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Kentwell Hall Gardens Reopen

Kentwell Hall's glorious gardens in Long Melford will reopen to the public this weekend (June 6 & 7) on select dates to be pre-booked in advance.

At this time of year, Kentwell Hall's gardens are at their most colourful and fresh and are a haven of peace and tranquility in a busy world, with naught but the birdsong to disturb you.  

A mass of wild flowers, including pyramid orchids, take over the tennis court lawns, and the mixed border beds in the Walled Garden and the Sunken Garden are a riot of colour.  The herb garden is flourishing and the moat walls are draped the foliage of soon-to emerge soft roses.


On Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th June, the Hall will be shearing their and, although the farm will be closed, they hope to have a limited viewing area from the Gardens!

Kentwell's Gardens are extensive and provide quiet space for comfortable relaxation in beautiful surroundings.  Visitors should have little problem in keeping distant from other visitors!

Please book entry in advance (before 10am on the day of your visit) at https://www.kentwell.co.uk/events/house-and-gardens-early-summer. Opening times are from 12 noon until 3pm.  The Gardens will close at 4pm. Limited refreshments will be offered as a take-out service. Toilets near the tearoom area will be available for use, on a one-out/one-in basis.  

All visitors must follow current social distancing guidelines, and follow the specific instructions for the one-way route around the gardens.  Kentwell will publish precautions and rules for guidance. They ask all visitors to bring their own gloves and hand sanitiser.  You are welcome to wear masks or face-coverings.