This event is resting for 2018 Sorry, but Sowerby Open Gardens 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
Sowerby, Thirsk, North Yorkshire Sunday 19th June 2016 2.00pm to 6.00pm
A wonderful opportunity to visit and enjoy the hidden gardens of Sowerby. The varied gardens are all within easy walking distance of Sowerby Parochial Hall where refreshments willbe available. See ducks and goats. Visit the house of the real 'Mrs Pumphrey' and her pekingese Tricky-Woo, made famous in James Herriot's book All Creatures Great and Small.
Belles Cantos ladies' choir will be singing during the afternoon in St Oswald's church yard.
Open Studios 10.30am to 6.00pm:
Cabinet maker and artist, Richard and Jane Burnley will be opening their house at 19 Front Street and exhibiting handmade furniture, paintings, jewellery and ceramics.
Colin and Alison Britton will be opening the studio in their garden at 152 Front Street, exhibiting paintings, prints and cards.
The proceeds will be shared between St Oswald's Church, Sowerby and Herriot Hospice Homecare.
Plant sales: Plants will be on sale at Sowerby Parochial Hall.
Cost: £3.00 adults, accompanied under 16s free.
How to get event passports: Tickets may be purchased on the day from Sowerby Parochial Hall.
Contact the organisers: Email:
Directions: Sowerby Parochial Hall is on Front Street, very near to St Oswald's Church.
Location: County: Yorkshire Postcode for Sat Nav: YO7 1JG (please verify before travelling) Find approximate location on GoogleMaps (new window)
Thankyou! In 2016 the organisers of this event made a donation towards the upkeep of this website.