Merton house

A stunning five-acre garden featuring an orchard, a spinney and a field with mature trees. 

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23 June 2019

Cambridgeshire

Entrance fee:
£5.00 per adult, children under 12 go free
Time:
2.00 pm - 5.00 pm
Garden owner:
Jo and Francis Burkitt

For all enquiries, please get in touch with Caroline Hudson by email at CHudson@redcross.org.uk or by phone 07734 286343

There are approximately five acres for guests to explore, including two acres of walled garden and three acres of orchard, spinney and field with mature trees.

The house and garden have been in the same family for over 90 years and the garden has noticeably evolved over the past 15 years.

Guests will find lawns, mixed borders of herbaceous plants, roses and shrubs, a maze, a vegetable garden, swimming pool area, a pleached lime walk and an ornamental pear avenue.

The garden is also due to feature in The English Garden magazine in 2020.

The property has some gravel paths, steps and slopes but is mostly wheelchair accessible.

Dogs are not permitted.

 

Address:
Merton House
Broadway
Grantchester
Cambridge
CB3 9NQ

Directions:
Located in the centre of village. Parking is situated off Broadway at the entrance between The Rupert Brooke and Blue Ball pubs. (on the side that is opposite Rupert Brooke)

Facilities:

  • Teas and refreshments
  • Plant stall
  • Wheelchair accessible 
  • Car parking