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Upcoming Events

Please check start times as they vary

May 2016

Sat 28 National Memorial Arboretum (10am)

Mon 30 Carsington Water (10am)

June 2016

Sat/Sun 4 & 5 Hodnet Hall (10am)

Sat 11 Arley Arboretum (11am)

Sun 19 Southwell Minster Gardens (11am)

Sun 26 Whittington Castle (10am)

July 2016

Sun 3 Sugnall Walled Garden (10am)

Sat/Sun 16 & 17 Henbury Hall (10am)

Sat. 30 Battlefield 1403 (9:30am)

Sun 31 Carsington Water (10am)

August 2016

Sat 6 National Memorial Arboretum (10am)

Sun 7 Donington Le Heath Manor (10am)

Sun 21 August Abbeywood Gardens (10am)

Sun/Mon 28/29 Dorothy Clive Garden (10am)

September 2016

Sat 3 Bodenham Arboretum (11am)

Sun 4 Ness Botanic Gardens (10am)

Sun 11 Weston Park (10am)

Past Events in 2016

Sun 20 Dearnford Lake

Sat. 26 Battlefield 1403

Sun/Mon 27 & 28 Dorothy Clive Garden

Sat 2 National Memorial Arboretum

Sun 3 Ness Botanic Gardens

Sat 9 Carsington Water

Sun 10 Cholmondeley Castle

Sat 16 Bodenham Arboretum

Sun 17 Consall Gardens

Sat 23 Sugnall Walled Garden

Sun 24 Norton Priory

May 2016

Sun/Mon 1 & 2 Weston Park

Sat 7 Donington Le Heath Manor

Sun 8 Adlington Hall

Sun 15 British Ironwork Centre

Sun 22 Middleton Hall

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Abbeywood Gardens

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.

Free parking

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

Venue Details:

Abbeywood Estate
Chester Road
Delamere
Cheshire
CW8 2HS

Tel: 01606 888251
website: www.abbeywoodestate.co.uk/gardens/



































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