2 varied gardens in the centre of this large Cotswold village, in the context of traditional stone houses. Gothic House with ⅓ acre walled garden designed with sculpture and colour in mind. New area of planted squares replaces lawn. False perspective, pleached lime walk, trellis, terracotta containers. The Priory Garden has 1 acre of formal terraced topiary gardens with Italianate features. Foliage colour schemes, shrubs, parterres with fragrant plants, old roses, water features, sculpture and inscriptions aim to produce a poetic, wistful atmosphere. Arboretum of over 3 acres borders the R Evenlode and incl wildlife garden and pond.
Sunday 21 May (2 - 5pm). Combined admission £5.00, children free. Home-made teas in St Mary's Church. Also open Bolters Farm.
Refreshments in aid of St Mary's Church, Charlbury.
How to find us
Charlbury Gardens, Charlbury, Oxfordshire, OX7 3PP
6m SE of Chipping Norton. Large Cotswold village on B4022 Witney-Enstone Rd.