Milton Ernest Village

Come along and enjoy a day of four open gardens around the village of Milton Ernest

Pink and yellow flower

20 May 2018


Entrance fee:
£5.00, children go free
1:30 pm - 5 pm

For all enquiries, please get in touch with Charmaine Norrish by email at or by phone 01582 589083

Huntsman Way:
This garden is split onto two levels joined together by a rockery and a small waterfall with two ponds. It is mostly laid out to lawn with flower borders, a small shrubbery and a patio with table and chairs. The gardens also hosts two greenhouses. Open from permission of Mr & Mrs Allen.
Address: 2 Huntsman Way, Milton Ernest, Bedford, MK44 1SA

Holly Tree Cottage:
A typical country cottage garden with seating areas. Borders with herbaceous, shrubs and roses. Front garden has many borders with beds containing herbaceous, shrubs, roses, annuals and perennials with a good sized central lawn. The back garden comprises a vegetable garden with blackcurrants, redcurrants, strawberries and raspberries. Open with permission of Mr & Mrs Allen.
Address: Holly Tree Cottage, Flewton End, Milton Ernest, Bedfordshire, MK44 1RE

Ouse Bank Cottage:
A bird and bee friendly south facing garden, beds of perennials, hostas, roses and a small vegetable patch. An English country garden. The garden is only five years old, as it made level and designed by the owner’s daughter, it is fully cultivated and maintained by the owners. In this bird and bee friendly garden there is a summer house and plenty of seats to have a rest. Friendly owners with plenty of knowledge about the plants in the garden. Open with permission of Jill Wyer.
Address: Ouse Bank Cottage: Ouse Bank Cottage, River Land, Milton Ernest, Bedfordshire, MK44 1SB

Chestnut Cottage:
The garden boasts a half an acre of mature garden all-round the house with a wide variety of tree, shrubs and perennials. A true country garden. Open with permission of John and Prue Harris Wilson.
Address: Chestnut Cottage, Milton Ernest, Bedford, MK44 1RR

Refreshments, parking and maps will be available at the village hall. The address of the hall is Thurleigh Road, Milton Ernest, MK44 1RF which is found on the corner of Thurleigh road and the A6 coming from Bedford.

On the A6 at the Bedford end of the village


  • Dogs allowed
  • Toilets