Gardens Open to the Public
We are pleased that Robinson College gardens are open as part of the National Gardens Scheme (NGS). The NGS charities which this Open Gardens scheme supports are listed here. You are able to purchase a Guide Book for £4.00 at the Porters Lodge, the net proceeds of which go to the NGS, or you could make a voluntary donation to the NGS at the Porters' Lodge, as you wish. The Guide covers the history of the garden and suggested tour with maps and tree species lists.
Ten original late Victorian/Edwardian gardens are linked to a central wild woodland water garden focusing on the Bin Brook with a small lake at the heart of the site. This gives a feeling of park and informal woodland, while at the same time keeping the sense of the older more formal gardens beyond. The central area has a wide lawn running down to the pond, framed by many mature stately trees with much of the original planting intact. More recent planting includes herbaceous borders and commemorative trees.
For more information of the Robinson College Gardens Opening Times click here.
For more information on the Guide to Robinson College Gardens click here.