September

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It is hard to believe that there are only a few weeks until the garden shuts for the season. It has been a fantastic year and the gardening team; Stella, Georgina and Kevin have been encouraged by plenty of compliments from visitors on the beauty of the gardens. Houghton Lodge Gardens has developed significantly over

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Houghton Lodge Gardens Apple Day

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Sunday 1st October 2017, 11am -4pm Free to attend Apple Day event which will be hosted in The Orangery. To visit the gardens, normal admission applies. Following the success of the 2016 Apple Day, Houghton Lodge Gardens will be hosting another celebration of heritage apples on Sunday 1st October. Join Mr. Chris Bird, M.Hort (RHS)

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Houghton Lodge Gardens draw crowds at Jane Austen inspired Regency Picnic celebrations

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A day of quintessential English culture, period costume, literary enlightenment, dancing and exquisite picnics were enjoyed by all at Houghton Lodge Gardens Regency Picnic in Stockbridge. A picnic was chosen to celebrate the 200th anniversary of literary heroine Jane Austen, because it was regarded as much-loved entertainment for society in Regency times. Unlike Jane Austen’s

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Bridal Bazaar featuring a Bridal Boot Sale

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Sunday 2nd April For oodles of inspiration, ingenious ideas, bountiful bargains and lots of fun, bring your friends and family along to the wonderful wedding marketplace: Bridal Bazaar featuring Bridal Boot Sale, by event and communications agency What Peggy Did Next. Houghton Lodge will host the popular Bridal Bazaar featuring Bridal Boot Sale on Sunday

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Why choose an outside wedding?

Why choose an outside wedding?

Why choose an outside wedding? There are plenty of things to consider when planning your wedding. From the dress to the bridesmaids, flowers to the food. You’ve got so much you need to think about but first of all, what every wedding needs, is the venue! Before you can start looking for the venue you

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New tearoom for 2017 season

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Houghton Lodge Gardens, Stockbridge are excited to announce that Honesty; Artisans of fine baking and cooking, will run the tearoom from 1st April 2017. Honesty food is all about seasonal, simple, well cooked food, making use whenever possible of local, small producers. They hope to use some of the fresh, ripe produce from Houghton Lodge

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Autumn bulb planting

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Houghton Lodge Gardens closed for the season at the end of September following a tremendous 2016. We’ve seen the gardens bloom with every colour throughout the year from the tulips in spring, the wildflower beds in summer and the dazzling dahlias of autumn. But just because the gardens have closed to the public until April

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