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The Place for Plants

East Bergholt Place, set in 20 acres, is a wonderful garden and arboretum. Originally laid out at the beginning of the 20th century by the present owners Great Grandfather and described as a `Cornish Garden in Suffolk´. With a marvellous collection of unusual plants, rhododendrons, camellias, magnolias, shrubs and fine trees, many originating from the renowned plant collector George Forrest and particularly beautiful in spring. An excellent specialist plant centre can be found in the Victorian walled garden.

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The Place for Plants

"Just wanted to thank you for the speedy delivery of 5 plants /shrubs to our address in Scotland. I didn't expect it to be so easy. Thanks so much "

The Place for Plants

"A wonderful garden, well worth paying!! Staff were very helpful. Glad we came."

The Place for Plants

"“WELL WORTH A VISIT” Rang them on Sunday to ask if they had a Wisteria. They did and put it aside for us. Drove up from Leigh on sea today to collect it. Staff were superb and couldn't be nicer or more helpful. My wife and I were celebrating our 35th wedding anniversary and the Wisteria was a small...

The Place for Plants

"“The most excellent plant centre” We drove 70 miles to visit this excellent centre. Prior to leaving, we phoned with a query and they emailed a photo of the Jasmin plans we needed. Fantastic service. The selection is good and this family run business is well worth a visit. And great espresso! "

The Place for Plants

Beautiful, inspiring garden; like no other we've seen before and better for it.

The Place for Plants

The plants are well priced and of good quality. There is a shop with nice gardening “things” and a tea shop selling fantastic cakes.

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Extra info

Garden Acreage: 20

Open Times: 1 Mar-30 Sep ex Easter , Daily, 10:00-17:00.

Price Details: Adult £6.00, Child Free. RHS Members Free (ex Sun).


01206 299224
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The Place for Plants, East Bergholt Place, East Bergholt, Suffolk, East BergholtCO7 6UP, United Kingdom

We are situated 2 miles East of A12 on B1070 on the edge of the village. As you leave the A12 signed East Bergholt onto the B1070 stay on that road for exactly 2 miles, you pass around the edge of the village, various pubs, the High School on your left, leave the speed limit and after half a mile as you re-enter the speed limit we are situated on the left hand side just before a sharp turn to the left and down the hill to Brantham and Cattawade.

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