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For garden lovers or those just seeking peaceful and beautiful places to visit the following gardens are all within a 30 to 45 minute drive of Mortimer Country

Hergest Croft Gardens - Kington


The gardens extend over 28 ha (70 acres) with more than 5000 rare trees and shrubs described as ‘one of the finest collections of trees and shrubs with over 85 Champion Trees’. The six distinct areas are Hergest Croft Garden, the Azalea Garden and the Maple Grove, the Kitchen Garden and the Park and Park Wood.

Open March: Saturday & Sunday 12 noon – 5.30pm
Open Daily: Friday 3rd April to Sunday 1st November 12 noon - 5.30pm

Special events:  Flower Fair  May    Autumn Fair October

Westonbury Mill Water Gardens - Pembridge


Croft Castle and Parkland -  Croft


Explore the working walled garden complete with historic orchards, vineyard and take a peak inside the 1908 glasshouse restoration project. Look out for the Georgian stable block.

Bryan’s Ground -  Presteigne


Growing since 1931 three acres of intimate garden rooms; furnished with follies and fragrant flowers;, towers and topiary; pools and a potager, and paths to five acres of specimen trees on the banks of a river, on the border with Wales.

Open: Sunday and Monday afternoons, 2–5p.m April – August 

Stockton Bury Gardens - Kimbolton


The English Garden Magazine ‘home’ garden.  The perfect place for plant and garden lovers to spend a few hours. The four-acre garden is home to a medieval pigeon house, kitchen garden, water gardens and well-planted borders.  

Gardens open Wednesday – Sunday 12pm – 5pm, including Bank Holiday Mondays

Berrington Hall - Leominster


Take a stroll through the flower borders or look at the specimen trees along the drive. In the walled garden explore the large kitchen garden or the orchard with its traditional apple varieties

National Gardens Scheme Open Days

 www.ngs.org.uk for opening times

Bury Court Farmhouse, Wigmore

Rhodds Farm, Lyonshall

Stapleton Court Garden, Presteigne

Ashely Farm, Stansbatch, near Presteigne

Cloister Garden, Pant Hall, Willey, near Lingen

Gardening Events to Visit

Wigmore Plant Sale date tbc

Wigmore Fruit and Vegetable Show date tbc

Leintwardine Open Gardens date tbc

Wigmore Gardening Club

welcomes visitors to its monthly talks and garden visits - details of events on our Facebook Page and on this pdf

Wigmore and District Gardening Club

We are a very friendly bunch of locals, at all stages of gardening expertise, from the utter beginner to those who open their gardens for charity. 

We normally meet on the third Thursday of the month at 7.30pm in the Wigmore Village Hall. At these meetings we usually have an interesting speaker about all things gardening. We also have regular trips to gardens ( usually one a month in the summer ) both by coach and by car. For the car trips we share cars and meet at the Village Hall at 1.30pm on the designated day.

Membership is only £5 per year but guests are always welcome to our speaker evenings ( cost £2 including refreshments ) and on our garden visits. 

Why not come along to one of our meetings and join in the fun and the learning. Contact Ivan and Cathy Jones on 01568 770808 or 07813 733240 for more details. We look forward to meeting you

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