Writtle Open Gardens

This event is resting for 2018
Sorry, but Writtle Open Gardens isn't running this year. We'll keep you posted about next year's event details when they are known, but in the meantime we include below details from a previous year to remind you about the event

 approx 20 gardens opened 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.