"Alowyn" has a delightful sitting area - the Maple Courtyard. Up to 100 visitors can be catered for in comfort and shade. The kiosk has coffee, tea, cool drinks and cakes available at all times. The Courtyard also features a Giant Chessboard!
There is an exciting large plant nursery to explore with a range of really interesting plants to entice the keen gardener. Perennials, herbs, trees, shrubs, native plants, water plants, roses, groundcovers and succulents to name a few.
Opening Hours: Every day of the week: 10am - 5pm.
Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
Group Bookings by appointment. Wedding enquiries welcome.
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