Sunday 18th June 2017
10.00am to 5.00pm
Wisbech St Mary Open Gardens is an annual event, showcasing creative and inspiring village gardens to enthusiastic gardeners and visitors.
Nine gardens around the village will open to visitors and most of the gardens are within easy walking distance of each other. They range from large open landscapes, wild flower meadows to container and cottage gardens including the winner of the Wisbech in Bloom 2016 Best small out of town garden and the Best container garden. A great day out for the whole family - plant knowledge quizzes, children's quizzes, online weather station, collection of over 300 cacti and succulents, ponds and water features, hens, fish, vegetable plots, a private falconry collection, tombola and plant sales.
The Church is also open from 12 to 5 with an organ recital and exhibition of hobbies and crafts.
Falconry flying demonstrations 11.00am and 2.00pm
Refreshments are available at most gardens from handmade pizza cooked on a wood-fired outdoor oven, freshly made sandwiches to scrumptious home baked cakes and cream teas.
Fundraising in aid of Wisbech St Mary Church Restoration Fund and Macmillan Cancer Support
£4.00 adults, accompanied under 16s free. Entry to all gardens includes falconry collection.
Buy entry programmes with maps on the day from any participating garden - look for the gardens displaying a large orange flower.
The gardens are situated in Wisbech St Mary on High Road, Barton Road, Station Road and Churchfield Way. They will all be displaying a large orange flower. Two gardens are located at PE13 4RY, there will also be other gardens as you come into the village, displaying the orange flower. You can start at any of the gardens.