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Hampshire Open Gardens: Swanmore

Past event 1-6PM Saturday 18 - Sunday 19 June 2016

Patterson Centre, Church Road, Swanmore, SOUTHAMPTON, SO32 2PA

Open gardenPlant sale

After a miserable wet winter we look forward to June (18/19th) when our roses will be sensational and July (30/31st) when everything will be in full swing. We anticipate 7-10 gardens opening each day with 15 different gardens in all. 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. Many of the gardens are within easy walking distance of the village centre. All could be visited with a round trip of 3 miles starting and ending at The Paterson Centre, where you will find Barnaby’s our coffee shop which will be selling speciality teas and coffees as well as delicious homemade cakes.

Tickets available
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 (14 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 and speciality coffees will be available from Barnaby’s our delightful coffee shop.

Plant sales
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 surrounding areas.

Proceeds will be split equally between St Barnabas, Reg Charity 1128899 and Winchester Young Carers, Reg Charity 1155854.

More info
Message John Sharpe from this page (when logged in) or phone 01489 892750.

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