Sutton Poyntz Open Gardens

This event is resting for 2018
Sorry, but Sutton Poyntz 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 Sutton Poyntz, near Weymouth, Dorset
Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th June 2015
12.00noon to 5.00pm.

Sutton Poyntz is a small village over a 1000 years old, nestling in the hills between Dorchester and Weymouth, next to the famous White Horse (of George III) carved into the Ridgeway. It's famous for its biennial Victorian Street Fayre and as home of the Wessex Water works which sources spring water for Weymouth.

About 20 gardens will be open to visit, plus an entire street who are collectively displaying their front gardens.

The aptly-named Springhead Hotel (now Pub) is in the centre of the village, facing the mill pond, and will be serving great ales and food, including a superb carvery for Sunday lunchtime. The event will include an Art Exhibition and sale, focussing on botanical and horticultural subjects.

Proceeds to Cancer Research UK and Water Aid.

Plant sales:  Plants and cuttings will be available from the stalls in the Mission Hall.

Cost:  Tickets will be 5.00 per day.

How to get event passports:  Tickets will be available on both days from the Mission Hall.

Contact the organisers:  Phone: 01305 833 408  Email:

Directions:  From Weymouth take the A353 east towards Wareham. Turn left into Sutton Road to Sutton Poyntz and enter the village. Fork right at 'The CartShed' and proceed up Sutton Road, past the pond and The Springhead Pub until you reach Wessex Waterworks where you can park.

Location:  Dorset.  Use Sat Nav postcode: DT3 6LY (please verify before travelling)

Please ... tell the organisers that you found them on the Open Gardens National Directory.