NOW OPEN! GARDEN TALKS ALSO AVAILABLE

Pop-up Cafe in the grounds of our stunning Hall.

Open daily from 8am to 4pm from Saturday 25 July throughout the Summer.

Why not take some time out to enjoy our glorious gardens over a cup of coffee?

We will be offering a range of options from scotch eggs, sandwiches and salads to tubs of ice cream and homemade scones with cream.

Breakfast menu, including full English option available until 10am

Our gardens are fully open for you to explore, we are suggesting a donation of £5 per group for garden entry, which can be made at the café.

  • In line with Government regulations please provide contact details on your arrival
  • Card payments only
  • Well behaved dogs on leads welcome - please clean up after your dog
  • No picnics, only food purchased on site may be consumed within the grounds
  • No ball games, scooters or cycling in the gardens
  • Hall is closed except for access to the toilet facilities

FREE GARDEN TALKS

The Garden Team are pleased to present a range of short gardening talks to enhance your visit. We are delighted to continue our partnership with local qualified Medical Herbalists who will each offer talks on Thursdays. These talks are free but we would appreciate a donation of £5 payable to the Garden Fund via the card reader at the registration point at the front of the hall. Due to Covid-19, the maximum numbers permitted per talk is 12. Minimum numbers required per talk is 6. A distance of 2 metres from the speaker and other participants is required at all times. Talks are subject weather conditions and we reserve the right to cancel or postpone. On occasions it may be necessary to change the title, which will be notified in the café area outside the front of the hall. Talks will take place on the Rose Lawn unless otherwise advised. Some limited seating provided. No recording of the presentations. There is some garden explorer information for children available.

SCHEDULE OF TALKS

Places are limited - To book please click the link

Monday 10 August @ 11.30am - The History of Madingley Hall and Garden

Monday 10 August @ 2.00pm - 'Capability' Brown & Edward,Prince of Wales, two famous visitors

Tuesday 11 August @ 11.30am - An introduction to the garden trees

Tuesday 11 August @ 2.00pm - Plant Heritage: Conserving Plants

Wednesday 12 August @ 11.30am - Gardener's Question Time

Thursday 13 August @ 11.30am -Herbs for Immunity

Thursday 13 August @ 2.00pm - Herbs for Immunity

Friday 14 August @ 11.30am - 'Capability' Brown, his Madingley Design and Legacy

Friday 14 August @ 2.00pm - 'Capability' Brown, his Madingley Design and Legacy

Saturday 15 August @ 11.30am - What to look for in the Madingley Garden

Saturday 15 August @ 2.00pm - What to look for in the Madingley Garden

Sunday 16 August @ 11.30am - What to look for in the Madingley Garden

Sunday 16 August @ 2.00pm - What to look for in the Madingley Garden

Monday 17 August @ 11.30am - Busting Horticultural Myths

Monday 17 August @ 2.00pm - Busting Horticultural Myths

Tuesday 18 August @ 11.30am - Late summer interest in the Garden

Tuesday 18 August @ 2.00pm - Late summer interest in the Garden

Wednesday 19 August @ 11.30am - Gardener's Question Time

Thursday 20 August @ 11.30am -Natural first aid with herbs

Thursday 20 August @ 2.00pm - Natural first aid with herbs

Friday 21 August @ 11.30am -The History of Madingley Hall and Gardens

Friday 21 August @ 2.00pm - 'Capability' Brown & Edward,Prince of Wales, two famous visitors

Saturday 22 August @ 11.30am - An introduction to the Garden Trees

Saturday 22 August @ 2.00pm - Foliage: Contrasts and Variations

Sunday 23 August @ 11.30am - Late Summer interest in the Garden

Sunday 23 August @ 2.00pm - Late Summer interest in the Garden

Monday 24 August @ 11.30am - Late Summer plant propagation

Monday 24 August @ 2.00pm - Late Summer plant propagation

Tuesday 25 August @ 11.30am - Autumn Lawn Maintenance

Tuesday 25 August @ 2.00pm - Autumn Lawn Maintenance

Wednesday 26 August @ 11.30am - Gardener's Question Time

Thursday 27 August @ 11.30am - Seasonal Herbal Remedies

Thursday 27 August @ 2.00pm - Seasonal herbal remedies