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image for Flower Festival/Show item typeOrchid Festival at Burton Agnes Hall & Gardens

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Flower Festival/Show, Sat 2 - Sun 3 Mar 2019

Orchid Festival

Orchid Festival

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A day out in East Yorkshire at the Burton Agnes Orchid Festival; a celebration of the beauty and diversity of orchids. Visit the Elizabethan Great Hall to see magnificent displays of vibrantly coloured and gently fragrant flowers, wander around the stalls offering the widest selection of plants in the area and seek specialist advice from a local orchid expert. After marveling at the displays of orchids, wander in the woodland walk to catch the final days of the snowdrop opening, visit the church, courtyard shops and café serving home cooked meals.

HORTICULTURAL beauty will once more colour the lawns and halls of Burton Agnes Hall as this year's Orchid Festival bursts gloriously to life this weekend. The creation of the green-fingered Cunliffe-Lister family, the festival brings magnificent orchid displays, talks, slide-shows and trade stalls to the Elizabethan Great Hall this Saturday and Sunday. Simon Cunliffe-Lister said: “I hope you will be captivated and inspired by the vivid colours and scents of orchids in our flamboyant displays.” Designed in 1598 by Elizabeth I’s master mason Robert Smithson, the timeless Tudor hall has long since gained a reputation for its gardens, and was crowned HHA Christies Garden of the Year in 2005.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitalityHelicopter landing

Children welcome

Winner of the HHA Christies Garden of the Year 2005.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 2 - Sun 3 Mar 2019

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 8 Feb - Sun 3 Mar Snowdrop Spectacular
Sat 2 - Sun 3 Mar Orchid Festival

Address

Burton Agnes,
Driffield,
East Yorkshire,
YO25 4NB

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TA 103632  Lat: 54.05359 Long: -0.31659

By Road:
A614 York to Bridlington road, midway between Driffield and Bridlington.

Public Transport:
Burton Agnes Hall is served by EYMS buses, the following services go towards Burton Agnes Hall: 121 and 744.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 6 miles from Driffield station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Helicopter landingHelicopter landing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Winner of the HHA Christies Garden of the Year 2005.

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