Wirksworth Hidden Gardens and Courtyards
Wirksworth, near Matlock, Derbyshire
Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th June 2018
12.00noon to 5.00pm
This ancient town has a wide variety of intriguing courtyards and gardens that are often hidden from view but which offer glimpses of delight as you wander around the streets and alleyways.
The weekend gives a unique opportunity for visitors to look behind the walls and enjoy our private spaces where every size and type of garden and courtyard is to be found.
Visitors follow a garden trail around the town centre of Wirksworth, with home made cakes and teas en-route.
All proceeds will this year go to local organisations and charities linked to Wirksworth Town and our International Charity, Study Guatemala.
Plant sales: Plant sales will be taking place at Greengates and at the Secret Orchard Nursery.
Cost: £4.00 for adults which cover both days, concessions £3.00, accompanied under 16's free.
How to get event passports: Tickets will be sold at Marsdens, Greengates and in front of the Memorial Hall.
Number of gardens: Approximately 32 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: 01629 822 539 Email:
Directions: Wirksworth is situated three miles from Matlock, 9 miles from Ashbourne and 15 miles from Derby
Location: Derbyshire. Use Sat Nav postcode: DE4 4DS (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 2018 running costs.