What to See and Do
When you visit us, here are some of the things you can get up to
Wind down in our new Labyrinth in the Medical Meadow, it is said that if you ask it a question at the beginning you will have answer at the end!
Snooze on our soft fragrant Chamomile Lawn
Take a trailguide – we are just developing some amazing new trails for you to follow that take you through the physic garden exploring spotlight themes such as Magical Mystery, Chill Out, Sweet Dreams, Brain Boosters, Botanical Bliss, Be Beautiful!, Natures Pharmacy, Just Digest It!, Sculptural Tour, and more to follow when we think of them!
Rest weary bones on the Aroma Seat, a stone built seat surrounded by scented plant species to chill your body and mind
Consult one of our affiliated medical herbalist in the tranquil setting that actually grows the prescribed medicines
Taste our popular speciality herb teas that are prepared from freshly picked leaves, flowers, berries and experience their effects on your mind and body
Join a workshop or course to discover how herbs transform your life and rejuvenate your body and mind. Make first aid kits, hedgerow medicines for year round use, make an essence or lotion. Discover complementary practises that take place, from to folklore of magical trees and creative writing & drawing to mindfulness, MindSpa, astronomy or music. Children also enjoy our Herbology Potion Hunts in the holidays.
Take home our local honey produced especially for us by the physic garden bees who buzz around all the scented medicinal plants
Learn from our info sign boards that tell you about each plant, from traditional use to science to folklore
Experience the 800 species of beautiful medicinal flora as they grow and change through the seasons.
Our visitors come back through Spring to Autumn just to see the garden changes each month (our season ticket help with this)
Spot our specially commissioned sculptures inspired by the most noteworthy medicinal plants. Meet Angelica Archangel, the Mugwort Goddess, Yin Yang the Dragon and our beautiful red Phoenix
Take a summer discovery of herbs for your health and obtain a Foundation in Plant Medicine with our a 10 day inspiring practical course
See the Haiku (short Japanese poetry) on the relationship of plants and people, that has formed from the floating words on the Tranquillity Pool
Browse locally produced restorative herb products in our little shop Botanic Bliss