Kirk Ireton Hill Top Open Gardens

 approx 11 gardens open Kirk Ireton, near Wirksworth, Derbyshire
Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June 2018
1.00pm to 5.00pm

Enjoy an afternoon or two in a beautiful old Derbyshire village, nestling on a hillside above the Ecclesbourne Valley.

Following the rampant success of our first Open Gardens event last year, we are inviting you again to view eleven gardens of all shapes and sizes, including some new ones, in our spectacular hill top location. Gardens include 'Cashel', well known for its ravine garden.

Teas, plant sales and artists and musicians will add to the garden celebrations. Find out the perils and delights of gardening at plus 700+ feet, often with splendid views.

All proceeds shared between the Church, village organisations and local charities.

Plant sales:  Plant sales at various gardens and at Cashel.

Cost:  3.50 per adult each day, 5.00 per adult for two day ticket, with accompanied children free.

How to get event passports:  Map and sticker available from Kirk Ireton Community Shop and from the gardens on the day. A good meeting point is Kirk Ireton Community Shop by the only pub, The Barley Mow on Main Street.

Number of gardens:  Approximately 11 gardens will be open, but the total may vary from day to day - please contact the organisers if you need exact numbers.

Contact the organisers:  Phone: 01335 370 183  Email:

Directions:  Kirk Ireton is 4 miles south of Wirksworth, situated at the south east end of Carsington Water. Approach on Wood Lane off the B5023, Wirksworth to Derby road.Or on Gibfield Lane off the reservoir dam road. Access is on unclassified single track lanes and is not suitable for caravans.

Location:  Derbyshire.  Use Sat Nav postcode: DE6 3LJ (please verify before travelling)

Please ... tell the organisers that you found them on the Open Gardens National Directory.
and ...
thank them for making a donation this year to help with our running costs.