Opening Times & Events
National Garden Scheme Openings and Plant Fair Dates below are what we are
planning to do in 2021
(coronovirus restrictions permitting)
The nursery is not open on regular days but you are welcome to come at any time from February to September but you need to telephone first to check if we will be here (preferably ring before 9am or after dark). The garden at Elworthy Cottage should be open more than a dozen times for the National Garden Scheme in 2021 when the nursery will also be open.
National Garden Scheme openings are by timed tickets which must be booked in advance on the NGS website (www.ngs.org.uk)
Keep a look-out for NGS Pop-up Openings. Our next one is Tuesday 27th April - book though the NGS website
For 2021 we are planning the following openings for the National Gardens Scheme:-
Monday 5th April (Easter Bank Holiday) & Tuesdays 6th, 13th & 20th April, Monday 31st May (Late May Bank Holiday), Tuesday 15th June, Tuesday 6th, Sunday 25th & Tuesday 27th July, Sundays 1st & Monday 30th August.(August Bank Holiday Monday)
Opening times on NGS days are 11.00am - 4.00pm.
Admission to the garden is £4.00 for adults,
children free; admission to the nursery is free.
When the garden is open for the NGS, teas will not be available at present but you are welcome to bring your own picnic. We hope to be able to provide teas in aid of the Children's Hospice South West later in the year.The nursery will be open whenever the garden is open.
Groups from HPS, Plant Heritage, CGS, Gardening Clubs etc. are welcome to visit the garden by appointment on weekdays or evenings. Coaches welcome.
During the 2021 season we hope to attend the following plant fairs and events:-
We also attend several other HPS, Plant Heritage (NCCPG) and CGS events in Somerset, Devon, and Dorset. Orders may be collected from any of these events. * * For link to Rare Plant Fairs website click here
Kingston Bagpuize Snowdrop Fair CANCELLED Welford Park, Berks www.welfordpark.co.uk CANCELLED Ampney Crucis Plant Sale, Cirencester CANCELLED Forde Abbey Plant Sale, Chard CANCELLED Rare Plant Fair, Bishops Palace, Wells** CANCELLED Burrow Farm Plant Sale(formerly a Plant Heritage Sale) CANCELLED South Wood Farm, Honiton, NGS Open Garden 24th April Hampshire Plant Heritage Plant Sale, Longstock CANCELLED Yarlington House, Castle Cary Charity Plant Sale
Ampney Crucis Plant Sale, Cirencester 28th May Mapperton House, Beaminster Charity Plant Sale 6th June Devon HPS Plant Sale, Burrow Farm 13th June Rare Plant Fair, Sculpture by The Lakes 27th June Somerset HPS Plant Sale, Lower Severalls 4th July Rare Plant Fair, Adwell ** 5th September Ampney Crucis Plant Sale, Cirencester 10th September Rare Plant Fair, Llanover ** 19th September