Summer Gardens Hezlett House & Downhill Demesne

Bog Garden

Don't forget to explore the gardens around Hezlett House and Downhill Demesne this summer! Travel through time at the historical Hezlett House whilst walking through the orchards and gardens on display. Or why not visit Downhill Demesne's Bog Garden, Walled garden or grab a snack and a cup of coffee and rest in our more recent Secret Garden.

Don't forget to explore the gardens around Hezlett House and Downhill Demesne this summer! Travel through time at the historical Hezlett House whilst walking through the orchards and gardens on display. Or why not visit Downhill Demesne's Bog Garden, Walled garden or grab a snack and a cup of coffee and rest in our more recent Secret Garden.

Downhill Summer Gardens are the perfect place to spot bluebells, wildflowers, rhododendrons and other varieties of flowers and plants. Downhill hosts anamazing arboretum from Dawn redwood and Coast redwood trees to the Wollemi Pine, Monkey Puzzle and Gingko tree.

Come along to Downhill Demesne on Sat 19 August 2017 at 10-12 noon to explore Downhill's Secret Gardens. A ranger will take you through the historic Downhill Estate and will help you to complete some of your '50 things to do before you're 11¾'.

You can help us protect our gardens through donations. Such donations and memberships fees will help us with an upcoming long-term project to create a wildflower meadow in the Walled Garden at Lion's Gate.