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September events

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 Jul, Sun 24 Jul, and more dates until Sun 18 Sep

18 Pettits Boulevard - Open Garden for NGS

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The garden is 80ft x 23ft on three levels with an ornamental pond, patio area with shrubs and perennials, many in pots.
18 Pettits Boulevard, Romford RM1 4PL
Sat 3 Sep and Sun 4 Sep

Blake Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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25 acres of mature gardens within the historic setting of Blake Hall (not open). Arboretum with broad variety of specimen and spectacular ancient trees. Lawns overlooking countryside.
Blake Hall, Bobbingworth CM5 0DG
Sun 4 Sep

Silver Birches - Open Garden for NGS

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The garden boasts three lawns on the two levels. This surprisingly secluded garden has many mixed borders packed with colour. Mature shrubs and trees create a short woodland walk.
Silver Birches, Waltham Abbey EN9 1LG
Sun 4 Sep

30 Glenwood Avenue - Open Garden for NGS

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Nestled next to the busy A127 lies a beautifully transformed town garden. Home-made raised beds with tulips in spring, dahlias and roses in the summer.
30 Glenwood Avenue, Leigh-On-Sea SS9 5EB
Sun 4 Sep

Brookfield - Open Garden for NGS

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A large garden with a long wall border and perennial island beds glowing with late summer colour, inc dahlias and roses.
Brookfield, Boreham CM3 3EB
Sun 4 Sep

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
Sun 4 Sep

Dragons - Open Garden for NGS

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A plantswoman's ¾ acre garden, planted to encourage wildlife. Sumptuous colour-themed borders with striking plant combinations, featuring specimen plants, fernery, clematis and grasses.
Dragons, Chelmsford CM1 4LS
Sun 4 Sep

Barnards Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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So much to explore! Climb the Belvedere for the wider view and take the train for a woodland adventure.
Barnards Farm, West Horndon CM13 3FY
Sun 4 Sep

Long House Plants - Open Garden for NGS

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A beautiful garden - yes, but one with a purpose. Long House Plants has been producing homegrown plants for more than 10 years - here is a chance to see where it all begins!
Long House Plants, Romford RM4 1LD
Wed 7 Sep

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 7 Sep

Ulting Wick - Open Garden for NGS

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Listed black barns provide backdrop for vibrant and exuberant planting in 8 acres. Thousands of colourful tulips, flowing innovative spring planting, herbaceous borders, pond, mature weeping willows,...
Ulting Wick, Maldon CM9 6QX
Fri 9 Sep

Nuclear Blackout

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Blackout is 5km multi-lap obstacle loaded night race. This race will launch you out of your comfort zone.
Ongar Road, Brentwood, Essex CM15 0LA
Sat 10 Sep

Oblivions Maxx

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OBLIVION MAXX Oblivion MaXX is not available to book as a stand alone event. To enter September’s MaXX event you must enter Oblivion eXtreme in May too.
Ongar Road, Brentwood, Essex CM15 0LA
Sat 10 Sep

Blast Rookies

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Nuclear Rookies are fun, pumped-up muddy obstacle courses for 4-14 year old kids of any fitness level Rookies can test their skills on a specially designed fun 1.
Ongar Road, Brentwood, Essex CM15 0LA
Sat 10 Sep

Let's Rock Essex!

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Let's Rock Essex! Tickets avaiable.
Kings Farm, Chelmsford CM3 1LN
Sat 10 Sep

Nuclear Blast

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Nuclear Blast is a 5km obstacle loaded multi-lap course over mixed, muddy terrain suitable for all levels of fitness.
Ongar Road, Brentwood CM15 0LA
Sat 10 Sep

Sandy Lodge - Open Garden for NGS

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A stunning garden with views over Halstead, there is something to see every day. ¾ acre created over 10 years.
Sandy Lodge, Halstead CO9 2QL
Sun 11 Sep

Stocksmead - Open Garden for NGS

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Set in nearly 1 acre, Stocksmead is formed of four distinct garden areas, a Mediterranean inspired gravel garden, a colour gravel garden, a traditional perennial garden and a structural evergreen
Stocksmead, Arkesden CB11 4EY
Sun 11 Sep

Maltings Cottage, - Open Garden for NGS

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The garden echoes the look and feel of a traditional cottage garden reflecting the character of the property.
Maltings Cottage,, Ingatestone CM4 9EZ
Sat 17 Sep

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