These secret and private Norfolk gardens are opening to the public as part of the National Garden Scheme (NGS) in June 2024.

The NGS raises money for nursing and health charities through admissions, teas and cake. 

1. Oulton Hall

Where: Oulton, Aylsham, NR11 6NU

When: Sunday, June 2, 1.30pm-5pm

Price: Adults: £6, children: free

This six-acre garden with lake and woodland walks is on the grounds of an 18th-century manor house (not open) and clocktower.

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2. Elsing Hall Gardens

Where: Elsing Hall, Hall Road, Elsing, NR20 3DX

When: Sunday, June 9, 10am-4pm

Price: Adults: £8, children: free

A 10-acre garden and park, featuring a significant collection of old roses, surround a 15th-century moated manor house (not open).

Great British Life: The garden at Wensum HouseThe garden at Wensum House (Image: Supplied by NGS)

3. Wensum House

Where: Station Road, East Rudham, PE31 8SU

When: Sunday, June 9, 1pm-5pm

Price: Adults: £5.50, children: free

Two acres including lawns, mature trees and woodland areas outside a Georgian house, previously owned by doctors attending the Royal Family at Sandringham.

4. Home Farmhouse

Where: 91 The Street, Hindringham, NR21 0PS

When: Saturday, June 15-Sunday, June 16, 10am-5pm

Price: Adults: £6, children: free

An imaginative two-acre garden developed over the past 25 years featuring an orchard, herbaceous borders, a wildflower meadow and much more.  

5. Manor House Farm

Where: Wellingham, Fakenham, PE32 2TH

When: Sunday, June 16, 11am-5pm

Price: Adults: £7, children: free

A charming four-acre country garden, including a rose tunnel and a small arboretum, surrounds a farmhouse.

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6. 47 & 51 Norwich Road

Where: Stoke Holy Cross, NR14 8AB

When: Saturday, June 22, 11am-5pm

Price: Combined admission - adults: £6, children: free

These gardens provide a variety of colourful and mixed planting, perennials, roses and annuals.

7. Walcott House

Where: Walcott Green, Walcott, NR12 0NU

When: Sunday, June 30, 10am-5pm

Price: Adults: £6, children: free

A 12-acre site featuring formal gardens planted around 19th-century farm buildings, which includes a herb garden and a small arboretum.

There are 20 Norfolk gardens in total opening to the public in June - see the full programme and book (if required) at