Piddletrenthide Open Gardens

This event is resting for 2021
Sorry, but Piddletrenthide 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

 approx 15 gardens opened Piddletrenthide, north of Dorchester, Dorset
Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th June 2015
2.00pm to 6.00pm

Gardens in a range of sizes tucked into the Piddle Valley, some on the level valley floor, next to the little River Piddle, some on the steep, chalky valley sides.

Visit the church and see the two Dumberfield headstones that inspired Thomas Hardy's naming of Tess of the d'Urbervilles. Teas in a riverside garden.

Proceeds to Piddletrenthide Memorial Hall, Piddletrenthide Church and Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance.

Plant sales:  Plants will be for sale in several gardens.

Cost:  5.00 per day, umder 16s free.

How to get event passports:  Buy tickets on the day at main car park or three of the gardens.

Contact the organisers:  Phone: 01300 348 250  Email:

Directions:  Car parking wil be signed.

Location:  Dorset.  Use Sat Nav postcode: DT2 7QX (please verify before travelling)

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