NGS Open Gardens in Derbyshire - July 2014
PUBLISHED: 09:00 01 July 2014
Gardens open under the National Garden Scheme
Saturday 5th July Rectory House, Kedleston DE22 5JJ. Adm £3.50, 2-5pm. 3-acres with rare varieties.
Sunday 6th July
10 Chestnut Way Repton DE65 6FQ, 1-5.30pm. 37 High St, Repton, DE65 6GD, 2-5.30pm. Formal, woodland, veg gardens split by stream. Locko Park, Spondon DE21 7BW, 2-5pm. Rose gardens designed by Eames. Pleasure gardens. 13 Westfield Rd, Swadlincote DE11 0BG, 1-5.30pm. Packed borders, roses, clematis, greenhouses.
Wednesday 9th July
Windward, 62 Summer Lane, Wirksworth DE4 4EB, 2-5pm. Peaceful, informal green garden.
Friday 11th July Renishaw Hall, Renishaw S21 3WB. Adm £6.50, chd free, 10.30-4.30. 7 magical acres.
Saturday 12th July Holme Grange, Holme Lane, Bakewell DE45 1GF. Adm £3.50, 11-4. Mixed borders, lawn, woodland. 2 Manvers St, Ripley DE5 3EQ. Adm £2.50, 2-5pm. Ripley Town Council’s Best back Garden. New Mills School Business & Enterprise College, Church Lane SK22 4NR. 10-5pm. Mixed borders, trees and lawns around Grade II listed building.
Sunday 13th July Bluebell Arboretum Annwell Lane, Smisby LE65 2TA. Adm £3, chd free, 10.30-4. 9-acre woodland garden with rare trees and shrubs. Nursery. Hardwick Estate (NT), Doe Lea, Chesterfield S44 5QJ. Adm £7, chd £3.50, 9-6pm. Roomed gardens, including herb garden, orchards, colourful borders. 2 Manvers St, as above New Mills School etc, 1-5pm, as above Windward, as above
Monday 14th July The Burrows Gardens, Burrows Lane, Brailsford DE6 3BU. Adm £4, chd free, 10.30-4.30. 5 acres set in lovely countryside.
Wednesday 16th July Tilford House, Hognaston, Ashbourne DE6 1PW, 2-5pm. Streamside country garden.
Saturday 19th July Calke Abbey (NT), Ticknall DE73 7LE. Adm £5, chd £2.50, 10-5. Late 18th century walled gardens.
Sunday 20th July The Cottage, Stanley Common DE7 6FY. Adm £3, chd free, 2-8. Country garden. 8 Curzon Lane, Alvaston, Derby DE24 8QS. Adm £2.50, chd free, 1-6pm. Mature varied garden. Meynell Langley Trials Garden, Lodge Lane, Nr Kirk Langley, Derby DE6 4NT. Adm £3, chd free, 11-4.30pm. Formal Victorian-style garden. Adjacent nursery and tea rooms. Wharfedale, 34 Broadway, Duffield DE56 4BU, 11-5pm. Plant enthusiasts’ garden.
Saturday 26th Barlborough Gardens, Barlborough S43 4ER. Six gardens, combined adm £5, chd free, 1-6pm. Attractive historic village, well dressing. 26 Windmill Rise, Belper DE56 1GQ, 11-4pm. Original, unusual plant lovers’ organic garden.
Sunday 27th Barlborough Gardens as above. Bluebell Arboretum, as above. Clovermead, Commonpiece Lane, Findern DE65 6AF, 1-5.30pm. Cottage garden with ‘rooms’. 8 Curzon Lane as above 26 Windmill Rise as above