Please check start times as they vary. Click the event to see full details:

March 2017

Sat 18 National Memorial Arboretum 10am-4pm

Sun 19 Dearnford Lake 10am-4pm

Sat 25 Carsington Water 10am-4pm

Sun 26 Ness Botanic Gardens 10am-4pm

April 2017

Sat 1 Battlefield 1403 9:30am-4pm

Sun 2 Bramall Hall 11am-4pm

Sat 8 Hoghton Tower 10am-4pm NEW VENUE

Sun 9 Middleton Hall 10am-4pm

Fri 14 Whittington Castle 10am-4pm

Sat 15 Bodenham Arboretum 10am-4pm

Sun/Mon 16 & 17 Dorothy Clive Garden 10am-5pm

Sat 22 Sugnall Walled Garden 10am-4pm

Sun 23 Consall Gardens 10am-5pm

Sat 29 Norton Priory 10am-4pm NEW DAY

Sun 30 / Mon 1 May Weston Park 10am-5pm

May 2017

Sun 30 Apr / Mon 1 Weston Park 10am-5pm

Sat 6 Donington Le Heath Manor 10am-4pm

Sun 7 Adlington Hall 10am-4pm

Sat 13 National Memorial Arboretum 10am-4pm

Sun 14 British Ironwork Centre 10am-5pm

Sun 21 Cholmondeley Castle 10am-5pm

Sun 28 Pottertons Alpine Garden 10am-4pm

Mon 29 Carsington Water 10am-4pm

June 2017

Sat/Sun 3 & 4 Hodnet Hall 10am-5pm

Sun 11 Arley Arboretum 10am-5pm

Sat 24 Bosworth Battlefield 10am-4pm NEW VENUE

Sun 25 Sugnall Walled Garden 10am-4pm

July 2017

Sat/Sun 1 & 2 Henbury Hall 10am-5pm NEW DATE

Sat. 8 Battlefield 1403 9:30am-4pm

Sun 9 Abbeywood Gardens 10am-5pm NEW DATE

Sun 23 Middleton Hall 10am-4pm EXTRA DATE

Sat 29 National Memorial Arboretum 10am-4pm

Sun 30 British Ironwork Centre 10am-5pm

August 2017

Sun 6 Donington Le Heath Manor 10am-4pm

Sat 12 Carsington Water 10am-4pm

Sun 13 Southwell Minster Gardens 11am-4pm NEW DATE

Sun/Mon 27/28 Dorothy Clive Garden 10am-5pm

September 2017

Sat 2 Bodenham Arboretum 10am-4pm

Sun 3 Ness Botanic Gardens 10am-4pm

Sun 10 Weston Park 10am-4pm

Sun 17 Henbury Hall 10am-5pm EXTRA DATE

Sun 24 Abbeywood Gardens 10am-5pm EXTRA DATE

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The Dorothy Clive Garden

Sunday 16th & Monday 17th April 2017

Sunday 27th & Monday 28th August 2017

Times: 10am - 5.00pm

Entry to gardens and fair: £3.50

Easter and August Bank Holiday Plant Hunters' Fairs at The Dorothy Clive Garden have become a tradition with plant lovers from near and far.

2017 will the Diamond Jubilee of the Willoughbridge Garden Trust which runs the garden and the 10th year of our plant fairs there. Expect some special celebrations!

If you haven't been to the garden 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 borders over the nine years the fairs have been running.

Special entry price for this event is £3.50 (less than half normal price) which includes the garden and fair.

Friends of the garden and season ticket holders admitted free.

For this special event RHS partnership garden free entry terms do not apply.

Dogs on leads welcome

Free parking

Here are some lovely photo albums from these events: Easter or August

 

Click the dates to see to line ups:

Nurseries confirmed for Easter Sunday and Monday 2017 are:

Avondale Nursery from Warwickshire specialising Anemone nemorosa, Eryngium, Polygonatum, Sanguisorba, Camassia and other unusual herbaceous plants! National Collections of Sanguisorba, Anemone nemorosa and Aster novi-angliae

Conquest Plants Nursery from Cheshire specialising in coloured foliage

Edrom Nursery from Berwickshire specialising in woodland plants for shade and unusual alpines RHS Gold medallists including Chelsea Gold.

Fair Field Garden Bygones from Worcestershire specialising in original vintage garden tools and collectables

Green's Leaves from Gloucestershire specialising in Australasian & coloured leaf shrubs

Hall Farm Nursery from Shropshire specialising in perennials and alpines. RHS Gold medallists including Chelsea Gold.

Jurassicplants Nurseries from Denbighshire specialising in unusual seed-raised trees, shrubs and climbers

Mayfields Plants from Cheshire specialising in bee and butterfly friendly perennials

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

Pottertons Nursery from Lincolnshire specialising in alpines, dwarf bulbs and woodland plants. RHS Gold medallists including Chelsea Gold.

Roseland House from Cornwall. National Collections of Clematis Viticella cultivars and Lapageria rosea Cultivars

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

Studio 8 Pottery from Staffordshire with hand-thrown garden and kitchen Terracotta and Stonewares

Tissington Nursery from Derbyshire specialising in perennials

Wildegoose Nurseries from Shropshire specialising in Violas & Violets

Nurseries confirmed for August Bank Holiday Sunday and Monday 2017 are:

Chris Cooke Plants from Gloucestershire specialising in rare and less common hardy and half-hardy bulbous, herbaceous and shrubs RHS Gold medallist.

Conquest Plants Nursery from Cheshire specialising in coloured foliage

Edrom Nursery from Berwickshire specialising in woodland plants for shade and unusual alpines RHS Gold medallists including Chelsea Gold.

Fair Field Garden Bygones from Worcestershire specialising in original vintage garden tools and collectables

Green's Leaves from Gloucestershire specialising in Australasian & coloured leaf shrubs

Hall Farm Nursery from Shropshire specialising in perennials and alpines. RHS Gold medallists including Chelsea Gold.

Jurassicplants Nurseries from Denbighshire specialising in unusual seed-raised trees, shrubs and climbers

Mayfields Plants from Cheshire specialising in bee and butterfly friendly perennials

North Staffs Hostas from Staffordshire specialising in Hostas, ferns; hemerocallis, carex grasses and ivy

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

Philip Tivey & Son from Leicestershire with Alstroemerias RHS Gold medallists including Chelsea Gold.

Pottertons Nursery from Lincolnshire specialising in alpines, dwarf bulbs and woodland plants. RHS Gold medallists including 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

Tissington Nursery from Derbyshire specialising in perennials

Wildegoose Nurseries from Shropshire specialising in Violas & Violets

Venue Details:

The Dorothy Clive Garden
Willoughbridge
Market Drayton
Shropshire
TF9 4EU

Tel: 01630 647237
email: info@dorothyclivegarden.co.uk
website: www.dorothyclivegarden.co.uk

Directions:

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.