Garden Visits & Contact



Garden Visits

We open our garden to the public under the National Garden Scheme (The Yellow Book) – see our NGS website entry. In 2022 we will be opening the garden on the following date:

  • Sunday, 31st July, 2.00-5.30pm

The admission price is £5 for adults and free for children. All of the proceeds will go to the National Garden Scheme. You may buy your tickets in advance here, or on the day by cash or card at the entrance to the garden.

Teas and refreshments will be available. All the proceeds (cash only accepted) will go to the Isabel Hospice in July and to the National Garden Scheme in October.

Daisy Roots Nursery will be holding a Plant Stall at the July opening.

We are also open from 1st July to 31st October for private visits, known also as ‘By Arrangement’ visits. You can contact us by email or by telephone to arrange an individual or group visit for up to 20 people. The admission price is £8 per person, and includes a personal introduction and tour of the garden. It also includes tea or coffee and cake. All the proceeds go to the National Garden Scheme.

We opened the garden on behalf of the National Garden Scheme for the first time in 2007. We have welcomed the following numbers of visitors in the years since then:

Year          Number of Visitors
2007               222
2008               156
2009               428
2010               175
2011               520
2012               195
2013               234
2014               190
2015               261
2016               236
2017               287
2018               119
2019               262
2020               114
2021               273 ( for NGS)
                       568 (for other charities)



Our contact details are:


Tel: +44 (0)1707 324074
Mobile: +44 (0)7914 115860

Our full address is:

Adrian & Clare de Baat
35 Digswell Road
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire AL8 7PB
United Kingdom


A map may be found here.

2 Responses to Garden Visits & Contact

  1. Richard Tolfree says:

    Would it be possible for a small group to visit your garden for a tour on Tuesday 10th October?

  2. Michiko says:


    We will be traveling UK from Japan to visit the gardens next week and we’d like to visit your garden if possible. Would it be possible to open your garden for us on 18th, 19th, 20th, or 21st October? We are a group of three,

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