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Okeford Fitzpaine Open Gardens

This event is resting for 2024
Sorry, but Okeford Fitzpaine Open Gardens 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 15 gardens opened 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.

£6.00 adults, small children free. Please bring exact change if you can.

How to get tickets / programmes
Passports on sale at the Village Hall.

Contact the organisers
Phone: 01258 861 063

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 - locations will be advised on the day.

County: Dorset
Postcode for Sat Nav: DT11 0RE (please verify before travelling)
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Thankyou!   In 2023 the organisers of this event made a crowdfunding donation towards the upkeep of this website.

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