The Ornamental Garden

Cornus Mas hedging encloses cream coloured Hydrangeas, which are allowed to grow high and create a shaped "ceiling", in the centre of which lies a bubbling pool spilling into shallow rills that are perfect for splashing and paddling.

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Take a mindful moment in The Ornamental Garden

On a cold and wet winter's day, let us take you for a moment of peace, calm and reflection in The Ornamental Garden.

Cynoglossum officinale, From the collection of: The Alnwick Garden
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Euphorbia x martini, From the collection of: The Alnwick Garden
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The Ornamental Garden

Take a step through the 16th Century Venetian Gates into a world of calm, colour and tranquility.  Surround yourself with the sight and smell of over 16,000 plants and just take a moment....

Take a look around The Ornamental Garden

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The Pergola

Surrounding the source pool and supporting climbing roses, clematis and honeysuckle which provides a scented canopy above the welcoming seats.

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The Gates

The fine wrought-iron sixteenth-century gates were bought by the fourth Duke in Italy during the 1850's and restored by local Northumbrian specialists in 2000.

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Malus "Red Sentinel" (crab apple)

The central spaces are enclosed by espaliered Malus "Red Sentinel" (crab apple), while the low-growing Malus "Evereste" forms clipped hedges as a backdrop to the triangular borders.  This was the first tree to be introduced here in the north border as part of the new design.

Lykkefund, From the collection of: The Alnwick Garden
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Rosa Setipoda, From the collection of: The Alnwick Garden
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La Belle Sultane, From the collection of: The Alnwick Garden
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Hyoscyamus niger, From the collection of: The Alnwick Garden
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