Burghley House | Rose Tour, Talk and Tea

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24 Jul 2022 - 27 Jul 2022

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Rose Tour, Talk and Tea

In early summer the roses in Burghley’s picturesque South Gardens are in full bloom offering glorious displays of colour and wonderful fragrances. Join Burghley Head Gardener, Joe Whitehead, for an unmissable afternoon appreciating the beauty of our most popular and diverse garden plant. Not usually accessible to visitors, the South Gardens will be open for for a selection of dates in July, offering a rare opportunity to explore the beautiful twenty-eight acre private gardens.

  • Rose Talk - Learn about the history of the rose and rose planting at Burghley which is home to over 120 rose varieties. Joe will share his guide to rose growing, covering successful cultivation and rose selection
  • Demonstration - Discover how best to use roses in floral arrangements
  • Strawberry Afternoon Tea - Enjoy drinks, cakes and sweet treats at the beautiful Summer House overlooking the lake
  • Garden Tour - Joe will guide you around the beautiful South Gardens and Sculpture Garden, pointing out particular planting displays of interest

For those feeling inspired by the afternoon, our Garden Shop will be open with a fantastic range of rose varieties to purchase for your own garden.

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