Okeford Fitzpaine, near Blandford Forum, Dorset Saturday 1st July 2023 10.00am to 5.30pm
A good range of gardens will be open, some of which have not been opened before. They feature gardens of varying sizes and features, and the village allotments will also be on show as well as other gardens visible from the road.
In St. Andrew's Church there will be a display of wedding dresses worn by local brides, also imaginative and creative flower arrangements and an interesting display of Church kneelers made by parishioners.
Our village pub, The Royal Oak, will be open from 3.00pm. The village shop and its café are open all day. We have a children's playground in Lower Street and we have a small village museum next to the shop.
The village hall will be open all day for coffee and cakes, Ploughman's lunches, and cream teas.
Other than for assistance dogs, please do not take a dog onto a property without asking first.
All proceeds to St. Andrew's Church.
Plant sales Plant sales at various gardens.
Cost £6.00 adults, small children free. Please bring exact change if you can.
How to get event passports Passports on sale at the Village Hall.
Directions / Parking Take the turning off the A357 in Shillingstone or the turning half a mile East of Fiddleford, or if coming from the South take the scenic route (fantastic views over the Blackmore Vale) by going through Winterbourne Stickland. Ample parking at the Village Hall.
Toilet Facilities Toilets are available at this event.
Location County: Dorset Postcode for Sat Nav: DT11 0RE (please verify before travelling) Find approximate location on GoogleMaps (new browser tab)
Thankyou! In 2023 the organisers of this event made a crowdfunding donation towards the upkeep of this website.