Birkheads Secret Gardens and Nursery
Birkheads was created from a field by the present owners Christine & Mike Liddle, professional garden designers. Christine is the obsessive plantswoman and Mike whose main interests are, photography & food, runs the coffee shop.
What to see and do....
- Discover old & new gardens along winding paths into secret areas.
- Gardens full of colour, scent, ideas and inspirational plants.
- Bask in the serenity of the meditation garden listening to Curlews & Lapwings and other wonderful birdsongs.
- Visit the traditional nursery to seek out those exclusive plants grown here and available all summer.
- The original potting shed is open for gifts,plants, tickets & & interesting old garden artefacts.
- Enjoy a selection of freshly made light bites, filled rolls, delicious hot soup or just come to experience the choice of delicious cakes available in the charming coffee shop.
- On warm days watch & listen to the wide variety of birds while you have tea on the terrace. Red Kites are frequent flyers over the garden
- Espresso Coffee beans are freshly ground for steamed coffees. A variety of Teas, Hot & Cold Drinks are also on offer.
- Hot drinks are also available in Fair-trade.
FUNDRAISING FOR THE PHILLIPINES
Click on 'NOVEMBER NEWS for this months updates. A very sincere thanks to so many people who supported our Phillipines Fundraising event. £1300 is on its way to them now. If you want to donate you can do it online or at any high street bank.
To see video previews of the gardens go to 'Links'header (Above) and then GARDEN VIDEOS-Winter 2012 Follow us on Twitter @ Birkheadssecret for updates & garden tips.
WE'RE CLOSED FOR WINTER BUT RE-OPEN IN MARCH
GARDENS, NURSERY, POTTING SHED GIFT SHOP & COFFEE SHOP
2014 OPENING TIMES Open mid March- Sept. 28th.Wed-Sun 10am-5pm. Check here in March as the date will be weather permitting.
2014 CHARGES Adults £4.20 Seniors £3.95 Child(5-15)£1.50 includes Garden Quiz(for the under 9's)
Adult/Senior single season tickets available £11.50
Bring a friend (double)season ticket £22.00