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Open Gardens – Chedington Village

Open Gardens – Chedington Village

Chedington Village is open specially for Weldmar Hospicecare's 25th Anniversary.

Starts: 15th June 2019 - 10:30 AM
Ends: 15th June 2019 - 5:00 PM

Chedington Open Gardens and Studios
Chedington
Beaminster
Dorset
DT8 3JA

Open on:

  • 15th June 2019– 10:30am until 5pm

A once-in-a-year chance to visit the many dazzling gardens in this beautiful conservation village, with its glorious panoramic views. We have a range of gardens open for you to explore, from small cottage gardens to the extensive grounds of Chedington Court, with lots of sizes, styles and personalities in-between. There will be at least 10 gardens open this year. As an added bonus, some of our home-grown artists and makers are opening the doors of their studios and workshops featuring a wide variety of arts and crafts.

Join us for refreshments or lunch, featuring our excellent home-made cakes, in the Village Hall from 11 o’clock. Or later in the day, sample a delicious cream tea in Chedington Court Great Hall, there will also be an activity Treasure Trail for children visiting the gardens.

This year the proceeds will be shared between Weldmar Hospice and the Village Hall fund.

Plant sales:
There will be plant stalls and some village produce for sale.

Cost:
£5.00 covers all gardens and studios, accompanied under 16s free

Tickets:
Buy tickets on the day from Highfield House (nearest open garden to the pub), Chedington Court garden entrance, Westside (terrace in middle of the village) or Sandy Knapp (house opposite the car park exit path). There is free car parking in the signposted car park or along the street for less mobile visitors.

Contact the organisers:
Phone: 01935 891925
Email: chedingtonvh@gmail.com

Web: http://www.facebook.com/ChedingtonVillage

Directions:
Along A356 between Crewkerne and Maiden Newton, turn off at Winyards Gap pub and drive 1km into the village or turn off A3066 at Mosterton and go up Chedington Lane turning left at the very top of the hill.

Dogs:

Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome.

Wheelchair accessibility:

Some of Chedington Court is wheelchair friendly. Unfortunately, as Chedington is on a hillside many of the smaller gardens have no wheelchair access.

This garden is part of Weldmar’s 2019 Open Garden’s Scheme.

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