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The Old Vicarage

Shaftesbury

1.7 acre, award-winning wildlife friendly garden. Swathes of crocus, primula and unusual snowdrops in spring. Many different daffodils and a tulip extravaganza with over 1000 tulip bulbs, then herbaceous borders and wild flowers. Sit by the bubbling stream or gaze at beautiful reflections in the swimming pond.
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    A beautiful garden of about 1.7 acres, with mixed shrub and herbaceous borders. A large number of narcissus and other spring bulbs with a tulip festival extravaganza with over 1000 tulip bulbs. The garden has a natural, swimming pool, stream and wildlife pond, with sitting areas to relax on. The garden has a feature folly and a Victorian style greenhouse with vegetable beds and a rockery. There are a number of mature trees with interesting planting with a viewing platform giving stunning views towards Duncliffe woods and Stourhead.
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Features and Attractions

Dogs welcome and children can pond dip. Swing and tree platform overlooking Duncliffe woods. Various shelters around garden if wet.

Press and Media Coverage

Featured in Homes & Gardens, the Saturday Telegraph, the Mail on Sunday, the Independent, the Dorset magazine.

The Old Vicarage- Canceled

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On this day, this garden is open by arrangement, which means that you will have to contact the owner to arrange visits for groups.

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  • Regular opening
  • Open by arrangement only
  • Cancelled opening
Owner Information

Miss Tina Wright
01747 811744
tina_lon@msn.com

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How to find us

The Old Vicarage
East Orchard
Shaftesbury
Dorset
SP7 0BA

4½m S of Shaftesbury, 3½m N of Sturminster Newton.
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    Between 90 degree bend and lay-bye with old red phone box. Parking is on opp corner towards Hartgrove.
Accessibility information

Not suitable for wheelchairs if very wet.

More about The Old Vicarage

A beautiful garden of about 1.7 acres, with mixed shrub and herbaceous borders. A large number of narcissus and other spring bulbs with a tulip festival extravaganza with over 1000 tulip bulbs. The garden has a natural, swimming pool, stream and wildlife pond, with sitting areas to relax on. The garden has a feature folly and a Victorian style greenhouse with vegetable beds and a rockery. There are a number of mature trees with interesting planting with a viewing platform giving stunning views towards Duncliffe woods and Stourhead.
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