The five acre gardens of the Elizabethan mansion, Doddington Hall, just south of Lincoln and about 20 minutes drive from Ashlin Farm Barns are definitely worth a visit, maintaining the original Elizabethan layout. There are formal gardens, a wild garden and 2-acre walled kitchen garden.
Visit the cafe or restaurant for refreshment and browse the Farm Shop for produce grown in the Kitchen Garden and in the local area.
Gardens only: 11 Feb–1 Apr & Oct, Sun only. 11am-4.30pm
Hall & Gardens: 1 Apr–30 Sep, Sun, Wed, Fri & BH Mon. 12-4.30pm (Gardens from 11am)
Location: Doddington Hall, Doddington, Lincolnshire, LN6 4RU