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Fire Engine House


Set in a secluded valley setting, surrounded by woodland, Fire Engine House is an old inn (not open). The structure of the garden is made by the old boundary walls and large stone barn, formerly the pub skittle alley. The owners have created a layered garden with lawns bounded by deep borders of perennials, shrubs and roses, paths are often narrow.
Features and Attractions

In a peaceful and tranquil secluded valley setting, surrounded by woodland.

Press and Media Coverage

Featured on regional radio and in local press.

Fire Engine House- Canceled


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

Pre-booking essential, please go to our events page to book your tickets.

Admission by donation

  • Adult:
  • Concessions:
  • Child:

On this day, this garden opens as part of .

Admission also gets you entry to this garden in the area:

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  • Regular opening
  • Open by arrangement only
  • Cancelled opening

Other gardens open as part of this group are:

Owner Information

Patrick & Nicola Crossman

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How to find us

Fire Engine House

Between the villages of Chilcompton, Stratton on Fosse and Oakhill, narrow lanes.
  • More detailed directions
    A37, frm Bristol and Shepton Mallet, turn to gardens by village shop in Gurney Slade. Follow lane for approx 1m, turn R at grass triangle before incline. From Bath A367, after S on F, 2nd R to Benter.
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