Family friendly gardens open in August

by | 2 August 2023 | Community Event, Gardening Club, Sherwood

Saturday 5th August and Sunday 6th August, 12.00pm to 4.00pm

8 Church Lane, Letwell, Worksop S81 8DE

Pre-booking essential

An award winning, professionally designed garden in 1/3rd acre. The free-flowing lawn is surrounded by colourful, naturalistic borders with shrubs, grasses and perennials. An informal path runs through a colourful gravel garden, planted with aromatics and grasses leading to the wildlife pond and sunken garden with oak pergola. Short woodland walk, ample seating. Wheelchair access, refreshments, plants for sale.Disabled parking on drive, but parking is very limited, so please pre-book to enable as many people as possible to visit this lovely garden.

Sunday 6th August, 12.00pm to 4.00pm

The Old Vicarage, Halam Hill, Halam NG22 8AX

Much loved two-acre hillside garden with open views of the surrounding countryside. This year there is a new area of planting / design at the bottom of the garden which attracts diverse wildlife. A lovely peaceful garden to sit and take afternoon tea. Beautiful 12th century church open in the village. Wheelchair access, dog friendly, plants for sale, parking, refreshments.

Thursday 17th August, 10.00am to 3.00pm

Rhubarb Farm, Hardwick Street, Langwith NG20 9DR

This two-acre horticultural social enterprise provides training and volunteering opportunities to the community. It has eight polytunnels, 100 hens, pigs, donkey and Shetland pony. They produce fresh vegetables and egg for sale in the small shop. Rhubarb farm features regularly in the media. Main path suitable for wheelchairs, but bumpy, not all site wheelchair accessible. Plants for sale, parking, refreshments.

Sunday 27th August and Monday 28th August, 12.00pm to 4.00pm

East Meets West, 85 Cowpes Close, Sutton-in-Ashfield NG17 2BU

Pre-booking essential

This very small, but lovely garden combines the tranquility of the Orient with the colour of a traditional English cottage garden. East: a number of sizeable acers, bamboos, and Japanese lanterns. A stream flows past a cloud tree into a pond with fish and water lilies. West: A trompe d’oeil arch creates a magical garden illusion. A rainbow flower bed. Wheelchair access, plants for sale.

To find your perfect garden visit, where you can also make bookings if needed.