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Open Gardens 2009

Open Gardens June 2010


  Sunday 6 June

2pm - 5pm  Adults £3.50 for entrance to all 3 gardens

Three interesting gardens in Woodley!
Walk around and see colourful annual planting, foliage arches, established shrubs, box hedges, trees, perennials, design features, raised planting, pots, and garden rooms.
Enjoy a cup of tea and a piece of cake at No 32!
Take the A329 Wokingham to Reading Road. Turn right at the traffic lights by The George into Loddon Bridge Road, over roundabout at Just Tiles. Turn left into Western Avenue and Wyndham is on your left hand side.
Maps to the two other gardens will be available at Wyndham.

Wednesday 9 June

2pm- 5pm Adults £3.50

A beautiful 6 acre garden in a stunning setting. With long reaching views at every turn, manicured lawns bordered by deep herbaceous borders, circular water features, hundreds of roses in full bloom and a natural pond fed by small stream, this garden is a delight.
Leave the centre of Henley-on-Thames on the A4130 at the mini roundabout and fork right on the A4155 Marlow Road.  Turn left at Mill End towards Hambledon, keep straight and after approximately 3 miles turn right into Colstrope Lane, and follow road round to the left. Parking in field through main gate.

Wednesday 16 June

10 am - 5pm

Hosts: The Lord & Lady Newall
Only 100 places are available to visit The Bunch, 4 acres of themed garden areas, from formal to cottage via vegetables, ponds and arboretum!
Susan Williams, a Gold Medal holder at Hampton Court Flower Show, will be conducting two tours of the garden (max 20 people on each tour) at 10.00am with coffee and biscuits, and at 12 noon with sandwiches and wine. Or enjoy a walk around the garden at your own pace.
For further information please contact the Trust on
0300 999 0 135

Sunday 20 June

2pm - 5pm Adults £3.50 for entrance to all 3 gardens

The garden, now three years old, is made for socialising with friends with plenty of places to sit and admire the good variety of shrubs, roses, clematis, several hundred alliums and other colourful plants.
From the A4 Reading to Maidenhead road, past Wyevale Garden Centre, and then turn right into Scarletts Lane at Kiln Green just before Castle Royal Golf Club. Honey Copse is on your right.

Featured on Gardenerís World, this is the story of a quintessential small cottage garden created 40 years ago which then fell into neglect. Now brought back to life by food writer/broadcaster Lynda Brown, this small garden offers a delightful courtyard, roses in full bloom, herbaceous plants, self seeded annuals, top and soft fruit and small vegetable garden.  PLEASE NOTE:  DO NOT park in Tag Lane but in nearby Yeldall Manor.
From the A4 Reading to Maidenhead road, past Wyevale Garden Centre on your left, and immediately take first left into Tag Lane. Jessamine Cottage (yellow gate) will be found on your right hand side just before the T Junction at the end of Tag Lane. The entrance gates of Yeldall Manor are directly opposite the junction. Please park where directed, and walk back safely to Jessamine Cottage.

From the entrance gates, continue up the drive for approximately 0.4 miles passing under the avenue of Wellingtonia trees up to the car park.
The garden to the rear of the Yeldall Manor drug/alcohol rehabilitation charity will be open, with shrub and flower borders by the terrace and with many mature trees and shrubs as well as a short walk to a spinney pond. Chissock Woodcraft (a furniture restoration enterprise that offers training to people recovering from addictions) will also be open to visitors, showing examples of their craftsmanship.

From the A4 Reading to Maidenhead road, past Wyevale Garden Centre on your left, and immediately take first left into Tag Lane, The entrance gates of Yeldall Manor are directly opposite the T junction right at the end of Tag Lane. Please park where directed.

Sunday 27 June

2pm - 5pm Adults £3.50


With long reaching views of the River Thames towards Marlow and surrounding areas, this hill top 3 acre garden has mature beech trees, an orchard, large curving herbaceous borders, mature shrubs, pond and a large and productive vegetable and fruit garden. 
At Junction 8/9 M4 take exit signposted High Wycombe A404 (M), follow A404 over first roundabout (approx 5 miles) then at next exit, signposted A4155/Marlow/Bourne End, leave A404 up to the roundabout, take third exit and continue to follow A4155 toward Bourne End. Bear right at mini roundabout and follow road through to parade of shops. At roundabout take first exit and New Road is second on the left. Go right to the top, and follow single track lane to Little Paddocks. Parking in field through main gates.