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Gardens & Nurseries

Gardens

Glorious gardens to visit, unusual plants to take home and fascinating workshops to broaden your horizons ....

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Visit Hexham

Discover one of Northumberland's most beautiful and historic market towns and surrounding countryside.

Explore our website to find things to do, places to visit, where to stay and eat. So much to see and do in Hexham to suit all budgets.

Visit Hexham

Discover one of Northumberland's most beautiful and historic market towns and surrounding countryside.

Explore our website to find things to do, places to visit, where to stay and eat. So much to see and do in Hexham to suit all budgets.

Visit Hexham

Discover one of Northumberland's most beautiful and historic market towns and surrounding countryside.

Explore our website to find things to do, places to visit, where to stay and eat. So much to see and do in Hexham to suit all budgets.

Visit Hexham

Discover one of Northumberland's most beautiful and historic market towns and surrounding countryside.

Explore our website to find things to do, places to visit, where to stay and eat. So much to see and do in Hexham to suit all budgets.

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Gardens and Nurseries

Whether you want a plant to give to the friend looking after the dog, a walk in the grounds of a stately home, or a course on garden design or herbal remedies there will be something to interest you around Hexham.

Hexham regularly participates with enthusiasm and success in the Northumbria in Bloom competition and the formal and sensory gardens at Hexham House are well worth a visit – a short stroll from the town centre.

Visit Hexham and see the Physic Garden near CorbridgeGardening enthusiasts can also enjoy some unique experiences within a few miles of the town:

Dilston Physic Garden (left), The Garden Station at Langley, and Chipchase Castle Nursery(below) are all worth a visit for their settings alone, and each has its own special appeal offering plants, courses and expertise in a wide range of areas.

Visit Hexham and see the Chipchase Castle NurseryWillow Bog Bonsai in Wark caters for everyone, from the novice just starting out through to the most dedicated Bonsai enthusiast.

Many local gardens participate in the Red Cross Open Gardens Scheme and the National Gardens Scheme - and some of these welcome visitors by appointment at other times.

A 45 minute drive will take you to the gardens at Wallington Hall (National Trust) or Belsay Hall (English Heritage) which are well worth a visit, while in little over a hour you can reach the spectacular gardens of Cragside (National Trust) or Alnwick Gardens.

Shield Green Nursery and the Holly Bush Nursery NE46 1UD are small independent retail nurseries within 5 miles of the town – In fact Shield Green can be found in the Shambles in the Market Place every day (except Sundays) throughout the year!

A photo of Shield Green NurseryShield Green Nursery, 2 miles from Hexham, have a wide selection of perennials available throughout the year at the market and at their Dipton Mill nursery.

They also offer a selection of cut flowers, bedding plants and wildlife products.

 


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