Myddelton House Gardens

Coronavirus Update 12 May 2020

 
Keeping our visitors, staff and volunteers safe is our top priority. We’ve reviewed the Government’s latest advice on Coronavirus to see how we can start to get some of our sports and leisure venues open, something we’ll only do if we it be done safely and with measures which make activities viable.
 
Having reviewed the advice most of our venues - including this one - remain closed. Find out more here
 
Please bear with us and we’ll update you as soon as we have any new information.
 
In the meantime, you may want to visit Lee Valley Regional Park’s open spaces. If you do, you must follow the latest Government advice on social distancing. 
 
Being outside is good for you, but social distancing is essential for everyone’s health. If an area looks busy, go somewhere else.
 
Keep safe and well
 

An enchanting place to visit at any time of year

E A Bowles
Edward Augustus Bowles

Myddelton House Gardens were once home to Edward Augustus Bowles, one of Britain’s most famous self-taught gardeners, artists and expert botanists. Nestled in the heart of Enfield, the eight acre grounds play host to a variety of trees, shrubs and flowers as well as an extensive heritage kitchen garden and cut flower beds. 

Bowles dedicated his life to maintaining the gardens at Myddelton House often bringing back unusual plants from his travels. An example of this today is in the ‘Lunatic Asylum’ beds, where plants with contorted stems and foliage can be found.

Flowers at Myddelton House
Irises at Myddelton House

The gardens are a treasure trove of hidden oddities and the beautifully reconstructed Victorian Glasshouse is no exception. With four climatic zones, you will  find exotic plants from around the world.. The sunken glasshouse is perfect for harvesting fruits that thrive on high humidity. You can visit some of the sections today and discover what’s growing.

The gardens are a treasure trove of hidden gems and the beautifully reconstructed Victorian Glasshouse is no exception. With four climatic zones, you will find exotic plants from around the world ranging from cacti which thrive on dry arid conditions to air plants which obtain all of their nutrients from water vapour in the air. 

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Myddelton House Gardens

Bulls Cross
Enfield EN2 9HG

03000 030 610*

myddeltonhousegardens@leevalleypark.org.uk


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