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Balmer Cottage


One acre of landscaped garden originally designed by Chelsea Flower Show gold medal winner Richard Lucas. An avenue of Malus red sentinels leads to mowed pathways in a paddock with fruit trees. The main garden features a woodland area, a variety trees and shrubs, spring bulb plantings, dry stone walled terraces with winding pathways and interesting shady areas and strong autumn colour.
Balmer Cottage- 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

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

Mr & Mrs Geoff & Valerie Barrow
01948 710888

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How to find us

Balmer Cottage
The Balmer
SY12 0PP

3m outside Ellesmere, Shropshire, on the edge of the village of Welshampton.
  • More detailed directions
    From Ellesmere, SE approx ½m on A528. L on A495 towards Whitchurch for approx 2m. In village of Welshampton, R on B5063, towards Wem. Balmer Cottage is approx ½m on L.
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