Welcome to Dilston Physic Garden
"NEAR CORBRIDGE IN NORTHUMBERLAND, IS A HERB GARDEN THAT BRINGS MEDICINAL PLANTS TO LIFE LIKE NO OTHER - AN INSPIRATIONAL VENTURE UNIQUE IN THE U.K. - A PLACE FOR EVERYONE TO VISIT"
Discover the remarkable power of the plants around you - explore this Physic Garden of over 800 medicinal plants all signposted as to what aspects of health they promote and how.
Enjoy magic and folklore with medicine and science in a beautiful tranquil setting.
Dilston Physic Garden is a Registered Charity with links to Newcastle University in several ways, including interactions with the Northeast Universities Medicinal Plant Research Centre and educational visits from University medical students & groups from other University Departments.
PUBLIC OPEN DAYS:
WEDNESDAYS and SATURDAYS 11am - 4pm May to September
(Mid-APRIL to Mid-OCTOBER weather dependent)
Workshops, Foundation Course, Refreshements, Shop, Guided Tours/ Introduction to herbal medicine - contact us to book
PARKING DURING 2014 BRIDGE REPAIRS: We are open as normal this summer, though between March & July 2014 there is no vehicle access (through road) over Dilston bridge. For access to the physic garden from Corbridge way, please park in designated parking before bridge & use footbridge. Park in DPG carpark as normal when coming from Hexham.
Book one of 31 inspiring day or ½ day Workshops from herbal first aid, aromatic medicine & boosting your brain power to flower essences, mindfulness, bees, art, poetry & astronomy.
In need of a health boost? Unearth the secrets of how herbs nourish your body and feed your soul by booking our popular summer discovery of herbs for your health - learn how to make your own home herbal remedies and uncover some of the fascinating scientific facts behind plant medicine - receive a diploma on completion of our inspiring beginners 10-day FOUNDATION IN PLANT MEDICINE.
Book now for 2014 & 2015.
British Red Cross Open Day Sunday 27th July 2014 11am-4pm (park at Dilston Scout Camp)
Heritage Day Sunday 31st August 2014 11am-4pm (park at Dilston Scout Camp)
Not so much a garden
as a treasure trove of healing plants
lots to see and do
Relax on our aromatic Chamomile Lawn
Wander the Willow Coppice and Medicinal Meadow
Follow the Aroma Trail and take a break at the AromaSeat
Relax by the Tranquility Pool
Make a wish at the Cloutie tree
Watch the Wind Sculpture
Stop by the Time Space Zone – herbs from round the world & through history
Soak up the sun at the SunDialSeat
Browse our new herb shop ‘Botanic Bliss’ that sells locally made herbal goodies form lotions, potions & bath bombs to dried herbs, teas, chutneys & jams
Purchase a potted herb to take home and plant in your garden
Book a ½ day, day, or 10-day course: be inspried, learn & enjoy more about the plants and their health giving properties
Playhouse and toys for Children
Kids Art & Animal Trails
Visit the Witches Den and Magic Area if you dare
Say Hello to YinYang the Dragon
Plant a Magic Bean
Our Opening Times
OPEN: Wednesdays and Saturdays 11am - 4pm MAY to SEPTEMBER
(weather dependant opening from mid-April & to mid-October - please contact us to check
British Red Cross Open Day Sunday 27th July 2014 11am-4pm (please park at Dilston Scout Camp)
Heritage Day Sunday 31st August 2014 11am-4pm (please park at Dilston Scout Camp)