Emley and Flockton Open Gardens

 approx 17 gardens open Emley and Flockton, south of Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th July 2018
12.00noon to 5.00pm

A quality selection of gardens from large to small, all having a different feel to appeal to all tastes. There are cottage gardens, formal bedding displays, vegetable plots, wildlife-friendly gardens and ponds, spectacular herbaceous borders plus a National Garden Scheme show-stopper. Our gardens are hidden gems.

Refreshments at both churches and at one of the gardens. Dogs on a lead welcome.

All proceeds to the running and upkeep of St. Michael's Church, Emley, and St. James' Church, Flockton.

Plant sales:  Plant sale at one garden in Emley village centre.

Cost:  5.00 which covers both days, accompanied under 16s free.

How to get event passports:  In advance from Emley Londis shop; on the day from St. Michael's Church, Emley, St. James' Church, Flockton or any participating garden.

Number of gardens:  Approximately 17 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: 01924 840 171  Email:

Directions:  From Huddersfield: Follow A642 towards Wakefield. Just after 315 Restaurant in Lepton, turn right at the top of the hill (Paul Lane), signposted Emley/Emley Moor. Follow this road until you get to a T junction (Thorncliffe Farm Shop will be on your right hand side). Turn left at this T junction. Just after the White Horse pub you will see a white stump and G27 Hairdressers. Turn left here towards St. Michael's Church, where you can park and buy programmes.

From Wakefield: Take the A636 towards Denby Dale. Go past Blacker Hall Farm Shop. At the next roundabout, go straight on (2nd exit) towards Denby Dale / Clayton West / Kirklees Light Railway. At the bottom of the hill turn right into the village of Emley. Go straight on until you see a white stump and the Londis shop. Turn right here towards St. Michael's Church, where you can park and buy programmes.

Location:  Yorkshire.  Use Sat Nav postcode: HD8 9RW (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.