Our Chilli Festival is a family event offering a chance to buy Chilli plants, products and sample foods from around the world.

     

    Opening times: Sat 26th, Sun 27th & Mon 28th August, 10am - 5pm.

     

    Prices: Adults £7.50 Children: Under 16's £2.50, Under 12's Free.

     

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