Pop up openings
Take a look at our selection of gardens that are holding pop up openings. These won’t be in the Garden Visitors Handbook or County Booklets, but give you an additional chance to view the garden.
Regular pop-up openings
Llanllyr, Ceredigion – Sunday 1st July, 2pm – 6pm
Large early 19th century garden on site of medieval nunnery, renovated and replanted since 1989. Large pool, bog garden, formal water garden, rose and shrub borders, gravel gardens, laburnum arbour, allegorical labyrinth and mount, all exhibiting fine plantsmanship. Year round appeal, interesting and unusual plants.
Bryn-y-Ddafad, Glamorgan – Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd July 10.30am – 5pm
A mature garden developed by the present owners from an overgrown state over a period of 40 yrs. Areas of unusual plantings give interest through the seasons. Terraced rear garden, mature trees, numerous flowering shrubs and roses. Lily pond, pergola of clematis and wisteria, leading to a bridge crossing the natural stream and bog garden. To the front of the house is a raised courtyard garden.
110 Heritage Park, South Glamorgan – Sunday 29th July, 1pm – 5pm
An unexpected gem within a modern housing estate. Evergreen shrubs, herbaceous borders, box topiary and terracotta pots make for a mix between cottage garden and Italian style. With numerous seating areas and a few quirky surprises this small garden is described by neighbours as a calm oasis.
Renishaw Hall and Gardens, Derbyshire – Tuesday 4th September, 10.30
Renishaw Hall and Gardens boasts 7 acres of stunning gardens created by Sir George Sitwell in 1885. The Italianate gardens feature various rooms with extravagant herbaceous borders. Rose gardens, rare trees and shrubs, National Collection of Yuccas, sculptures, woodland walks and lakes create a magical and engaging garden experience.
By arrangement pop-up openings
NEW – Oak House, Warwickshire – Visits by arrangement June to September for groups up to 12 max.
Tucked away next to Waverley Woods, Oak House has a small, recently designed, walled garden that has been landscaped and extended over 27 yrs. The garden is spilt on 2 levels with 7 seating areas in sun and shade, allowing relaxed appreciation of every aspect of the garden, with peaceful places to sit, ponder and enjoy. For further information click here.
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