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Past Events in 2016
Sunday 21st August 2016
Times: 10am - 5pm
Fair and gardens: £3.00
Abbeywood is a 45-acre family estate nestling in the Delamere countryside, right in the heart of Cheshire.
Abbeywood Gardens has lots to offer including acre upon acre of woodland, informal and formal Cheshire Gardens, all different and distinctive in their own right, plus you can relax and drink up the atmosphere in our Garden Cafe which serves fine foods for your enjoyment.
There is a 2km wildlife walk, incorporating 27 acres of mature and newly-planted woodland; a young seven-acre Arboretum with rare deciduous and evergreen tree species; stunning views of the Utkinton Hills and 6 acres of informal and formal Cheshire Gardens with seasonal planting and connected pathways including the new prairie garden.
The fair and garden are open from 10.am to 5pm. Entry includes both and is at the special low price of £3.00 (normally £5.50 for the garden). Children free.
Lunches and refreshments will be served in the garden-side restaurant
Well behaved dogs on leads welcome in the fair.
Nurseries confirmed for 21 August 2016 are:
Artisan Plant Supports from Staffordshire making iron plant supports
Bridge Farm Plants from Derbyshire specialising in interesting and unusual perennials
Conquest Plants Nursery from Cheshire specialising in coloured foliage
Cotswold Garden Flowers Bob Brown's well known nursery from Worcestershire specialising in rare plants of all kinds. National Collection of Sambucus.
Edrom Nursery from Berwickshire specialising in woodland plants for shade and unusual alpines RHS Gold medalists including Chelsea Gold.
Green's Leaves from Gloucestershire specialising in Australasian & coloured leaf shrubs
Hall Farm Nursery from Shropshire specialising in perennials and alpines. RHS Gold Medalists (inc. Chelsea Gold)
Hooksgreen Herbs from Staffordshire specialising in unusual herbs. RHS Medalists.
Lyneal Mill Nursery from Shropshire specialising in wildflowers, digitalis and aquilegia
Mayfields Plants from Cheshire specialising in cottage flowers
Packhorse Farm Nursery from Derbyshire specialising in Acers and other ornamental trees and shrubs. RHS Gold Medalist
Penmere Plants from Cheshire specialising in Fuchsias & foliage plants
Pottertons Nursery from Lincolnshire specialising in alpines, dwarf bulbs and woodland plants. RHS Gold Medalists (inc. Chelsea Gold).
ShadyPlants.com from Gloucestershire specialising in plants for shade
SpecialPerennials from Cheshire specialising in summer and late flowering perennials. National Collections of Helenium and Centaurea
Stonyford Cottage Nursery from Cheshire with a wide range of plants esp. sempervivum
Studio 8 Pottery from Staffordshire with hand-thrown garden and kitchen Terracotta and Stonewares
The Gobbett from Worcestershire specialising in Syringa (Lilac), flowering dogwoods and beardless Iris
Tel: 01606 888251