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  • Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Garden, next open Wed 4 Apr - Fri 31 Aug 2018, £4.50-£5


Raveningham Gardens

Raveningham Gardens


Gardens of approximately 10 acres surrounding Raveningham Hall, home to Sir Nicholas and Lady Bacon. Including large herbaceous borders, a Victorian walled kitchen garden with glasshouse, herb garden, a Time Garden inspired by Sir Francis Bacon's essay, an arboretum with newly created stumpery, lake established to mark the Millennium. All in a glorious parkland setting with sculptures by Susan Bacon in and around the gardens.

Coach parties acceptedOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Wed 4 Apr - Fri 31 Aug 2018
Raveningham Gardens Main Season 2018
Wednesday 4 April to Friday 31 August Wednesday to Friday, 11am to 4pm.
Also open Bank Holiday Weekends Sunday and Monday April 1 and 2, Sunday and Monday 6 and 7 May, Sunday and Monday 27 and 28 May and Sunday and Monday 26 and 27 August, 11am to 4pm.
Special Summer Sunday openings on 15, 22 and 29 July and 5, 12, 19 and 26 August, 11am to 4pm.


£5 and £4.50 concessions

Pre-booked group visits (includes tea & cake) £8 weekdays £10 Saturdays.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sun 18 - Fri 23 Feb Raveningham Gardens Snowdrop Season
Sun 25 - Wed 28 Feb Raveningham Gardens Snowdrop Season


Estate Office,
NR14 6NS



See location of Raveningham Gardens on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TM 399964  Lat: 52.51323 Long: 1.53430

By Road:
Take the A146 from Norwich and then the B1136 to Raveningham.

By Public Transport:
Buses run from Lemans Grove, Loddon and stop opposite the gardens on Beccles Road. For public transport timetables and information call 0871 200 2233 or visit

Parking: free


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted