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Myddelton House Gardens, Enfield

Categories: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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4.7/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web
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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  • Having had operation needed to get out of the house. Lovely gardens. Peaceful. Helpful staff. Cafe is great. Good prices and choice. 
  • I love these delightful gardens, we often go for a stroll on a sunday afternoon and finish in the courtyard cafe where you get nice cake and tea/coffee. Every time we visit there is something new to s...  read more »
  • Myddelton House gardens are operated by the Lea Valley Park authority, and open to the public for most of the year. If you can do so, it's worth visiting every few months, as the types of flowers and ...  read more »
  • Great gardens and a nice place to spend a few hours. Helpful staff and good facilities.
  • Very impressed Maaively improved since I last visited more than 10 years ago. A lovely afternoon out and completely free
  • Great relaxing.beautiful garden
  • Always an interesting and peaceful place to visit.
  • Great little place
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