Clavering Country Gardens

 approx 5 gardens open Clavering, near Saffron Walden, Essex
Sunday 21st May 2017
10.30am to 5.00pm

Clavering Village's glorious gardens, some totally new, from small and beautiful with unusual plants to an acre with stunning views over the medieval heart of Clavering.

Come and see The Little House (open), built 1750, the smallest thatched cottage in England, also Essex Beekeeping Demonstrations with glass observation hive.

Chestnut Cottage, by the Ford, sweeping lawns and flower borders on different levels, lots of pathways/seats to enjoy the views; Rose Cottage, packed with some very special plants and a fun Model Railway Shed; Stort Cottage by the village pump, walled garden overlooking the ancient Castle site; Blacksmiths, the former village Smithy, unusual roses and ornamental trees and shrubs; and Tudor Cottage, a meandering plantswoman's gem of a garden, full of surprises.

Teas, morning coffee, home-made cakes, Cream Teas, light refreshments all day.

All proceeds to Saffron Walden MENCAP Society.

Plant sales:  Plants, summer bedding, climbers and shrubs from 1.00.

Cost:  5.00 per adult, accompanied children free, and includes The Little House, beekeeping display etc.

How to get event passports:  At the gate of any open garden.

Contact the organisers:  Phone: 01799 550 488  Email:

Directions:  From the B1383, follow signs to Newport/Clavering; from the A10, the B1038. Parking in Middle Street or adjacent lanes, or ample at nearby Fox and Hounds pub (also lunches here).

Location:  Essex  Use Sat Nav Postcode: CB11 4QL (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.