Raveningham Gardens

Raveningham Gardens, 15 miles south of Norwich in South Norfolk.

Gardens of approximately 10 acres surrounding Raveningham Hall, home to Sir Nicholas and Lady Bacon.

Including large herbaceous borders, a working walled kitchen garden, herb garden, a Time Garden inspired by Sir Francis Bacon’s essay, an arboretum and a lake established to mark the Millennium. All in a glorious parkland setting with sculptures by Susan Bacon in and around the gardens.

Tea room offering home-made cakes.

Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome.

Snowdrop Season: Thursday, February 1 to Wednesday, February 28, open Sunday to Friday, 11am to 4pm, closed Saturdays. See drifts of snowdrops in the main garden. Proceeds from Sundays, February 11 and February 18 go to Priscilla Bacon Lodge Hospice in Norwich.

Main Season 

  • Wednesday 4 April to Friday 31 August 
  • Open Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm.
  • Also open Bank Holiday Weekends Sunday and Monday April 1 and 2, Sunday and Monday May 6 and 7, Sunday and Monday, May 27 and 28 and Sunday and Monday, August 26 and 27, 11am to 4pm.
  • Special Summer Sunday openings July 15, 22 and 29 and August 5, 12, 19 and 26, 11am to 4pm.
  • Coach parties welcome

Opening Hours

Monday 3 April to Thursday 31 August

Open Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm.

Also open on Sundays 16, 23 and 30 July, and 6, 13, 20 and 27 August, 11am to 4pm

Find us here

Raveningham, Norwich

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