The Great Garden Trail is proudly supported by

Thank you for your interest in St Elizabeth Hospice’s Great Garden Trail. Whether you’re interested in exploring one or two gardens or planning to complete the whole trail, thank you for supporting the charity in this way.

Each year the hospice needs to generate £10.5million with over 75% of that coming from the generosity of the local community – from people like you. Your support means that we can continue to offer local people and their families a range of services free of charge.

Thank you to all the owners for sharing their gardens with us on The Great Garden Trail. This year, we have a wide range of gardens for you to explore, some are becoming favourites on our open garden trail but we also have some new ones for you to enjoy looking round. Whatever your horticultural interest, there’s something for everyone.

To find out more about each garden taking part, including addresses and opening times, click on the links below. 

March to August

By appointment only Shrubs Farm, Bures


Sunday 25 March The Olde Coach House, Brockdish


Saturday 14 April High Hall, Nettlestead
Sunday 22 April Alde Garden, Sweffling  
Sunday 22 April 1 The Maples,  Akenham


Monday 7 May Great Bevills, Sudbury
Friday 11 May People’s Community Garden, Ipswich
Saturday 12 May Walled Garden, Chantry
Saturday 12 May Holton Hall, Holton St Mary
Sunday 13 May The Place for Plants, East Bergholt
Sunday 13 May The Old Rectory, Nacton
Sunday 20 May Stone Cottage, Wolverstone
Sunday 20 May Open Gardens, Waldringfield
Saturday 26 May Open Gardens, Hadleigh
Saturday 26 May 1 Anchor Mill Cottage, Chelmondiston
Sunday 27 May 1 Anchor Mill Cottage, Chelmondiston
Sunday 27 May The Old Rectory, Orford


Saturday 2 June Middleton Open Gardens, Saxmundham
Sunday 3 June Middleton Open Gardens, Saxmundham
Sunday 3 June Decoy Cottage, Iken
Sunday 3 June Stanny House Farm, Iken
Saturday 9 June The Old Vicarage, Sutton
Saturday 9 June 428 Norwich Road, Ipswich
Sunday 10 June 428 Norwich Road, Ipswich
Sunday 10 June Open Gardens, Felixstowe
Sunday 10 June Bull’s Hall, Knodishall
Friday 15 June Moat House, Woodbridge
Saturday 16 June Spinners Lodge, Brantham 
Sunday 17 June Woodwards, Coddenham Sunday 17 June Bawdsey Open Gardens, Bawdsey
Sunday 17 June Stowupland Cottage Gardens
Sunday 17 June Hidden Gardens of Ufford, Ufford
Sunday 17 June The Brambles, Clopton
Sunday 24 June Glemham Hall, Little Glemham


Sunday 1 July Hungerdowns,  Ardleigh
Sunday 1 July 4 Hungarian Close, Pettistree
Sunday 1 July Beech House, Aldeburgh
Sunday 1 July College Farm, Creeting
Sunday 1 July Barham Hall, Barham
Sunday 8 July Sage Cottage, Westleton
Sunday 15 July Priors Oak,  Aldeburgh
Sunday 22 July By The Crossways, Saxmundham


Saturday 4 August The Rooks, Claydon


Gardens are generously opened by owners on a voluntary basis. We endeavour every effort is made to ensure visitor health and safety, visitors attend at their own risk. While we endeavour to ensure details featured in this guide are true and correct at the time of going to print, we do not take responsibility for any changes or errors that may occur due to circumstances beyond our control or cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances, such as adverse weather conditions. 

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