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Myddelton House Gardens, Enfield

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Delve into the enchanting six acres of Myddelton House Gardens and discover the compelling story of one of Britain’s most famous self-taught gardeners, artists and expert botanists - Edward Augustus Bowles. He lived in Myddelton House from 1865 to 1954 and dedicated much of his life to transforming the gardens with his love of unusual and exotic plants. There’s an impressive range of flora and fauna to stimulate the senses each season. Explore the unusual plants of the Lunatic Asylum, newly restored Kitchen Garden, colourful Alpine Meadow and the extensive snowdrop collection which bring the gardens to life during February. The gardens are also home to a beautiful carp lake, a Victoria conservatory and a number of historical artefacts collected and treasured by Mr Bowles, including pieces from the original St Paul’s Cathedral and the Enfield Market Cross. Don’t miss the 108 year old Wisteria which turns a brilliant blue when it flowers during May.
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  • An unscheduled visit to this gem proved an unqualified success as we strolled through these enchanting gardens. It's like Kew in miniature! The range of plants, flowers, vegetables, fruit and succulen...  more »
  • Visited on Sunday 4th June, free entry and £2.50 to park the car all day. Such a beautiful garden, plenty to experience, see & smell. So tranquil and on a sunny day - priceless. Lovely cafe, reasonabl...  more »
  • Taking a walk with some friends around Enfield area, we came to Myddleton House and Gardens.. a delightful venue not only to enjoy the grounds but also the courtyard cafe. We ordered tea and scones an...  more »
  • Myddleton is a beautiful location, free entry all year round, and perfect for a short walk. Get away from the city and delve into wild gardens, a destination the whole family will enjoy. Scenic views, family friendly and mostly wheelchair accessible. Bring a picnic, or eat at the on site café. A relaxing day out.
  • Lottery grant has helped restore the gardens to their former glory. E.A Bowles and unveiled by HRH The Duchess of Cornwall in 2011. There is a cafe and entrance is free.
  • Great gardens and a nice place to spend a few hours. Helpful staff and good facilities.
  • Beautiful gardens and really peaceful
  • Very impressed Maaively improved since I last visited more than 10 years ago. A lovely afternoon out and completely free