Beckford Open Village

This event is resting for 2019
Sorry, but Beckford Open Village isn't running this year. We'll keep you posted about next year's event details when they are known, but in the meantime we include below details from a previous year to remind you about the event

 approx 14 gardens opened Beckford, near Tewkesbury, Worcestershire
Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June 2018
1.00pm to 6.00pm

An opportunity to view a cross-section of life in a village community and to enjoy a stroll in many beautiful gardens as well as the village's own Nature Reserve - a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

The event will be opened for us on Saturday by John Sales who was for many years Head of Gardens for the National Trust. John will be at the church lychgate at 1.00pm.

There will be themed flower displays in the Grade 1 listed 12th century church. Two sites will offer teas, there will be a Champagne Bar and barbecue and attractions for children including a Quiz Trail to follow.

Classic Cars, Vintage Radio, tennis and croquet demonstrations, plus an exhibition of historic photographs of the village. Tours of the church's Ringing Chamber and bell-ringing demonstrations.

Proceeds are principally for the maintenance of our ancient church.

Plant sales:  Excellent plant sale in a garden on the village street.

Cost:  5.00 per adult, accompanied under 16s free. Pre-booked groups of 20 or more are eligible for a 20% discount plus one free ticket - please contact us.

How to get event passports:  Tickets available on the day at the Village Hall Car Park and in any open garden.

Contact the organisers:  Phone: 01386 882 002 or 01684 772 237  Email:

Directions:  The village of Beckford is just west of the A46 Tewkesbury to Evesham road, four miles from Junction 9 of the M5 motorway. Parking is available in a central parking area.

Location:  Worcestershire.  Use Sat Nav postcode: GL20 7AD (please verify before travelling)

Please ... tell the organisers that you found them on the Open Gardens National Directory.