Barlborough is an attractive historic village and a range of interesting buildings can be seen all around the village centre. The village is situated close to Renishaw Hall for possible combined visit. Map detailing location of all the gardens is issued with admission ticket, which can be purchased at any of the gardens listed. For more information checkout our Facebook page (details above). Gardens opening dates coincide with the Flower Festival held in St James’s Church which has a 'Children’s Books' theme. Although entry to the festival is free, donations will be very welcome.
Local photographer, Lesley Carley will also be displaying some of her work at Greystones Barn. Digital prints are available as greeting cards and mounted/framed prints. www.seasons-photography.co.uk. Rother Vale Ladies choir will also perform at Stone Croft during the afternoon.
Saturday 29 July, Sunday 30 July (1 - 6pm). Combined admission £6.00, children free. Home-made teas at Stone Croft and The Hollies.
Partial wheelchair access at The Hollies. Access to rear of Clarendon via stone slabs.
How to find us
Barlborough Gardens, Barlborough, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43 4ER
7m NE of Chesterfield. Off A619 midway between Chesterfield & Worksop. ½m E M1, J30. Follow signs for Barlborough then yellow NGS signs. Parking available in village. Coach parking available at Royal Oak PH.
More about Barlborough Gardens
Barlborough Gardens opens Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th July for its 6th village garden opening for the National Garden Scheme.
In addition to the 5 gardens opening over the weekend, visitors can also enjoy an exhibition 32 Listed Buildings of Ancient Barlborough at Barlborough Heritage & Resource Centre as well as Whitwell Training Brass Band playing at The Hollies at around 15.00.
Look out for the garden owners' favourite children’s book displays which links to the Flower Festival theme at St James’s church at the centre of the village.
Refreshments will be available at Stonecroft and at The Hollies at the Cool Café where there will be seating both inside and in the garden with countryside views. The Cool Café will have an extensive home-made cake menu with a choice of over 13 cakes including both gluten free and vegan bakes, as well as serving a variety of both hot and cool refreshing drinks
Activities taking place during the opening weekend include a tombola stall with home made goodies as prizes, the chance to have a go at croquet, listen to a brass band and perhaps even the possibility of sighting a grass snake!!!