Two lovely contrasting gardens in Shipton-under-Wychwood will be open on Sunday 1st July between 2pm and 4pm.
Hunters Lodge in the High Street. OX7 6DG
The Nook, Station Road OX7 6BQ
Teas and cakes will be available at Hunters Lodge.
Interesting plantsman’s garden extending to about 1½ acres, set in the rolling hills of the North Cotswolds with wonderful views over unspoilt countryside. The garden is well developed considering it was planted 15 yrs ago. Small vegetable garden, beautiful sunken rose garden with herbaceous and shrub borders.
Small pretty village with glorious views and early C13 church. Manor Farm: Well laid out large garden with unusual plants, orchard and ornamental vegetable plot and exceptional views. 2 Park View Cottages: Pretty well-stocked small front garden with courtyard at back acting as outdoor room.
In two charming small villages of Sibford Gower and Sibford Ferris, off the beaten track with thatched stone cottages, five contrasting gardens ranging from an early C20 Arts and Crafts house (not open) and garden, to varied cottage gardens bursting with bloom, interesting planting and some unusual plants.
Stow Gift, Craft & Collectors Fayre - sixteen stalls in the famous historical St Edwards Hall in the middle of Stow on the Wold selling a multitude of interesting items including - Antiques and Collectables, militaria, glass, metalware, silver, jewellery, teddy bears, greeting cards, vintage items galore, scarves,
We supply a fabulous vintage chair, a choice of materials, the use of the Frenchic chalk paint colour range and all the materials & knowledge required to produce a fantastic statement piece chair.
No need to bring anything with you.
Bridewell is an award-winning charity that provides land-based activities for people with mental health issues. The Walled Garden features a cottage garden, raised beds and a potager for vegetables and flowers, a knot garden, a herb garden a productive fruit cage and a blacksmith’s forge.
Walled cottage garden on a slope, not very large, but densely planted with hardy perennials and traditional cottage garden plants. Small lawn with seating available, surrounded by rockery and mixed low planting.
This is the retirement home of Pamela Schwerdt and Sibylle Kreutzberger. acre packed with rare and interesting plants. Large plantings of named snowdrops In Feb. In March there is a carpet of woodland plants and unusual bulbs, notably fritillaries. Summer is a riot of colour with mainly herbaceous perennials.
An impressive 25 acres of gardens and light woodland in an attractive Oxfordshire setting. The centrepiece is a large terraced walled garden created by Tom Stuart-Smith in 2001. Vision has been used to blend the gardens into the countryside.
This is an afternoon tea where a selection of home made fresh cream and strawberry themed cakes are served to you by waitress service. Tea served in tea pots with cups and saucers. This is in aid of Breast Cancer Care. It is the 14th year i have hosted this event and it gets more popular each year.
St Kenelms Hall Brize Norton Road, Minster Lovell.
Large traditional English garden of 8 acres incl pink garden, white and blue garden, herbaceous borders, rose terrace, large walled kitchen garden and orchard. Greenhouses and pathway of topiary birds leading up through orchard to stone dovecot. Featured in several books and magazines, incl Gardens Illustrated.
Tackle the SMA Trust Mud Run and help raise vital fund for research and treatments for spinal muscular atrophy!
Take on 40 challenging obstacles along this 4K fun-filled course - cargo nets, tractor tyres, water slides, streams and of course, the muddy bogs.
A school fete with a 30’s twist.
This is a one off annual fete like no other. Lots of stalls, music, games and entertainment for all the family.
All money is being raised to fund much needed outdoor play equipment and celebrate the schools history and turning 80 this year.
The North Aston Fête has become a highlight of the local summer calendar, and this year the event takes place on Saturday 14th July. The Fête includes performances by the Yarnton Brass Band and a colourful visit by around 100 Japanese students in traditional kimonos and hakama.
1½ acre sloping N facing garden, ornamental shrubs and trees. Laid out originally by Graham Stuart Thomas, 1976. West garden and terrace, red border, walled kitchen garden, two lakes with pleasant walks and views, boots recommended! Holy well. Walled garden now open after reconstruction.
An Evening with Rudyard Kipling tells the story of Kipling’s life with readings from his poetry and prose. It takes Kipling from his early days as the chronicler of Britain’s Indian Raj, through to his high point as poet of Empire for Edwardian England and as voice of the nation in the First World War.
Floral delights return for the Blenheim Palace Flower Show, 22 June – 24 June, 2018. Discover over 300 exhibitors located around a Grand Floral Pavilion, which is situated on the South Lawn of the Oxfordshire World Heritage Site, the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill.
Discover a quintessentially British affair at Blenheim Palace this summer; witness iconic characters brought to life, fabulous live music, delicious food and drink and an exciting firework finale at the new Great British Garden Party.