Steppingley is a picturesque Bedfordshire village on the Greensand ridge, close to Ampthill, Flitwick and Woburn. Although few older buildings survive, most of Steppingley was built by 7th Duke of Bedford between 1840 and 1872. Set within an acre, Lindy Lea is a haven for wildlife with two water features, informal perennial plantings, variety of shrubs and mature trees. There is also a vegetable garden and a sunny terrace furnished with pots and climbers. Townsend Farmhouse is a medium sized country garden with tree lined driveway, herbaceous borders, flowering shrubs and pretty courtyard. West Oak is an informal garden of approx ¾ acre with open countryside on two sides. It consists of lawns and shrubs with perennial planting including some mature trees.
Sat 3, Sun 4 June (2-5). Combined adm £5, Children free. Home-made teas in Village Pavilion. Times:14:00 to 17:00. Open for charity.
Steppingley Village Gardens, Bedford, Bedfordshire MK45 5AT
Saturday 3 Jun 2017 and Sunday 4 Jun 2017