Stunning Views, Fascinating Gardens and Home-Baked Cakes

Stunning Views, Fascinating Gardens and Home-Baked Cakes in

Wentnor and Norbury Open Gardens,Sunday 29th May and Bank Holiday Monday 30th May, 2pm to 6pm

We are delighted to announce that for TWO AFTERNOONS ONLY locals and visitors alike can enjoy the best of what Shropshire village-life has to offer at the Wentnor & Norbury Open Gardens. This fantastic event only takes place every two years and presents a wonderful opportunity for visitors to enjoy stunning views of the Shropshire Hills, three fascinating gardens and wonderful home baking.

This year three very different gardens will be open:-

Walkmill Cottage, Wentnor, SY9 5DZ – A beautiful, informal woodland garden set alongside the River East Onny, with feature ornamental pools, rare trees and shrubs shared with the Preston’s collection of rare breed hens.

Fairview, Wentnor, SY9 5EE – A fine example of a classic, structured English flower and vegetable garden, with wonderful views.

Holly Cottage, Prolly Moor, SY9 5EH – Organic garden of over 2 acres including an eight year old broadleaf woodland, wild flower meadow with willow circle allotment area, pond and old orchard. The garden is stocked with herbaceous plants, shrubs and ornamental trees. Plants for sale, parking and toilet facilities available.

Also call in at The Rectory, Wentnor only a short walk from Fairview, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the South Shropshire countryside. Also make sure you do not miss the Plant Stall opposite The Crown Pub.

Before, during or after your garden visits please join us at The Walkmill, Norbury, SY9 5DZ for refreshments – hot and cold drinks and delicious home baked cakes. Parking and toilet facilities available.

This is a fund raising event for Wentnor and Norbury Churches. A two day ticket costs £4 and includes access to all of the open gardens, children under 16 are free. Dogs on leads welcome. Tickets can be purchased on the day from any of the open gardens or from The Walkmill.


Date Posted: 19th May 2011

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