National Garden Scheme Open Days at Mountain Ash
Whilst you're enjoying the Spring bank holiday and the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, please come and enjoy a stroll around the 2 acre garden at 'Mountain Ash' and help raise money for the NGS's several nursing charities, including Macmillans, Marie Curie, Hospice UK and the Carers Trust.
This beautiful garden has excellent views across Charnwood countryside. Near to the house are patios, a water feature, flower and shrub beds, fruit trees, a soft fruit cage, greenhouses and raised vegetable plots. Lawns slope down to a large wildlife pond with a waterfall. a gravel garden and three small areas of woodland with pleasant walks through many species of trees. The lower two thirds of the garden have been created from a field since 2004, with over 200 conifers and deciduous trees planted.. There are several places to sit and relax around the garden. Adding interest for both adults and children, there are also about 50 garden statues and ornaments around the garden.
There will be several stalls to browse, including plants, and teas and cakes will be served.
There is a toilet available, with external access from the garden.
For further details and some photographs of the garden, see the NGS website - www.ngs.org.uk -
(put Mountain Ash into the garden finder)
The garden will be open from 11.00am to 5.00pm on both Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd of June.
Admission for adults is £6.00, children are free and dogs on leads are welcome.
Pre-booking is not required and tickets will be available online on the NGS website or can be bought at the gate
Parking is on Ulverscroft Lane.
Mountain Ash, 140 Ulverscroft Lane
Newtown Linford, Leicestershire LE6 0AJ
Thu 2 June and Fri 3 June