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Gilmorton Gardens, Leicestershire

Past event 12-5PM Saturday 25 - Sunday 26 June 2016

Event location: LE17 5LS

Open garden

In the rural heart of England, visit eight fascinating gardens around the village between 12 noon and 5.00pm on both Saturday and Sunday 25-26 June. Proceeds to All Saints' Church upkeep and improvements. The village of Gilmorton is located 12 miles south of Leicester, not far from the Warwickshire border and within ten minutes drive of Junction 20 of the M1 making it really easy to get to.

A variety of beautiful gardens of varying sizes include one that was formerly a farmyard but now hosts a selection of specimen trees and shrubs around a natural pool. Views out over open countryside including the village's 11th century motte and bailey.

Entry £4 per adult (children free) includes programme giving details of each garden and a map to find your way around. The majority of gardens are accessible by wheelchair, although access to some may be tricky due to narrow pathways.

Open Gardens are indicated by a sunflower sign at each of the gardens.

Plants and watercolour paintings by local artists on sale.

Refreshments available from 12noon - 5pm on both days at the Village Hall. Sandwiches, homemade cakes and more.

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