About the garden
Sir Kenneth Carlisle
The garden at Wyken is ingeniously designed: a series of old-style gardens to complement the Elizabethan house. These include a knot garden, herb garden, traditional English kitchen garden, wildflower meadows, nuttery and a copper beech maze. All are in scale with the house and the farmland around. Stylish and well maintained, this is one of the best modern private gardens in the country. The restaurant features in the Good Food Guide. The 'Giant Stride' (a sort of revolving maypole) was added to commemorate the millennium.