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Skipwith Hall Garden

In front of the Queen Anne manor house, Skipwith Hall, sits an ancient mulberry tree and the four acre gardens are boundaried by walls dating from 1700. There are extensive mixed borders and several areas including Richard’s Garden that were designed by Cecil Pinsent, who also designed several well known gardens in Italy between the wars.

The working kitchen garden was refashioned in 2005 around a circular pool with a maze of herbs, veg and cut flower borders and pleached crab apples. A handsome Victorian greenhouse stands on the south facing wall. A double beech hedge divides the kitchen garden from the orchard with a latticework of grass paths. Well- trained fruit clothes the orchard walls. Through the far corner door lies the Italian garden which is currently undergoing restoration.

This year visitors will find the summer house in the corner of the woodland has been transformed into a shell house by local artist Linda Fenwick. In the mini arboretum started by the current owner’s father in the 1980s are Acer, Davidia, Halesia, Cornus, Hamamelis and other specimen trees.

Garden Tours & Talks

Gardens Open for Charity
NGS Open Gardens

Date for 2018 announce soon.

A wonderful opportunity to come and look around this beautiful and diverse garden.  Ample parking, refreshments and WCs.

Skipwith Village Summer Fete
Saturday 24th June 2017 from 2.30pm

Traditional Garden Fete in glorious garden surroundings.

Get in touch with us on:
+44 (0)1904 728252
Or email:
enquiries@escrick.com
Country Land & Business Association Winners of The Bledisloe Gold Medal
RICS Award for Building Conservation David Bellamy Gold David Bellamy Hedgerow Conservation Honey Bee Friendly Holiday Park
National Training Award Members of the BH&HPA Visit Britain 5 star Award for exceptional park National Landlords Association
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