Come and visit at least 12 beautiful yet different gardens in the historic market town of Ashby de la Zouch.
This year we are opening again on Saturday and Sunday. There are different gardens opening on each day so check the website for information.
Beautiful 9 acre woodland garden with a large collection of rare trees and shrubs. Interest throughout the yr with spring flowers, cool leafy areas in summer and sensational autumn colour. Many information posters describing the more obscure plants. Bring wellingtons in wet weather.
Ashby Steam is on! This is a two-day vintage steam rally, taking place at Scamhazel Farm, Boundary near Ashby de la Zouch, DE11 7BA and this year is supporting Hospice Hope.
We’ll have our bright yellow gazebo and information stand there on both days, so please pop by and say hello.
This is a great 24hr experience learning survival skills and Bushcraft in our beautiful woodland on the border of Derbyshire and Leicestershire in Ashby De La Zouch. Have you got what it takes to make yourself at home in the natural world.
Late C18 walled gardens gradually repaired over the last 25yrs. Flower garden with summer bedding, herbaceous borders and the unique auricula theatre. Georgian orangery, impressive collection of glasshouses and garden buildings. Ice house, grotto and gardeners’ tunnel.
Calke’s gardens are supporting the National Garden Scheme charity. All proceeds from your garden visits go towards the National Garden Scheme and their beneficiary charities. Find out more on the National Garden Scheme website: www.ngs.org.uk. Booking Not Needed.
Honeysuckle & Castle would like to invite you to celebrate your engagement at our wedding open day in the Riding School. Explore this unique wedding venue situated in the heart of the Calke Abbey estate.
Take a walk through the Calke Estate and discover stunning orchids in the historic Limeyards. This tranquil walk will lead you through the wider Calke Estate, venturing through grasslands, arable farmland and one of Europe’s rarest habitats, wood pasture, before you arrive at Ticknall Limeyards, which date back...
The walled kitchen garden has been transformed into the Garden of Imagination... Enjoy carefree summer days and let your imagination run wild in our natural outdoor play area, open every day of the summer holiday.
Travel through time and meet characters from Calke’s past, as they tell the tale of the years of grandeur, the gradual decline and the dramatic end. When you visit the house, you’ll meet characters from Calke’s past and learn more about the fascinating history of the ’un-stately home’.
Wild Rumpus, the award-winning producers behind Just So Festival, in collaboration with the National Forest Company, invite you to journey into the woods this summer for a unique and extraordinary new venture, Timber Festival.
The National Forest, Feanedock, Rawdon Road, Moira, Swadlincote
CAOS will be performing 3 evenings of Musical entertainment in this years summer concert; ’Showstoppers Four’!
Thursday 21st June at Marlborough Square Church, Coalville
Friday 22nd & Saturday 23rd June at Whitwick Methodist Church, Hall Lane.
Marlborough Square Church, Coalville
Whitwick Methodist Church, Hall lane
The garden covers an acre plus with a variety of structures and planting. It has been developed over a period of five yrs. Areas of interest incl a large natural pond; a coppice; a gravel garden; two large herbaceous beds; a herb garden and a formal garden with box hedging.
approx 12 Gardens open Superb display of Vintage cars, tractors & other vehicles
Plant, crafts and food stalls on the village green and at the Pub
Church open with Great War memorabilia and displays
Great War Re-enactment
Grand draw , Tombola and Book stall in the gardens
Fantastic homemade cakes and
Performing Stars Academy presents ’Annie Jr’.
Friday 13th July at 7:30pm
Saturday 14th July at 2:00pm & 6:30pm
Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton on Trent.
Call the box office to book your tickets - 01283 508100
Market Bosworth is an attractive market town, with an enviable record for the quality of its regular entry in the annual East Midlands in Bloom competition. There are a number of gardens open, some for the first time, and all within walking distance of the Market Square.