Barton under Needwood Open Gardens Festival

This event is resting for 2018
Sorry, but Barton under Needwood Open Gardens Festival 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 10 gardens opened Barton-under-Needwood, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire
Saturday 17th and Sunday18th June 2017
1.00pm to 6.00pm (last entry 5.30pm please)

Come and join the fun at this year's Barton Garden Festival. Explore our beautiful village to discover a dozen or more hidden gardens. Enjoy live music and crafts, and, maybe, buy a plant or two

Bring your brave teddies to enjoy the 7 exciting Teddy Bear Rides in the Churchyard and on the village pond (last rides commence at 5.30pm). Be charmed by the scarecrows you will see on your travels. Visit the charming Tudor Church of St. James, where you will find an exhibition of art and crafts and some musical entertainment.

Teas and music in the Vicarage Garden, and in several other locations around the village. Travel around the gardens by free bus.

Proceeds to international, national and local charities.

Plant sales:  Plant sales at various gardens.

Cost:  Admission to the gardens is 5.00 for adults and accompanied children are free. Admission is by wristbands and a programme is included in the purchase. Teddies to the Teddy Rides: 5.00 per teddy for 5 rides, including a Teddy Passport and a 'Brave Teddy'

How to get event passports:  Wristbands and programs are available on the day at St James Church, the free carpark, the Post Office (until 12.30) or from any open garden.

Contact the organisers:  Email:

Directions:  Located one mile east of the A38, midway between Burton on Trent and Lichfield. Car parking is free at John Taylor High School. A free bus will be available to take you around the village.

Location:  Staffordshire.  Use Sat Nav postcode: DE13 8AA (please verify before travelling)

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