The gardens of Madingley Hall will be open as part of the National Gardens Scheme on Sunday 5 June (2.30 – 5.30pm). The C16 Hall (not open) is set in 8 acres of attractive grounds landscaped by Capability Brown. Features include the landscaped walled garden with hazel walk, alpine bed, medicinal border and rose pergola. There is also a wild flower meadow, topiary, mature trees and wide variety of hardy plants. Admission costs £5.00 and children are admitted free. Home-made teas will be served at the Church of St Mary Magdalene adjacent to the Hall Drive. See http://www.ngs.org.uk/gardens/find-a-garden/garden.aspx?id=11336 .
This is the Parish Church’s big fundraising event of the year . Members of the congregation and villagers are welcome to help on the day and or bake cakes beforehand. Please contact the Parish Secretary for further information.