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6–7 June 2020

6–7 June 2020

The Castle Garden

The Castle Garden
(Photo: Colin Wing)
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–17:00

Activities

Fresh garden herb tea and cakes available in the garden. Take a walk around and enjoy the tranquility; there are information boards to read along the way. There'll also be garden tours led by one of our garden team, and creative writing/arts/crafts activities for all ages. The centre has a vegetarian café, serving delicious food using garden produce.

Picnics allowed.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Green Lanes, south of Manor House junction, opposite Myddleton Avenue.
Nearest postcode: N4 2HA

Buses

106, 141, 341

Station

Manor House

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Not all areas wheelchair accessible - uneven surfaces, slopes and small paths

Dogs

Dogs on leads

The Garden

Self-sufficiency and sustainability are key to The Castle Garden. The centre's organic waste is composted and the garden team lead workshops and teach skills in organic and sustainable food-growing methods to those who volunteer. The garden has been created in the grounds of an old Victorian water pumping station, (now an indoor climbing centre). The kitchen garden also features a forest garden, beehives, round house and willow dome, and supplies the kitchen and café with organic produce. Herbs for the garden's own tea blends and other herbal products are grown and processed on-site, and sold in the shop and café.

Garden Manager: Ida Fabrizio
Capital Growth garden: 102
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–17:00

Activities

Fresh garden herb tea and cakes available in the garden. Take a walk around and enjoy the tranquility; there are information boards to read along the way. There'll also be garden tours led by one of our garden team, and creative writing/arts/crafts activities for all ages. The centre has a vegetarian café, serving delicious food using garden produce.

Picnics allowed.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Green Lanes, south of Manor House junction, opposite Myddleton Avenue.
Nearest postcode: N4 2HA

Buses

106, 141, 341

Station

Manor House

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Not all areas wheelchair accessible - uneven surfaces, slopes and small paths

Dogs

Dogs on leads

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