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Alhampton Open Gardens

Please note
This event ran in 2016 but we don't yet have this year's details. When we get them, we'll add them, but in the meantime we include below event information from last year to remind you about the event.

 approx 10 gardens opened Alhampton, near Castle Cary, Somerset
Sunday 12th June 2016
1.00pm to 5.00pm

We have two gardens never before opened, plus two re-opening after a year's rest. Our two famous organic gardeners - Charles Dowding, author of seven books on organic gardening and known for his no-dig method of vegetable growing, and Gert Schley, whose highly individual approach to mixing produce and decorative planting is unique and beautiful, are both open again.

Other gardens will also be open, from one with an emphasis on being child-friendly, to another with an orchard, huge pond and a riverside setting, to others that are simply beautiful, hope to welcome you. Some gardens you may have already seen have made changes worth looking at.

As usual our brilliant bakers will be cooking up a feast to offer fantastic afternoon teas at two venues - if you're not a gardener it's worth a visit for that alone.

Do take the time to visit and see our new orchard, the pond with its wildflower planting, the views from the top of the hill. There's a photographic display in the tin chapel with cards for sale in support of the wood.

All proceeds to our new 28 acre Haddon Wood, located in the village.

Plant sales:
Plant sales at two gardens.

Cost:
5.00 adults, under 16s free.

How to get event passports:
Tickets available at the tin chapel in No Through Road, Alhampton.

Contact the organisers:
Phone: 01749 860 615
Email:

Directions:
Parking available at the No Through Road entrance to Haddon Wood - please follow signs.

Location:
County: Somerset
Postcode for Sat Nav: BA4 6PY (please verify before travelling)
Find approximate location on GoogleMaps (new window)

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