A Georgian house and pleasure grounds, set within a late eighteenth-century park of earlier origins.
Hackthorn, Lincolnshire, LN2 3PQ
Garden open days
The eighteenth-century Grade 1 hall and surrounding formal gardens are situated in forty acres of landscaped parkland. The fifteen-acre gardens comprise formal and woodland areas, an ornamental and productive walled garden. The formal garden leads from the hall down towards the lake with sections designed by Bunny Guinness. The 400-year-old walled garden contains fruit, vegetables, flowers from the cutting garden and a glasshouse boasting the largest privately owned and second-oldest grape vine in Britain, planted in 1868. Over the years only six gardeners have looked after the gardens!
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