As seen on Gardener’s World

Ellicar Gardens opens for the National Garden Scheme
25th Feb 12noon-4pm

explore our 5 acre gardens with grasses and seed heads left standing around our Natural Pool for winter.
Our Winter Garden is full of fragrant flowering shrubs, snowdrops and hellebores
Enjoy swathes of fiery Cornus and coloured willows and specimen trees with winter bark.
adults £4.50 children free.
combined entry with Holmes Villa, Walkeringham
Plant sales, teas at Holmes Villa.


Our Natural Swimming Pool is warming up- incredably reaching 19 degrees C on the bank holiday. We have started swimming every day-even before school in the mornings, it is so addictive- the water feels amazing! Reeds are shooting out of the water and marginals flowering around the pool edges. Bright yellow marsh marigolds, pretty white Caltha, fragrant Aponogetum, and blue water forget me nots. Lily leaves are rising to the surface and below the water there is a whirl of pond life amongst the oxygenators. This year we have also seen a few newts-so pretty, like miniature dinosaurs.