Brightlingsea Open Gardens

 approx 35 gardens open Brightlingsea, west of Clacton on Sea, Essex
Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June 2017
10.00am to 5.00pm

The 25th annual Brightlingsea Open Gardens event runs again. Last year there were 35 gardens open to the public, all within the Town. There are a huge variety of large and small gardens, ranging from immaculately groomed to the cultivated wild.

At some gardens there will be refreshments for sale including cakes and sausage rolls, and the Support Group will be serving lunches, cakes, wine, teas and coffees in one garden. There is proposed to be a Scarecrow Trail open to all, along with a raffle.

All proceeds to the Brightlingsea Support Group for The St. Helena Hospice.

Plant sales:  Some plant sales at various gardens.

Cost:  4.50 per adult covers both days, accompanied under 16s free.

How to get event passports:  Buy programmes before the day at various shops throughout the Town, or from at each garden during the event.

Number of gardens:  Approximately 35 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: 01206 308 023  Email:

Directions:  Look out for the distinctive windmills in gardens where programme passports are available.

Location:  Essex  Use Sat Nav Postcode: CO7 0QT (please verify before travelling)

Please ... tell the organisers that you found them on the Open Gardens National Directory.
and ...
give them a gentle nudge to make a small donation to our 2017 running costs.