Writtle Open Gardens

 approx 20 gardens open Writtle, near Chelmsford, Essex
Sunday 11th June 2017
12.00noon to 6.00pm.

Some extremely interesting and different gardens will be open in our picturesque village, plus the chance to visit the Bowling Green in action, allotments, and the church.

The day will commence with Morris Dancing on The Green at 12.00noon followed by prize giving for the winners of the Scarecrow Competition held on The Green for the children.

Our Patron The Lord Petre, Lord Lieutenant of Essex will then formally open the day, accompanied by church bell ringing.

Refreshments will be available around the village together with stalls on The Green, Art Exhibition in the Village Hall and Floral display in the church. Sorry, assistance dogs only please.

All proceeds to Friends of Writtle Parish Church, a charity that raises funds to help maintain the fabric of the church.

Plant sales:  Plant sales on The Green.

Cost:  5.00 per person, accompanied under 16s free.

How to get event passports:  Admission by programme on the day from The Green.

Contact the organisers:  Phone: 01245 421 503  Email:

Directions:  Extra car parking at Writtle College's Lordship Road car park, plus car park in the village and at the back of the Co-Op shop.

Location:  Essex  Use Sat Nav Postcode: CM1 3DU (please verify before travelling)

Please ... tell the organisers that you found them on the Open Gardens National Directory.
and ...
give them a gentle nudge to make a small donation to our 2017 running costs.