Two contrasting gardens in beautiful, rural setting. The garden at Fire Engine House is mature and established, with lawns, generous borders and narrow, enticing paths; through a garden door and tumble-down bothy is a small orchard and arboretum. College Barn garden is 4 yrs old and draws upon the surrounding meadows and woods with hazel and hornbeam hedges, swathes of perennials and prairie planting with ornamental grasses. Intimate walled garden filled with vegetables, herbs, flowers and fruit.
Peace and tranquillity surrounds.
Sunday 22 July (10am - 5pm). Combined admission £5.00, children free. Home-made teas at Fire Engine House.
Visitors also welcome by arrangement July & August please confirm visitor numbers and refreshments 2 weeks prior to visit. Admission £6.00, children free. Tea.
How to find us
Benter Gardens, Benter, Oakhill, Radstock, Somerset, BA3 5BJ
Between the villages of Chilcompton, Stratton on Fosse and Oakhill, narrow lanes. A37, from Bristol and Shepton Mallet, turn to gardens by village shop in Gurney Slade. Follow lane for approx 1m, R at grass triangle before incline. From Bath A367, after Stratton on Fosse, 2nd R to Benter.