Something for everyone at Middleton Hall’s National Garden Scheme open day

The award-winning forty-five-acre estate at Middleton Hall Retirement Village is opening to the public as part of this year’s National Garden Scheme (NGS) on Saturday 23 July 2022. Throughout the day visitors will have a rare opportunity to explore the extensive private grounds at the retirement village in Middleton St George near Darlington. There is […]

New tawny owl box

This splendid tawny owl box was built by some of our residents. We are very grateful to the three British Trust for Ornithology representatives, Colin, Chris and Mark who kindly visited to put it in place on a cold, wet and rainy day. Hopefully we will see chicks next spring!

Middleton Hall wins Small Village category in 2021 Northumbria in Bloom Awards

We are extremely proud to have won the Small Village category of the 2021 Northumbria In Bloom Awards. The prestigious competition, now in its 57th year, is all about encouraging local communities to improve their area through community gardening and sound environmental practices. This year’s success builds on our previous successes in the competition – […]

National Garden Scheme event success

Middleton Hall Retirement Village’s charity fund-raising open day for the National Garden Scheme (NGS) on Saturday 24 July was a huge success raising a total of £784.59 to be shared amongst the range of nursing and health charities supported by NGS. Throughout the day people were able to explore our 45-acre estate with highlights including the Japanese garden, community […]

Behind the scenes with the Estates Team

Our marketing assistant, Oli, pictured with the sunflowers growing beside the Middleton Hall greehouse, spent a day with the Estates Team as they continued getting the grounds ready for visits by the Northumbria in Bloom judges and our open day for The National Garden Scheme on Saturday 24 July. Highlights from the day were captured […]

Summer plant guide

images of a variety of summer plants

A guide to summer plants that can be spotted on the Woodland Walk routes through the Middleton Hall Retirement Village estate is available to collect from Reception or The Orangery. Alternatively a copy is available to download HERE.

Northern Echo publishes story about our National Garden Scheme open day

It was good to read the story featured by The Northern Echo about our upcoming National Garden Scheme open day on Saturday 24 July. To access the full article click this link: https://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/19407102.rare-opportunity-visit-middleton-hall-estate-near-darlington/

Middleton Hall grounds opening as part of National Garden Scheme

Middleton Hall Retirement Village is looking forward to welcoming visitors back to look round its award-winning grounds to help raise money for charity in July. The retirement village in Middleton St George near Darlington is opening its gardens on Saturday 24 July as part of this year’s National Garden Scheme (NGS). An initiative which raises […]

Glorious spring colours in the grounds

There are some beautiful colourful blooms now on display around the Middleton Hall Retirement Village estate. Enjoy the gallery of images of some of them below.

Thank you to maintenance and estates teams!

A note was received from Waterside resident Alysa McNamara who wanted to extend a “thank you to Alan from the Maintenance team and Ben from the Estates team for their hard work” in fitting her new patio. She added “It looks great, and I look forward to long hot summers admiring it.”