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“Lord and Lady Heseltine have created a garden of major importance at Thenford, one of the most impressive, varied and fascinating to have been made over the last forty years anywhere in the world.” – Charles Quest-Ritson, Country Life, March 2019

Dear Visitor,

Welcome to our new website, which we hope you will enjoy, please check back for new features and stories from the garden.

We are delighted to announce we have added new open days in 2022, and we will be open 19 days in 2022 starting with our Snowdrop days in February. We will also be opening a new visitor centre in early spring

Open Day dates for 2022. Book Now

We look forward to welcoming you to Thenford. If you have any questions, please email us on

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