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What's on around Gunthorpe

Today to Wed 1 Jul, closest first.
Coronavirus: Do check with venue for Cancellations.

Wing Gardens - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Four very different gardens in pretty stone village of Wing with medieval church and turf maze. For map and directions start visit at Townsend House opp Village Hall.
Wing Gardens, Oakham LE15 8SA
Sun 14 Jun

Quaintree Hall - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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An established garden surrounding the medieval hall house (not open) incl a formal box parterre to the front of the house, a woodland walk, formal walled garden with yew hedges, a small picking
Quaintree Hall, Braunston LE15 8QS
Sun 21 Jun

The Old Vicarage, Burley - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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The Old Vicarage is a relaxed country garden, planted for year round interest and colour. There are lawns and borders, a lime walk, rose gardens and a sunken rill garden with an avenue of standard...
The Old Vicarage, Burley, Nr Oakham LE15 7SU
Wed 24 Jun

Fathers Day Breakfast & Family Nature Trail

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Bring your dad for a day out at Barnsdale and we’ll treat him to a breakfast, free! We’ve even got a special Dad’s Snoozing Area, kitted out with stripy seaside deckchairs, for him...
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham LE15 8AH
Sun 21 Jun

Uppingham Gardens - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Three contrasting gardens opening in the historic market town of Uppingham. Start in the Market Square where teas, tickets and route maps are available in the Church Hall, accessed through passage...
Uppingham Gardens, Uppingham LE15 9UD
Sun 7 Jun

Exton Hall - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Extensive park, lawns, specimen trees and shrubs, lake, private chapel and C19 house (not open). Pinetum, woodland walks, lakes, ruins, dovecote and formal herbaceous garden.
Exton Hall, Exton LE15 8AN
Sun 7 Jun

Redhill Lodge - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Bold contemporary design with formal lawns, grass amphitheatre and turf viewing mound, herbaceous borders & new rose garden. Prairie style planting showing vibrant colour in late summer.
Redhill Lodge, Oakham LE15 8EN
Fri 5 Jun

The Old Vicarage, Harringworth - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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An established and romantic country garden of rooms, which incl a ’quiet garden’ leading into the adjacent church, bee garden, mixed long border, nuttery, orchard, kitchen garden, paddock
The Old Vicarage, Harringworth, Corby NN17 3AF
Sun 28 Jun, Sun 5 Jul

Doggy Afternoon Tea

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This June we invite you to indulge in traditional afternoon tea with your four-legged friend in the elegant ambience of the Orangery.
Stapleford Park Country House Hotel Stapleford Road Nr. Melton Mowbray LE14 2EF
Sun 7 Jun

Blaston Show 2020 - Cancelled

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A fabulous country day out for all the family. The first ever Blaston Show was held in 1957 and has been an annual event ever since.
Blaston Showground, Blaston Road, Slawston, Leics LE16 7UD
Sun 28 Jun

Rockingham Castle Country Fair - Postponed

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Free Parking Returning for the 12th year, this family Country Fair will have something for everyone. All day arena entertainment..
Rockingham Castle, Rockingham, Market Harborough LE16 8TH
Sat 27 Jun and Sun 28 Jun

Crossfell House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A formal garden consisting of a terraced herbaceous border and rockery, flanked by a border of shrubs, two small areas of lawn and a sweeping path leading to a two acre meadow with wild grasses,
Crossfell House, Melton Mowbray LE14 2EY
Sun 14 Jun

Helen’s Plants

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Plants for sale in aid of local charities. Ornamental trees,shrubs, herbaceous plants including rhododendrums,azaleas,iris salvias,phlox and many more Plants for shade. Hostas,and Ferns.
The Paddocks Main Street Hungarton LE7 9JY
Sat 6 Jun and Sun 7 Jun

The Paddocks - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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2 acre garden with mature and specimen trees, rhododendrons, azaleas, magnolia grandiflora, wisterias. Two lily ponds and stream. Three lawn areas surrounded by herbaceous and shrub borders.
The Paddocks, Hungarton LE7 9JY
Sat 13 Jun and Sun 14 Jun

RAFA Rides: 2020

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Following the success of our cycling event in 2019, RAFA Rides: 2020 returns on 13 June and offers three new routes: beginner (33 miles), intermediate (70 miles) or advanced (100 miles ).
19 Goadby Rd, Waltham on the Wolds, Melton Mowbray LE14 4AG
Sat 13 Jun

Abbots Barn - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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2-acre garden surrounding converted Georgian barn. Large ’family’ garden with herbaceous borders and wild flower meadow, allotment-sized vegetable plot, orchard, mediterranean gravel...
Abbots Barn, Stamford PE9 3BX
Sat 13 Jun and Sun 14 Jun

Snowdrop Ridge - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A garden reclaimed over the last three years and still a work in progress, constantly changing and evolving.
Snowdrop Ridge, Market Harborough LE16 7HG
Sat 6 Jun, Sun 7 Jun, Wed 10 Jun

FoxFestival

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FoxFestival Family friendly festival with something for all ages. Large Showground with live music on two stages all day both days.
County Showground, Leicester Road, market Harborough LE16 7QX
Sat 20 Jun and Sun 21 Jun

Hoby Open Gardens

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Hoby Open Gardens weekend is the highlight of the Leicestershire gardener’s calendar! A wide variety of beautiful gardens available to wander around and enjoy. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day.
The village of Hoby, between Leicester and Melton Mowbray. This event has been postponed due to coronavirus. LE14 3DT
Sat 20 Jun

16 Leys Avenue - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A town garden with two water features, plus a stream and a pond flanked by a 12ft clinker built boat. There are six raised beds which are planted with vegetables and dahlias.
16 Leys Avenue, Kettering NN14 2PY
Sun 14 Jun

Green man ceramics workshop

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The leafy face that adorns many gardens is called the green man, he signifies winters end and spring’s beginning. What leaves will you choose to adorn yours? Will it be a man or woman?
15 Knoll Street, Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 9QR
Sat 13 Jun

Hostellarie - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Town garden that once was an allotment plot. The length has been divided into different rooms; a courtyard garden with a sculptural clematis providing shade, colour themed flower beds, ponds and...
Hostellarie, Desborough NN14 2PT
Sun 14 Jun

Grimsthorpe Castle - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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The Grade l listed gardens encompass nearly 70 acres and incl large formal lawns, fine topiary and formal hedges, ornamental and productive kitchen garden, large herbaceous borders, rose parterre and
Grimsthorpe Castle, Bourne PE10 0LZ
Wed 10 Jun

Foxtail Lilly - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A cottage garden where perennials and grasses are grouped creatively together amongst gravel paths, complementing one another to create a natural look.
Foxtail Lilly, Oundle PE8 4BP
Sun 14 Jun

13 Highcroft Avenue - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Our garden continues to evolve and develop. It is approx 22m x 14m. We have a bed of David Austin roses, a herbaceous border, a wildlife area, alpine bed, patio planters and a small wildlife pond.
13 Highcroft Avenue, Leicester LE2 5UH
Sat 6 Jun and Sun 7 Jun

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