Both the Southern and Northern walled gardens have been restored, the former to productive fruit and vegetables and the latter to a cherry orchard. The gardens are used for community volunteering, education programmes and school visits. Open to the public on certain advertised days.
Walled gardens dating from the late 18th century cover about 6 acres, with apple orchard of 58 local varieties, vegetables, herbs and herbaceous borders. Impressive range of glass 250ft (137m) long, made up of twelve distinct glasshouses, including a central conservatory and Palm House, all in full production.
The property was purchased by the Copped Hall Trust, and the mansion and gardens are currently being restored. The four acre walled garden was constructed in the 1740s on a west facing slope. Large central dipping pond, ten Victorian glasshouses, one has been restored, and two are in the process of restoration. Produce is sold locally.
Large, privately owned18th century walled garden, set within the Capability Brown landscape park, owned by the National Trust. Several glasshouses, pits have been restored, large dipping pond. Open to the public certain days per week. Interesting and informative website