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March 23rd and 24th and September 14th and 15th.
April - July.
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Vineyard and woodland walk. Excellent restaurant that features in both the Good Food Guide and the Michelin Guide. NB. for directions - Follow the brown signs to Wyken Vineyards from the A143 at Ixworth.
Wyken Plant and Craft Fair on Sunday 28th April
Six Bells Country Inn, Bardwell, Bury St. Edmunds
The Leaping Hare at Wyken Vineyards, Wyken Hall (To book telephone 01359 250287)
Ixworth Bury st Edmunds
The garden at Wyken is very cleverly designed as a set of traditional gardens organised as rooms to complement the Elizabethan house. These include a knot garden and a herb garden designed by Arabella Lennox-Boyd. There is an English kitchen garden, wildflower meadows, a nuttery with gazebo and a copper beech maze. Beautifully maintained, this is one of the best private gardens developed in recent years in this country.
Features include the woodland garden, roses both new and old-fashioned, a plantsman's collection of plants, herbs, fruit, shrubs and herbaceous borders. Notable is the award-winning seven-acre vineyard. A new pond has recently been created and planted up.
This garden was designed by Sir Kenneth and Lady Carlisle and also Arabella Lennox-Boyd. The garden improvement began in 1979 and continues.