The Priory

Enjoy nine acres of beautiful gardens, with lawns sloping down to small lakes and a water garden.

White flowers with inner pink part

16 June 2024

Colchester

Entrance fee:
£6 (adults and concessions)
Time:
2pm – 5pm
Garden owner:
Mr and Mrs Engleheart

For all enquiries, please get in touch with us by email: opengardens@redcross.org.uk

Enjoy beautiful gardens of nine acres with a large variety of fine trees, rhododendrons and azaleas, mixed borders and walled garden with a 75ft long ornamental greenhouse, lawns slope down to a lake and views across the Stour Valley, famous as Constable country.  

From the south-facing terrace, a valley of trees stretches across towards Stoke by Nayland’s 15th-century church and to the east visitors can enjoy panoramic views across the Box Valley. 

Address:
Stoke by Nayland
Nr Colchester
Suffolk
CO6 4RL

Directions:
From the A134 take the B1068 towards Stoke by Nayland and just before entering the village The Priory is on the left before the right-hand bend.

Facilities:

  • dogs on leads
  • limited wheelchair accessible
  • refreshments
  • WC available