Welcome to Dilston Physic Garden
"NEAR CORBRIDGE, IN NORTHUMBERLAND, IS A GARDEN THAT BRINGS HERBS TO LIFE LIKE NO OTHER - AN INSPIRATIONAL VENTURE UNIQUE TO THE NORTH OF ENGLAND"
Unearth the power of plants. Explore this Physic Garden of over 800 medicinal plants all signposted as to what aspects of health they promote and how.
OPEN WEDNESDAYS and SATURDAYS 11am - 4pm Mid-APRIL to Mid-OCTOBER
National Garden Scheme: Sunday 30th June 2013 11am-4pm
British Red Cross: Sunday 7th July 2013 11am-4pm
Book an one of our exciting day or ½ day Workshop Courses on herbal medicine (led by local herbalists and including tree & hedgerow plants), herbal remedies for animals, kids herbology hunt, creative writing, flower essences, perfume making, flower essences, herb art course, mind spa, sound healing, mindfulness, amongst many others.
And learn more by booking our new popular summer Foundation Course: Discover the remarkable Healing Power of plants, 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.
2013 fully booked, book for 2014 now!
Not so much a garden
as a treasure trove of healing plants
lots to see and do
Roll the Chamomile Lawn
Wander the Willow Coppice
Say Hello to YinYang the Dragon
Watch the Wind Sculpture
Visit the Witches Den and Magic Area if you dare
Browse our new herb shop the ‘Physic Hut’ for Lotions, Potions and dried herbs to buy
Purchase a potted herb to plant in your garden
Book a half day, day, or 10-day course : learn & enjoy more about the plants and their uses
Draw a picture and win a magic book prize
Plant a magic bean
Make a wish at the Cloutie tree
Playhouse and toys for Kids
Soak up the sun in the AromaSeat and the SunDialSeat
New Jacobean herb area being established by Marie Addyman
Our Opening Times
The Garden is OPEN Wednesdays and Saturdays 11am-4pm approx.
Mid-APRIL to Mid-OCTOBER.
Weather dependent in April and from Mid-September - please contact us to check
Dilston Physic Garden is a Registered Charity (number: 1120141) 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 and groups from other University Departments.