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Wivenhoe Open Gardens

 approx 30 gardens open Wivenhoe, near Colchester, Essex
Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th May 2024
11.00am to 5.00pm

Wivenhoe Open Gardens is a popular summer event in this village-like town, set on the River Colne in north-east Essex.

A variety of gardens will be open, including several that are new to the event.

Refreshments and displays of arts and crafts can be enjoyed in some of the gardens and the church will be open for refreshments, with books and jigsaws for sale.

This is one of the early Open Gardens weekends, so start your summer in Wivenhoe.

Proceeds are shared between St Mary's Church and local causes chosen each year by The Wivenhoe Society.

Plant sales
At some of the gardens.

5.00 for the weekend, accompanied under 14s free. Cash only please at all venues.

How to get tickets / programmes
Tickets available now from three shops in Wivenhoe (see local posters) and from several participating gardens during the weekend. A garden map is available at the website link below.

Number of gardens
Approximately 30 gardens will be open, but the total may vary from day to day - please contact the organisers if you need exact numbers.

Contact the organisers
Phone: number not supplied

Directions / Parking
Small public car park (restricted stay) on the High Street and on-street parking near to most gardens.

Toilet Facilities
Toilets are available at this event.

County: Essex
Postcode for Sat Nav: CO7 9BJ (please verify before travelling)
Find approximate location on GoogleMaps (new browser tab) top of page


Thankyou!   In 2024 the organisers of this event made a crowdfunding donation towards the upkeep of this website.

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