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June events

Peacocks - Open Garden for NGS

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10 acre varied garden ideal for picnics with several seating areas. Mature native and specimen trees. Restored horticultural buildings.
Peacocks, Margaretting CM4 9HY
Sun 17 Apr, Sun 15 May, Sun 12 Jun

Wildlife Walk at Rainham Marshes

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Join our fabulous team for a winter walk at Rainham Marshes, as we take you on a wonderful wildlife walk around the marshes.
Rainham Marshes nature reserve, New Tank Hill Road, Purfleet, Essex RM19 1SZ
Fri 22 Apr, Sun 24 Apr, and more dates until Sun 19 Jun

Bucklers Farmhouse - Open Garden for NGS

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Traditional country garden, with blowsy borders, yew hedges, topiary and a little knot garden. A very tranquil, magical place, with two ponds and a pool - is it just for the reflections or can you...
Bucklers Farmhouse, Colchester CO6 1SB
Sun 1 May, Fri 10 Jun, Sun 12 Jun

Furzelea - Open Garden for NGS

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Country garden of nearly one acre that has evolved overtime to showcase the seasons by titillating the senses with colour, scent, texture and form.
Furzelea, Danbury CM3 4JR
Sun 1 May, Sun 5 Jun

The Old Vicarage - Open Garden for NGS

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Victorian former vicarage surrounded by three acres of formal gardens, one acre woodland garden and seven acre hay meadow. Deep mixed borders. Rose garden with perennial underplanting.
The Old Vicarage, Broxted CM6 2BU
Sun 8 May, Sun 19 Jun

May Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

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Come and enjoy my garden at May Cottage, a quintessential English country garden and although relatively small, there is much to see.
May Cottage, Frinton-On-Sea CO13 0DU
Sat 21 May, Sat 25 Jun

May Half Term at Rainham Marshes

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This May Half Term your adventure starts with us - explore the reserve and have a fabulous family adventure.
Rainham Marshes nature reserve, New Tank Hill Road, Purfleet, Essex RM19 1SZ
Sat 28 May to Sun 5 Jun

Caynton Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

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A traditional cottage garden designed and planted by the owners since 2013 from a neglected and overgrown plot surrounding a C15 thatched cottage (not open).
Caynton Cottage, Chelmsford CM3 3EF
Tue 31 May to Thu 2 Jun

The Overtones

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The Overtones Multi-platinum selling vocal harmony group, The Overtones, are delighted to announce their 10th anniversary tour.
Charter Hall, Colchester CO1 1YH
Thu 2 Jun

Grove Lodge - Open Garden for NGS

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A large walled garden close to the town centre with unusually high biodiversity (e.g. 17 species of butterfly recorded), close to the turf maze and Norman castle.
Grove Lodge, Saffron Walden CB10 2AB
Fri 3 Jun

Isabella’s Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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This enchanting town garden is bursting with a profusion of colour from early Spring through to the Autumn months.
Isabella’s Garden, Leigh-On-Sea SS9 2NE
Sat 4 Jun, Sun 5 Jun, Sat 16 Jul, Sun 17 Jul

37 Turpins Lane - Open Garden for NGS

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An unexpected hidden, magical, part-walled garden showing how much can be achieved in a small space. An oasis of calm with densely planted rich, lush foliage, tree ferns, hostas, topiary and an...
37 Turpins Lane, Chigwell IG8 8AZ
Sun 5 Jun, Sun 3 Jul

Jankes House - Open Garden for NGS

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½ acre Traditional English country garden with amazing rural views. Garden has been artistically created by owner. Beautiful mixed borders featuring roses, clematis and architectural shrubs.
Jankes House, Colchester CO6 2AT
Sun 5 Jun

Sheepcote Green Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Four quite different - yet equally charming - gardens of varying size, offering inspiration and delight!
Sheepcote Green Gardens, Saffron Walden CB11 4SJ
Sun 5 Jun

8 Dene Court - Open Garden for NGS

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Beautifully maintained and designed compact garden (250sq yds). Owner is well-known RHS gold medal-winning exhibitor (now retired).
8 Dene Court, Chelmsford CM1 2JQ
Tue 7 Jun, Fri 8 Jul, Sat 16 Jul, Fri 5 Aug

Oak Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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Informal farmhouse garden of about 1 acre on an exposed site with extensive views south and west across the Colne Valley.
Oak Farm, Colchester CO6 2AH
Wed 8 Jun, Sun 19 Jun, Wed 20 Jul

Splendid Essex Steampunk

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Barleycorn Harvest, Folk & Craft Fayre Sunday 24th July 2022 Folk Music, Talks & Workshops, Agricultural Machinery, Nature & Ecology, Country Crafts, Games and fun for all Adult £8.
Museum of Power Hatfield Road Langford Maldon CM9 6QA
Sun 12 Jun

Walnut Tree Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

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A traditional cottage garden framed by wonderful views over the Essex countryside and planted with well-stocked flower borders and lawns that slop gently down to a natural pond.
Walnut Tree Cottage, Dunmow CM6 3LX
Sun 12 Jun

8 Dene Court - Open Garden for NGS

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Beautifully maintained and designed compact garden (250sq yds). Owner is well-known RHS gold medal-winning exhibitor (now retired).
8 Dene Court, Chelmsford CM1 2JQ
Fri 17 Jun

Havendell - Open Garden for NGS

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This beautiful and tranquil garden will amaze and inspire you as you walk among the herbaceous and shrub borders.
Havendell, Tolleshunt Major CM9 8LJ
Fri 17 Jun, Sun 3 Jul

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