Bretforton Open Gardens
Bretforton, near Evesham, Worcestershire
Sunday 3rd June 2018
11.00am to 5.00pm
Enjoy a variety of garden styles and immerse yourself in history and tradition. Gardens taking part range from attractive cottage gardens with rose pathways and herbaceous borders, little hidden gems, gardens extending to informal areas with various structures, newly constructed gardens, The Peace Garden at Bretforton Village School, a nearby nursery and the grounds of Bretforton Manor. The Manor dates back to 1605 and has 5 acres of mixed formal and informal areas with all year-round interest and colour with lots of unusual plants. Within the grounds are also three water features, listed buildings and structures including a dovecote, a cider press barn and a traditional walled garden.
As you wander around the village you can take part in a village quiz and admire the entries in a Scarecrow competition. The event will also include a performance by the Bretforton Choir and a display of Morris Dancing.
Refreshments, sandwiches and homemade cakes and scones will be available in the grounds of The Manor as well as a plant stall and Tombola.
In the evening take part in the St Leonards Church Asparagus Auction on The Cross near the 15th century Fleece Inn (National Trust).
A share of the proceeds will go to The Shakespeare Hospice, Stratford upon Avon and NIGHTSTOP South Worcestershire.
Plant sales: Sale of nursery grown plants will be taking place in the grounds of Bretforton Manor.
Cost: £5.00 for adults, children free.
How to get event passports: Tickets will be available from Bretforton Manor, The Ark Shop on Main Street, Bretforton, and 10 Gras Close, off Station Road.
Contact the organisers: Phone: 01789 720 514 Email:
Directions: Bretforton is just under 5 miles east of Evesham on the B4035.
Location: Worcestershire. Use Sat Nav postcode: WR11 7JE (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.