Dorset Open Gardens September 2018

 

West Moors – Aurelia Gardens

Aurelia Gardens is a unique inspirational garden with an emphasis on coloured foliage.

  • Refreshments: tea rooms
  • Toilets available
  • Disabled access
  • Parking

Admission: £2.50

Opened as part of Weldnar’s 2018 Open Gardens Scheme, raising money for Weldmar Hospice care.

Address: Aurelia Gardens Newmans Lane, West Moors. BH22 0LW

Opens: 29th September 2018

Start:10am End: 4pm

 

Wimborne – The Secret Garden and Serles House

Has been described by Alan Titchmarsh as one of the best 10 private gardens in Britain. As well as the gardens Serles House is also open to the public

  • Refreshments: Home-made Tea
  • Wheelchair access
  • Dogs allowed
  • Coaches allowed by appointment
  • Plants for sale

Admission:  Adult £3.50 Children Free

Opened for the National Garden Scheme which is the most significant charitable funder of nursing charities in the country. Beneficiary charities are: The Queen’s Nursing Institute, Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie, Carers Trust, Hospice UK, Perennial, Parkinson’s UK and other guest charities.

(The Garden also donates to Wimborne Civic Society and NADFAS)

Address: The Secret Garden & Serles House 47 Victoria Road, Wimbourne. BH21 IEN

Opens: 9th September 2018 Start: 2pm End: 5pm

 


 

Dorset Open Gardens October 2018

 

Sherborne – Frankham Farm

3 ½ acre garden created since 1960 by the late Jo Earle for year-round interest. Also has a productive vegetable garden. Sorry no dogs allowed.

  • Refreshments: Home produced lunch 12-12.30 pulled pork or sausage in a roll, vegetarian soup. Homemade teas 3-5
  • Coaches allowed by appointment
  • Plants for sale

Admission: Adults £5.00 Children: Free

Opened for the National Garden Scheme which is the most significant charitable funder of nursing charities in the country. Beneficiary charities are: The Queen’s Nursing Institute, Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie, Carers Trust, Hospice UK, Perennial, Parkinson’s UK and other guest charities.

Address: Frankham Farm, Ryme Intrinseca, Sherborne. DT9 6JT

Opens: 14th October 2018

Start: 11.30am

Ends: 5pm

 

Wimborne – Edmondsham House

6 acres of mature gardens with a large Victorian walled garden, much to explore including Saint Nicholas Church adjacent to garden.

  • Refreshments: tea, coffee and soft drinks 3.30pm to 4pm in Edmondsham House
  • Wheelchair access
  • Coaches allowed by appointment
  • Plants for sale

Admission: Adults £2.50 Children: £0.50

Opened for the National Garden Scheme which is the most significant charitable funder of nursing charities in the country. Beneficiary charities are: The Queen’s Nursing Institute, Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie, Carers Trust, Hospice UK, Perennial, Parkinson’s UK and other guest charities.

Address: Edmondsham House, Edmondsham, Wimborne. BH21 5RE

Opens: Wednesday 3rd 10th 17th 24th October 2018

Start: 2pm

End: 5pm

 


 

Dorset Open Gardens November 2018

 

Shillingstone – Lawsbrook

6 acres of different tree species with a significant number of native species. Also flower and vegetable beds. Includes wildlife, stream and meadow.

  • Refreshments: Tea, Coffee, Cold Drinks, Cakes
  • Disabled access
  • Dogs allowed
  • Coaches by appointment
  • Plants for sale

Admission: Adults £3.00 Children Free

Opened for the National Garden Scheme which is the most significant charitable funder of nursing charities in the country. Beneficiary charities are: The Queen’s Nursing Institute, Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie, Carers Trust, Hospice UK, Perennial, Parkinson’s UK and other guest charities.

Address: Lawsbrook, Brodham Way, Shillingstone. DT11 0TE

Opens: 4th November 2018

Start:10am

End: 4pm