On the edge of the Meon Valley at the centre of the Winchester/Portsmouth/Southampton triangle, our delightful village will once again open 9-10 of its gardens to visitors. The gardens vary from small intimate village gardens to large country house gardens. Amongst our old favourites we have one or two that have not opened recently and all have, of course, changed as the years have passed. Half of the gardens are within easy walking distance of the village centre. All could be visited with a round trip of 4.5 miles starting and ending at The Paterson Centre, where you will find refreshments from 2pm onwards. On 22nd accompanied children may take part in a free troll hunt, see stbarnabas.org.uk
12:30pm onwards from The Paterson Centre, SO32 2PA
Day ticket £6, cost includes parking and the use of the hop-on-hop-off minibus. Free entry for accompanied children (15 years and under).
Transport & parking
Parking is free and once again The Meon Valley Lions are loaning their minibus to provide a free hop-on-hop-off service to the gardens.
Delicious homemade cakes, teas, coffee & soft drinks will be available from The Paterson Centre from 2pm.
There will be plants for sale and a plant crèche will avoid the need to carry them around - just give them to the minibus driver and collect them from The Paterson Centre when you are ready to leave.
Follow the yellow “Open Gardens” arrows from A32 or from B2177 at Bishops Waltham or Waltham Chase.
Proceeds will be split equally between St Barnabas, Reg Charity 1128899 and Rowans Hospice, Reg Charity 299731.
Message John Sharpe from this page (when logged in) or phone 01489 892750.