HURSTPIERPOINT OPEN GARDENS
SUNDAY MAY 31ST 2020
1.00 to 5.30
Hurstpierpoint Open Garden event starts at 1.00 p.m. and finishes at 5.30 p.m.
Gardens which are opening this year are listed under 'Gardens' on the menu but, for guidance, are in the area spanning Langton Lane to College Lane - see Garden Programme' page - minutes walk or use the hop-on hop-off minibus running all afternoon.
Some gardens are suitable for wheelchairs and are shown with a wheelchair symbol on the 'Garden Programme' page
Gardens which welcome well-behaved dogs are shown with a dog symbol on the 'Gardens Programme' page
Parking is available at Trinity Road car park
A minibus service will be available to transport visitors throughout the afternoon - more details will follow nearer the time - see Transport and Parking. A Limousine will also be running a service between gardens. A one-off price of £2 is payable to include the minibus and limo. A Trishaw, able to carry two people will be offering a free on-demand High Street service.
Entrance Fee is just £5.00 to include all garden viewing all gardens. Entrance for children under 14 is free.
Pay at the first garden you visit and you will be given proof and entitlement to entry to all other gardens
Some gardens provide refreshments, including teas, Prosecco, Pimms and homemade cakes and ice creams
There will be a variety of locally grown plants available at several gardens - see the Programme to find out where.
Some gardens also provide cakes for sale.
This year, talented John Norris will be selling his indoor sculptures made entirely out of cutlery. He is also taking commissions for his outside Ferris Wheel for feeding the birds...
Local stained glass artist, Pamela Holmes, will be selling her beautiful designs at Goldbridge House garden.
Lovely botanical cards and prints, by local artist Rachel Lamport, will be on sale at 3 Randiddles Close.
If you wish to drive to Goldbridge House and Cottage, there will now be plenty of parking available (at own risk) in the field opposite the house.
Ann Winney who runs Hurst Hedgehog Heaven will be talking to children and adults about those lovely little spikey creatures (who won't be coming as it is their bedrime during the day ) that we need in our village gardens
Programme of gardens opening and what is on offer at each is available on Programme page
This website will be regularly updated with details before the event.