Helping to conserve and raise awareness of Lincolnshire's garden heritage for the future.

Lincolnshire Gardens Trust is a registered charity to help the protection, enjoyment and enhancement of Lincolnshire's gardens and parks.


The Open Gardens Map opposite may be of use to gain directions to some venues.

To reserve your place on any events, any queries and all bookings, please contact Elizabeth Bowskill either by email or by post.


Address: Mrs E A Bowskill, 3 Sandcliffe Road, Grantham, NG31 8DT

Phone: 07840 240854 (mobile so text messages acceptable too)

All cheques should be made payable to Lincolnshire Gardens Trust

Send a cheque using the Event Form opposite, or by Bank Transfer.

All events (minus AGM) cost £10 for members and £12 for non members

The form can now be downloaded, completed digitally, saved and attached by email.

e.g. in Google Chrome: click the form, click Open (at top) which opens in a new window, download (arrow at top), save to your device. The form can then be opened, completed, re-saved (File - Save As) and either printed (File - print) or can be attached to an email and sent to the Event co-ordinator.

Alternatively if you want to print the form and fill it in by hand, just click the form and then click the printer icon at the top right.

Pre booking events is advisable especially as catering (tea and cakes) is involved but there is less of a time constraint this year.

Further details to follow for some events...

Event Booking Form.pdf

Program of Events 2019

REMINDER - Please remember to pay your subscriptions and also update Standing Orders to the correct amount,

making sure you have provided up to date contact information.

Thursday 11th April 2019

Firsby Manor Daffodil Display

Garden of LGT members David and Gill Boldy

2pm garden visit followed by tea and cake.


Firsby Manor, Firsby, Spilsby, PE23 5QJ


5m E of Spilsby.

From Spilsby take B1195 to Wainfleet all Saints.

In Firsby, turn R into Fendyke Rd. Firsby Manor is 0.8m along lane on L.

Photo © Steffie Shields

Wednesday 19th June 2019

Baumber Walled Gardens

The gate will open at 1:45pm

The tour of the gardens can begin at 2pm

19th century double walled garden that once belonged

to the former Stourton Hall. Approx. 4 acres.

Sorry no picnics


The Walled Garden, Baumber, Horncastle, LN9 5NL


The Walled Garden is located approx 1 mile west of

Baumber (going towards Lincoln) off the A158.

Look for the green sign on the long straight. This marks the turning.

PLEASE NOTE: there is NO access from the B1225, your sat nav is telling fibs!

Photos © Daniel Rollitt

Friday 19th July 2019

Hagworthingham Manor Gardens

2pm garden visit followed by tea & cake.

2 acre garden on S-facing slope partly terraced and well protected by established trees and shrubs. This garden has been redeveloped over 18 years with natural and formal ponds. Shrub roses, laburnum walk, hosta border, gravel bed and other areas mainly planted with hardy perennials, trees and shrubs.


Manor House, Manor Road, Hagworthingham, Spilsby, PE23 4LN


5m E of Horncastle.

South of A158 in Hagworthingham, turn into Bond Hayes Lane downhill,

becomes Manor Rd. Please follow signs down gravel track to parking area.

Photos © Gill Maxim

Monday 16th September 2019

The Fern Nursery

2pm guided tour and little talk in the potting shed!

Followed by tea & cake.

The Fern Nursery is a family run nursery in the Lincolnshire Wolds it has been grown from an enthusiasm over the last twenty years. The nursery grows almost all its own plants from its own stock plants which are displayed in the large garden, visitors are welcomed to take a tour and see the whole process.

Link to website


The Fern Nursery, Grimsby Road, Binbrook, Lincolnshire, LN8 6DH


Leaving the Market Square in Binbrook village, take the B1203 to Grimsby and after travelling 400 metres, we are to be found on the left hand side of the road.

Binbrook is a half hour drive from the M180 and the same distance from the Lincoln ring road.

Sat-Nav post code is LN8 6DH.

Photos © The Fern Nursery


Saturday 16th November

(cost to be confirmed depending on venue)

most likely in Lincoln

2pm details to follow.