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 an NGS show stopper. Our gardens are hidden gems.

There will be refreshments available at both churches and at some of the gardens.

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

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

Cost:  5.00 which covers both days.

How to get event passports:  Buy programmes on the day from St Michael's Church, Emley, St. James' Church, Flockton, or from some of the outlying gardens.

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 tickets.

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 store. Turn right here towards St. Michael's Church, where you can park and buy tickets.

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.