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Sturminster Marshall Open Gardens

Sturminster Marshall, near Wimborne, Dorset
Sunday 8th June 2014
11.00am to 5.00pm

The beautiful village of Sturminster Marshall in Dorset will throw open its garden gates to offer everyone a rare opportunity to explore the secrets of 16 inspiring gardens.

The Open Gardens will mark the 70th Anniversary of D-Day and Sturminster Marshall's twinning with Sainte-Mère-Église, the first village in Normandy to be liberated by the Americans.

The day will also include homemade lunches, cream teas, plant stalls, music and the village's famous Teddy Bear Drop from St Mary's Church tower.

All proceeds will go to St Mary's Church and the Memorial Hall, Sturminster Marshall.

Plant sales:
Plant stalls selling many of the plants featured in the gardens will be on sale at the Memorial Hall.

Cost:
Tickets are £5.00 per person, under 12s are free.

How to get event passports:
Visitors should purchase tickets from the Memorial Hall.

Further information:
Phone: 01258 857 620

Directions:
Sturminster Marshall is just off the A350 Poole to Blandford Road, signed 'Village Centre'. The village can also be accessed from the B3082 Blandford to Wimborne Road (2 miles west of Kingston Lacy).

Location:
County: Dorset
Postcode for Sat Nav: BH21 4BQ (please verify before travelling)
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 Open Garden ID: 1303

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