Private Garden

The Private Garden extends beyond Mayfield Garden and is breath-taking in its design and expanse. Whilst Mayfield Garden is open year-round, all of the Private Garden is open to visitors for four weeks during Spring & Autumn each year and parts of the Private Garden is open to visitors for four weeks during Summer & Winter. Elements within the Private Garden includes numerous follies and features, such as the 80m cascade, aviary, croquet court, walled kitchen garden, nut terraces, sunken parterre and much more.

Visit our Garden FAQs page for answers to frequently asked questions. 

Groups welcome

 

 


Private Garden Seasonal Festivals

The Private Garden is open to visitors on the following dates:

Summer 2017
 Open Saturday 14th January everyday till Sunday 29th January.
 
Autumn 2017
Open Saturday 15th April everyday till Sunday 30th April.
 
Winter 2017
Open Saturday 1st July everyday till Sunday 16th July.
 
Spring 2017
Open Saturday 14th October everyday till Sunday 29th October.
 

Summer & Winter Festivals Cost Of Entry

  • $25 Adult
  • $20 Concession/Senior Citizen
  • $10 Child (7-16 years)
  • Free Child (0-6 years)
  • $65 Family (2Ad + 2Ch)

 

Autumn & Spring Festivals Cost Of Entry

  • $30 Adult
  • $27 Concession/Senior Citizen
  • $15 Child (7-16 years)
  • Free Child (0-6 years)
  • $80 Family (2Ad + 2Ch)

 


Helpful Hints

Mobility challenges: not all the garden is wheelchair friendly; ground surfaces include cobblestones, lawn, crushed granite, stone stairs and wooden bridges across an undulating landscape.

Shuttle bus service: operating continuously on weekends and week days  of our Autumn & Spring Festivals the courtesy bus runs around a loop of Private Garden, with multiple drop-off/ pick-up stops. This shuttle service is offered to assist those with mobility restrictions to experience the garden.

Food/drink: The Cafe & Produce Store near the Water Garden serves meals, light refreshments, coffee, tea & cold drinks.

Parking: plenty of parking onsite


What to Expect

a) during midweek days (Mon-Fri), it gives the visitors the chance to wander at leisure and see the garden team at work.

b) several weekend days bringing a sense of occasion and delight with live entertainment, delicious catering and interactive games.


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Mayfield Garden

1. Obelisk
2. Copper Tree Fountain
3. Mayfield Allée
4. Valley of Ponds
5. Stone Bridge                                                                                                                       
26. The Grotto
27. The Gallery                                                                                                                 
29. Nature Pond


Private Garden

6. Chinese Pagoda
7. Sunken Garden Rooms
8. Creek Gardens & Path
9. Croquet Court & Rose Garden
10. Birch Grove & Hellebore Walk
11. Viburnum Walk
12. Studio
13. Amphitheatre
14. Chapel
15. Aviary
16. The Fernery Walk
17. Mayfield Cascade & Temple
18. Mayfield House
19. Terraces
20. Walled Kitchen Garden (Potager)
21. Orchard
22 Maze
23 Lawn Parterre
24 Eastern Garden Lawn Walk
25 Mayfield Lake


In Development

28. Moss Canyon
30. Camellia Walk
31. Children’s Adventure Garden