The Dorothy Clive Garden

24th & 25th August 2014 (Bank Hol. Sun/Mon.) 10am - 5.00pm

Entry price 3.25

We also have an event here on Easter Sunday & Monday  - click here for details.

The August Bank Holiday Plant Hunters' Fair at The Dorothy Clive Garden has become he most popular and best loved plant fair in the region. 

We only invite the top class nurseries that visitors have come to expect over the last 7 years.

This year we have just as many nurseries as ever.

If you haven't been to the garden in late summer before you're in for a real treat and we know we'll meet again many of our gardening friends who have enjoyed the sheer exuberant flower power of the summer borders over the five years the fair has been running. Please drop-by our stall ( and say hello.

For this special event RHS partnership garden free entry terms do not apply. Friends  of the garden and season ticket holders admitted free.

Special entry price for this event is 3.25 (less than half normal price) which  includes the garden and fair. Free parking

Nurseries confirmed for 2014 are:

  • Chris Cooke Plants from Gloucestershire specialising in species plants and bulbs. RHS Gold Medalist.

  • Conquest Plants Nursery from Cheshire specialising in coloured foliage

  • 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.

  • Keith's Plant Books from Warwickshire with a range of gardening, plant and design books. NEW TO THIS EVENT

  • Mayfields Plants from Cheshire specialising in cottage flowers

  • Orchard Furniture from Gloucestershire with a great range of high quality garden furniture. NEW TO THIS EVENT

  • Packhorse Farm Nursery from Derbyshire specialising in Acers and other ornamental trees and shrubs. RHS Gold Medallist

  • Plantagogo from Cheshire with National Collections of Heuchera, Heucherella and Tiarella. RHS Gold Medalists (inc. Chelsea Gold)

  • Pottertons Nursery from Lincolnshire specialising in alpines. RHS Gold Medalists (inc. Chelsea Gold) 

  • from Gloucestershire specialising in plants for shade

  • SpecialPerennials from Cheshire specialising in summer and late flowering perennials. National Collections of Helenium and Centaurea

  • Woodfield Nursery from Flintshire specialising in perennials

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Venue Details:

The Dorothy Clive Garden
Market Drayton

Tel: 01630 647237


The garden is in North Staffordshire, close to the Shropshire and Cheshire borders. It is on the A51, midway between Nantwich and Stone, two miles from the village of Woore.

From North and South
Exit M6 at Junction 15
Follow signs for A53, signed Market Drayton and Shrewsbury
Turn right at junction into A51. Drive half mile - garden is on the right.

From West
On A51 (from Nantwich); Garden is 2 miles south east of the village of Woore (4 miles east of Bridgemere)
On A525 (from Whitchurch); Turn right at A51 at Woore. Garden is 2 miles, on left
On A53 (from Market Drayton); Turn left at junction with A51. Drive half mile - garden is on the right.

From East
Join A500 at Stoke-on-Trent heading south (first exit from A50 roundabout just after Britannia Stadium.
Before reaching M6 Junction 15, follow signs to Market Drayton and Shrewsbury (A53)
Turn right at junction into A51. Drive half mile - garden is on the right.

The Scree is home to a great range of alpine plants


Expect a warm welcome from Clive

You are assured of a warm welcome from "Clive".



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