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Blewbury Gardens

As celebrated by Rachel de Thame in Gardener's World, 5 gardens in charming downland village. Blewbury Manor with moat and 10 acre garden. Features incl; parterre, flower garden, herbaceous and mixed borders, pergola, vegetable, herb garden, stream planting, woodland, lake, sunken gravel garden, and courtyard. Brooks End a 1960s bungalow with colour themed beds, damp border, hidden garden, small orchard, shady border, greenhouse and vegetable garden. Green Bushes created by plant lover Rhon (dec'd 2007) around C15 cottage (not open); colour themed borders, ponds and poolside planting, ferns, pleached limes and roses. Hall Barn, 4 acres with traditional herbaceous borders, kitchen garden, croquet lawn, C16 dovecote, thatched cob wall and chalk stream. Stocks an early cruck-constructed thatched cottage, surrounded by densely planted lime tolerant herbaceous perennials offering tiers of colour yr-round.

Plant stall in the car park by Edulis Plant Nursery.

Sunday 18 June (2 - 6pm). Combined admission £5.00, children free. Home-made teas at Blewbury Manor, all proceeds to the NGS.

The gardens in this group are:
Blewbury Manor
Brooks End
Green Bushes
Hall Barn
Stocks


Wheelchair access to some gardens.

How to find us

Blewbury Gardens, Blewbury, Oxfordshire, OX11 9QB

4m SE of Didcot. On A417. Follow yellow signs for car parks.

More about Blewbury Gardens

As celebrated by Rachel de Thame in Gardener's World, 5 gardens in charming downland village. Blewbury Manor with moat and 10 acre garden. Parterre, flower garden, herbaceous and mixed borders, pergola, vegetable, herb garden, stream planting, woodland, lake, sunken gravel garden, Courtyard. Brooks End 1960s bungalow, colour themed beds, damp border, hidden garden, small orchard, shady border, greenhouse and vegetable garden. Green Bushes created by plant lover Rhon (dec'd 2007) around C15 cottage. Colour themed borders, ponds and poolside planting, ferns, pleached limes and roses. Hall Barn 4 acres with traditional herbaceous borders, kitchen garden, croquet lawn, C16 dovecote, thatched cob wall and chalk stream. Stocks an early cruck-constructed thatched cottage, surrounded by densely planted lime tolerant herbaceous perennials offering tiers of colour yr-round.