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Today to Sat 8 May, closest first.
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Musbury Barton - Open Garden for NGS

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6 acres. Extensive areas of well established trees and shrubs, many rare or unusual. Over 2000 roses spread round the garden. Stream from the top to the bottom. Lots of steps and bridges.
Musbury Barton, Axminster EX13 8BB
Sat 1 May, Sun 2 May, Sat 26 Jun, Sun 27 Jun

Wolverhollow - Open Garden for NGS

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Over 1 acre of informal mature garden on different levels. Lawns lead past borders and rockeries down to a shady lower garden. Numerous paths take you past a variety of uncommon shrubs and plants.
Wolverhollow, Monkton Wyld DT6 6DA
Sun 2 May

Wolverhollow - Open Garden for NGS

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Over 1 acre of informal mature garden on different levels. Lawns lead past borders and rockeries down to a shady lower garden. Numerous paths take you past a variety of uncommon shrubs and plants.
Wolverhollow, Monkton Wyld DT6 6DA
Mon 3 May

South Wood Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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Designed by renowned Arne Maynard around C17 thatched farmhouse, country garden exemplifying how contemporary design can be integrated into a traditional setting.
South Wood Farm, Honiton EX14 9HU
Sat 24 Apr and Sun 25 Apr

Chideock Manor - Open Garden for NGS

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6/7 acres of formal and informal gardens. Bog garden beside stream and series of ponds. Yew hedges and mature trees.
Chideock Manor, Bridport DT6 6LF
Today and Sun 11 Apr

Sidbury Manor - Open Garden for NGS

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Built in 1870s this Victorian manor house built by owner’s family and set within E Devon AONB comes complete with 20 acres of garden incl substantial walled gardens, extensive arboretum
Sidbury Manor, Sidmouth EX10 0QE
Fri 16 Apr, Sun 18 Apr

Horn Park - Open Garden for NGS

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Large plantsman’s garden with magnificent views over Dorset countryside towards the sea. Many rare and mature plants and shrubs in terrraced, herbaceous, rock and water gardens.
Horn Park, Beaminster DT8 3HB
Wed 21 Apr

The Manor House, Beaminster - Open Garden for NGS

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Set in heart of Beaminster, 16 acres of stunning parkland with mature specimen trees, lake and waterfall, The Manor House looks forward to welcoming visitors after a 3 year break from opening
The Manor House, Beaminster, Beaminster DT8 3DZ
Sun 2 May, Mon 3 May, Sun 30 May, Mon 31 May, Sun 20 Jun, Sat 26 Jun

Byes Reach - Open Garden for NGS

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¼ acre garden with colour themed hot border at front. At rear of house: potager style vegetable garden, seasonal colour-themed beds, studio and greenhouse, 20m fruit arched walkway, rill, ferns,...
Byes Reach, Sidmouth EX10 9JP
Today, Sun 11 Apr, Sat 1 May to Mon 3 May

Claylands - Open Garden for NGS

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1.5 acres of woodland and 1.2 acres of garden. 3 ponds, bog garden connected by cascades. Herbaceous, 2 pergolas, hot garden and summerhouse.
Claylands, Wellington TA21 9QG
Sun 18 Apr, Sun 2 May, Sun 30 May, Sun 13 Jun

Somerset Wildlife Trust’s Virtual Spring Art Auction

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Somerset landscape and wildlife artists have donated their beautiful artworks to be auctioned off to raise funds to protect the species and special places that inspire them.
Virtual Event
Fri 30 Apr

The Old Rectory, Litton Cheney - Open Garden for NGS

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Steep paths lead to beguiling 4 acres of natural woodland with many springs, streams, 2 pools one a natural swimming pool planted with native plants.
The Old Rectory, Litton Cheney, Dorchester DT2 9AH
Sun 2 May, Wed 5 May, Sun 13 Jun

Broomhill - Open Garden for NGS

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Once a farmyard now a delightful, tranquil garden set in 2 acres. Island beds and borders planted with shrubs, roses, masses of unusual perennials and choice annuals to give vibrancy and colour into...
Broomhill, Dorchester DT2 0PU
Sun 18 Apr

Kia-Ora Farm & Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Charming, peaceful 10 acre garden with lawns, lakes and ponds. Water features with swans, ducks and other wildlife.
Kia-Ora Farm & Gardens, Cullompton EX15 1PZ
Sun 18 Apr, Sun 16 May, Sun 13 Jun

Kia-Ora Farm & Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Charming, peaceful 10 acre garden with lawns, lakes and ponds. Water features with swans, ducks and other wildlife.
Kia-Ora Farm & Gardens, Cullompton EX15 1PZ
Sun 2 May, Mon 3 May

Frankham Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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3½ acre garden, created since 1960 by the late Jo Earle for yr-round interest. This large and lovely garden is filled with a wide variety of well grown plants, roses, unusual labelled shrubs and...
Frankham Farm, Sherborne DT9 6JT
Sun 18 Apr

Holbrook Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Ask our visitors - Heaven for bumble bees, sun shining through layers of plants, an immersive experience, inspiring, exciting plants, magical, artistic, free flowing paradise, cleverly planted but
Holbrook Garden, Sampford Peverell EX16 7EN
Sat 1 May

Holbrook Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Ask our visitors - Heaven for bumble bees, sun shining through layers of plants, an immersive experience, inspiring, exciting plants, magical, artistic, free flowing paradise, cleverly planted but
Holbrook Garden, Sampford Peverell EX16 7EN
Sun 2 May

Holbrook Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Ask our visitors - Heaven for bumble bees, sun shining through layers of plants, an immersive experience, inspiring, exciting plants, magical, artistic, free flowing paradise, cleverly planted but
Holbrook Garden, Sampford Peverell EX16 7EN
Mon 3 May

Easter Trails: Coplestone and the Grand Tour + Flower Power trail

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This Easter school holidays, take part in two garden trails at Hestercombe: Coplestone and the Grand Tour, and the Flower Power trail!
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton, Somerset. Cheddon Fitzpaine TA2 8LG
Today to Sun 18 Apr

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