Fullers Mill

Fullers Mill is an enchanting and tranquil seven-acre garden created by the late Bernard Tickner MBE (1924-2017), who started developing the garden in 1958. He spent over 50 years creating the garden you see today. It combines light dappled woodland with a plantsman’s collection of shrubs, perennials, lilies and marginal plants enhanced by the reflective cooling waters of the River Lark, Millpond and Culford Stream. It is a garden of truly year-round interest.

As winners of the RHS Partner Garden of the Year Award for the Midlands and East Anglia region for two consecutive years, we invite you to come and explore our beautiful garden for yourself.

As a visitor to Fullers Mill, you’ll not just enjoy the scenery, but you’ll be part of a lifeline providing support for people who work in horticulture to build and live better lives.

In 2013 the garden was gifted to Perennial, the UK charity dedicated to helping everyone who professionally makes or looks after gardens, parks, sports grounds, woodlands and other green spaces. Our friendly and experienced team can help families in horticulture with free and confidential personal support, information and advice.

We look forward to welcoming you.

The gardens are open from April until the end of October on Wednesdays from 2.00pm – 5.00pm and Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 11.00am – 5.00pm.

Free entry to RHS members on Wednesday afternoons.

Please note the cafe only sells tea and cake.

Visit fullersmill.org.uk for more information.

All photographs of Fullers Mill are by Richard Bloom.



Address: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28 6HD View map Phone: 01284 728888
Dog friendly: No
Cafe: Yes
Car park: Yes
House open: No
House open - occasionally: No
Family friendly: Yes
Toilets: Yes
Wheelchair - partly: Yes

For information on opening times and to buy tickets: Click here

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