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Milton Lodge - Open Garden for NGS

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Architectural terraces transformed from sloping land with profusion of plants capitalising on views of Wells Cathedral and Vale of Avalon.
Milton Lodge, Wells BA5 3AQ
Sun 8 May, Sun 5 Jun, Sun 3 Jul

Holland Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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The house and garden were created from a derelict farmyard 15 yrs ago. Garden now boasts a number of exquisite rooms, divided by hornbeam and yew hedging.
Holland Farm, Bruton BA10 0JZ
Sun 29 May, Thu 7 Jul

9 Catherston Close - Open Garden for NGS

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The unexpected awaits you around the corner. A small town garden which has grown to acre! Colour-themed shrub and herbaceous borders, patio, pergolas, pond and evolving wild meadow areas lead to...
9 Catherston Close, Frome BA11 4HR
Sun 12 Jun, Thu 16 Jun, Wed 6 Jul

Nynehead Court - Open Garden for NGS

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Nynehead Court was the home of the Sandford family from 1590-1902. The 14 acres of gardens are noted for specimen trees, and there will be a garden tour with the Head Gardener at 2pm.
Nynehead Court, Wellington TA21 0BN
Sun 26 Jun, Sun 10 Jul

The Rib - Open Garden for NGS

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The Rib is one of the few houses in England that can boast a cathedral and a sacred well in its garden. Whilst the garden is compact, it delivers a unique architectural and historical punch.
The Rib, Wells BA5 2UR
Sat 2 Jul

165 Newbridge Hill - Open Garden for NGS

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South facing garden with unusual and exotic plants, vegetable garden, greenhouse, treehouse, with a sunny terrace overlooking the garden where light lunches and home-made cakes are served.
165 Newbridge Hill, Bath BA1 3PX
Sat 2 Jul and Sun 3 Jul

Yews Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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Theatrical planting in large south facing walled garden. Sculptural planting for height, shape, leaf and texture. Box topiary. High maintenance pots. Self seeding hugely encouraged.
Yews Farm, Martock TA12 6NF
Sun 3 Jul

Stogumber Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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5 delightful and very varied gardens in a picturesque village on the edge of the Quantocks. 3 surprisingly large gardens near village centre, plus 2 very large gardens on outskirts of village, with...
Stogumber Gardens, Stogumber TA4 3TQ
Sun 3 Jul

Church Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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1 ½ acre garden. Planted with roses, clematis, foxgloves, lavenders and mature trees. Beautiful countryside views. Medieval pond with toads, newts, ducks and sometimes a swan.
Church Farm, Bath BA2 9HT
Sun 3 Jul

Honeyhurst Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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acre part walled rural garden with babbling brook and 4 acre traditional cider orchard, with views. Specimen hollies, copper beech, paulownia, yew and poplar. Pergolas, arbour and numerous seats.
Honeyhurst Farm, Cheddar BS27 3UJ
Sun 3 Jul and Mon 4 Jul

Elworthy Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

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1 acre plantsman's garden in tranquil setting. Island beds, scented plants, clematis, unusual perennials and ornamental trees and shrubs to provide year-round interest.
Elworthy Cottage, Taunton TA4 3PX
Tue 5 Jul

East Lambrook Manor Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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The quintessential English cottage garden created by C20 gardening legend Margery Fish. Plantsman's paradise with contemporary and old-fashioned plants grown in a relaxed and informal manner to...
East Lambrook Manor Gardens, East Lambrook TA13 5HH
Sat 9 Jul

42 Silver Street - Open Garden for NGS

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Half acre plantsman's garden divided into 7 distinct zones, developed from scratch by the owners over the last 10 yrs.
42 Silver Street, Radstock BA3 2EY
Sun 10 Jul

The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa - Open Garden for NGS

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1 acre of secluded gardens sits waiting for you behind this iconic hotel, lovingly curated by our gardeners.
The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, Bath BA1 2LS
Mon 11 Jul and Tue 12 Jul

Olly Murs

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Olly Murs + Scouting For Girls. Artists performing: Olly Murs, Scouting For Girls. Tickets avaiable.
Bath Royal Crescent, Bath BA1 2LS
Thu 14 Jul

An Evening with Michael Bublé

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An Evening with Michael Bublé. Artists performing: Michael Buble. Tickets avaiable.
Bath Royal Crescent, Bath BA1 2LS
Fri 15 Jul and Sat 16 Jul

Vexford Court - Open Garden for NGS

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This large garden surrounds 3 converted barns. 1½ acres of grounds slopes gently downhill to a small stream.
Vexford Court, Taunton TA4 3QF
Sat 16 Jul, Sun 17 Jul, Sat 20 Aug, Sun 21 Aug

Hangeridge Farmhouse - Open Garden for NGS

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Rural fields and mature trees surround this 1 acre informal garden offering views of the Blackdown and Quantock Hills.
Hangeridge Farmhouse, Wellington TA21 9QG
Sun 17 Jul

Stowey Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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A broad spectrum of interest and styles developing year on year. But there is far more than this in these gardens; the visitor's senses will be aroused by the sights, scents and diversity of...
Stowey Gardens, Bristol BS39 5TL
Sun 17 Jul

Greencombe Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Organic woodland garden of international renown, Greencombe stretches along a sheltered hillside and offers outstanding views over Porlock Bay.
Greencombe Gardens, Minehead TA24 8NU
Wed 20 Jul

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