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Sproxton Open Gardens Day

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This event rested in 2021 and we don't have any up to date event details. When we get updated information, we'll add it here, but in the meantime we include below event information from a previous year to remind you about the event.

 approx 8 gardens opened Sproxton, near Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
Sunday 3rd July 2016
11.00am to 4.00pm

A selection of gardens within the village will be open. Some gardens owners' descriptions:

"A small garden stuffed with too many cottage garden plants. Not an inch of soil to be seen. With a lawn that decreases in size annually as I make space for more plants. Far from perfect, but I love it."

"A Traditional English Cottage Garden with borders of old-fashioned perennials and roses. Vegetable garden with fruit bushes and bank of wild flowers on far side of paddock."

"Lawn, assorted shrubs and perennials and mature trees. Developing wild flower area, patio and wall with assorted containers. Centred around a old pan-tiled potting shed. A work in progress."

There will be produce and plant stalls, refreshments, competitions and games and children's activities at the Village Hall as well as a treasure trail around the gardens.

All proceeds split between the Village Hall and the Church funds.

Plant sales
Plants available for sale at the village hall.

2.50 adults, accompanied children free.

How to get event passports
Buy tickets on arrival in the Village Hall in the centre of the village.

Contact the organisers
Phone: 07989 331 838

For anyone planning on visiting from the Nottingham direction, note that the Waltham - Sproxton road is due to be closed at Stonesby for roadworks. Your best bet is to use the A607 to Croxton Kerrial and come down through Saltby. Visitors from Melton can use the B676 instead.

County: Leicestershire
Postcode for Sat Nav: LE14 4RB (please verify before travelling)
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