Events 2024

Take a look at our Events Programme for 2024.

Treat yourself or someone you know to an exclusive garden tour.


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Much Birch HR2 8HZ & Sollers Hope HR1 4RL

Lyndalls and The Laskett

WHEN: Friday 23 February | 11am-4:30pm


Perfect for Snowdrop lovers! View over 600 varieties at Lyndalls and many more bringing a sense of purity and tranquility to The Laskett.

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Kingswinford, DY6 0AE

Ashwood Nurseries

WHEN: Thursday 7 March | 10:30am-3:30pm


Hellebore heaven? An enjoyable and informative day at John Massey’s private garden, regarded as one of the finest private small gardens in the UK. A magnificent collection of trees, shrubs and conifers gives strong structure as well providing the perfect canopy for the hellebores, snowdrops, winter aconites and cyclamen that carpet the ground.

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Bledlow, Bucks, HP27 9PA

The Manor House Gardens

WHEN: Thursday 23 May | 11am-3pm


Guided tour with lunch at nearby eatery.

The garden of this mid-17th century Manor House was principally created by landscape architect, Robert Adams and later advised by plantsman and designer Sean Walter. Stroll with Head Gardener Mark Thompson past the walled garden, croquet lawn, ornamental ponds, herbaceous borders and sculpture garden. Also access the Lyde Garden where the River Lyde rises.

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Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0NB

Allington Castle

WHEN: Wednesday 29 May | 10:30am-2pm


Guided tour with lunch.

Allington Castle has stood on the banks of the river Medway since the 1170s. The estate is a haven of manicured lawns, formal beds, shrubberies, woodlands, semi-wild grasslands and ponds/lake. Head Gardener Adrian Waters will guide you through the gardens of this fairy tale castle with its imposing gatehouse and drum towers surrounded by a moat.

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West Sussex

A Secret Garden

WHEN: Thursday 6 June | 10am-2:30pm


Guided tour with lunch.

This secret garden has been beautifully designed by Arne Maynard. Join Head Gardener Benjamin Pope for a tour through its formal and informal spaces woven together by topiary, hedges, ancient trees and old buildings. Border plants rub shoulders with roses and annuals and at the garden’s heart is a walled kitchen garden bursting with inspiration.

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Lechlade, GL7 3RB

Oxleaze Farm

WHEN: Tuesday 11 June | 11am-3pm


Oxleaze Farm is the epitome of a Cotswold country garden, with billowing mixed borders of perennials and roses, ponds, a bog garden, vegetable potager and decorative fruit cage, woodland garden, wild meadow, and a charming potting shed.

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Sevenoaks, TN14 6HG

The Gardens of Chevening House

WHEN: Monday 17 June | 2pm-5pm


These historic gardens in the Chevening Estate comprise lawns, parterres, a maze, woodland and wildflower meadows around an ornamental lake.


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Charlton Musgrove, Somerset, BA9 8HN

Stavordale Priory

WHEN: Tuesday 18 June | 10:30am-2pm


Garden visit and lunch in nearby eatery.

This is a rare opportunity to experience the gardens of Sir Cameron Mackintosh’s home. These were originally designed by Georgia Langton and later influenced by the arts and crafts movement. Outdoor rooms, topiary, stone walls and gorgeous “tapestry-style” planting await. This is an incredibly romantic garden of atmosphere and great horticultural passion.

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Kingston, Dorset, BH20 5LW

Encombe Estate

WHEN: Thursday 20 June | 11am-4pm


Guided tour with lunch.

This historic Encombe House and Estate is nestled within a stunning valley in the Purbeck Hills. Head Gardener Simon Hansford will guide you through its sympathetic garden designed by Tom Stuart-Smith. Large sweeping borders embrace a Temple and deep herbaceous beds follow a walled garden. Elsewhere are woodland walks, wildflower meadows and lakes with glimpses of the Jurassic Coast.

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Malvern, WR13 5AJ

Madresfield Court

WHEN: Thursday 27 June or Thursday 24 October | 10:30am-2pm

£95 each or £72.50 each if bought together

These historic formal gardens feature a Pulhamite rock garden, herbaceous border, arbour of pleached lime trees, wild garden and much more.

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Hutton Wandesley, YO26 7LL

Hutton Wandesley Walled Garden

WHEN: Tuesday 2 July | 11am-3pm


Enjoy a guided tour of this tranquil walled garden follows a quadrant design influenced by original drawings dating back to 1874.

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Biddulph, ST8 7SQ

Biddulph Old Hall

WHEN: Wednesday 3 July | 10:30am-4:15pm


Enjoy the romanticism of the grounds of Biddulph Old Hall a private home, owned by Brian Vowles, with an amazing history.

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