Sway Open Gardens and Craft Fair
Sway, near Lymington, Hampshire
Sunday 11th June 2017
11.00am to 5.00pm
Gardens will be open including many that have not opened before or for some years. The gardens are all different, ranging from informal and manicured formal settings to small but beautifully formed cottage gardens.
There will be a Craft Fair held in the Pavilion, Jubilee Fields, Station Road, with specially selected stalls offering a wide range of items to buy or taste and made by exhibitors particularly local to the New Forest.
Other Attractions include woodturning demonstration, jazz band, Classic Car exhibits, BBQ, light lunches and refreshments with home made cakes in St. Lukes Church Rooms, electric bike hire.
Refreshments at St Lukes Church Rooms and other venues in the village. Some gardens offer picnic facilities.
Proceeds from the event will go to The Oakhaven Hospice Trust in Lymington and other organisations within Sway Village.
Plant sales: Sway Open Gardens' renowned Plant Stall will be open all day in the village centre. Plants can also be purchased at various gardens.
Cost: £6.50 for advance sales and £7.50 on the day, accompanied children free. A purchased programme permits entry to all gardens.
How to get event passports: Tickets can be be obtained from Sway Newsagents, Sway Deli, Spencers of Brockenhurst, at Oakhaven Hospice in Lymington and all Oakhaven Outlet shops in Lymington, Hythe and New Milton, or via our website.
Contact the organisers: Phone: 01590 682 000 Email:
Directions: The village of Sway is just off the B3055, in Hampshire, close to Lymington and Brockenhurst. About 15 miles from Southampton and Bournemouth. Free parking is available, and many of the gardens are within walking distance of the village centre. Gardens on the outskirts of the village may have their own parking but there is a free regular jump on/jump off bus service. You can even "get on your bike" to tour the gardens.
Location: Hampshire Use Sat Nav Postcode: SO41 6BA (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.