Garden

A horticultural haven

The gardens here are an idyllic place to explore and relax © Nunnington Hall, National Trust

The gardens here are an idyllic place to explore and relax

With the River Rye meandering through the grounds and the original garden walls creating an intimate atmosphere.

Within the walls lies the main lawn bordered on either side by orchards containing apples, pears and stone fruit, underplanted with wild flower meadows.

The Cutting Garden

Opening in 2009 the Cutting Garden is the most recent addition © Nunnington Hall, National Trust

Opening in 2009 the Cutting Garden is the most recent addition

Here we grow vegetables, fruit and herbs for the kitchen, and flowers to be cut for decorating the house, helping us to reduce Nunnington Hall’s carbon footprint.

This area of the garden showcases our organic methods. Check out our helpful signs for more information.

  • Splashing in a puddle © National Trust

    Mud Pie Kitchen

    Visit our new mud pie kitchen to create your own muddy delicacies.

  • 50 things to do before youre 11¾ © National Trust

    50 Things

    Explore our garden where you can: call an owl, make a grass trumpet, run in the rain and hunt for bugs.

Organic principles

The garden has been completely organic since 2002, combining traditional methods and modern techniques. We are gaining status as a leading organic garden and our signs can give you advice on embracing organic techniques.

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