Shropshire Events and Whats On Guide

Shropshire Events and Whats On Guide

Take a stroll around the beautiful private gardens avaliable over the weekend in Wellington

Open Gardens – Wellington

11:00 - 16:00 29th June 2024 30th June 2024

Various gardens across Wellington, Ruston and Little Wenlock

Now in it's 3rd year Open Gardens Wellington is back for 2024, raising money to support local charity, Community Resource and their work helping people and communities across the County facing difficulties.

Over the weekend of the 29th and 30th June, wonderful residents of Wellington, Little Wenlock and Rushton will get together with Love Wellington to open their beautiful private back gardens in aid of local Shropshire charity, Community Resource.

NEW FOR 2024 - Each ticket purchased online will be entered into a prize draw to win one of three David Austin English Roses! The more tickets purchased, the more chances to win! Tickets will be drawn on Monday 8th July.

With 14 gardens across Wellington, Little Wenlock and Rushton to explore, the kitchen garden at the Orbit, Wrockwardine Allotment Society and the Secret Garden at Wellington Station, plus the stunning grounds of Sunnycroft it should be a fantastic weekend!

The amazing gardens returning this year are:

Woodford Green, Telford Road, Apley Castle, The Alley (Little Wenlock), Herbert Avenue, Windy Ridge (Little Wenlock), Golf Links Lane, Upper Farm House (Rushton), Hampton Hill, Herbert Avenue, Aston Close and Minsterley Close.

We're also over the moon to announce this year we'll be joined by:

Khan Close

Gardens are open from 11am until 4pm to explore over both days - any differences to these times will be printed on the trail map provided.

Some gardens will also, very kindly be offering tea, coffee and cake over the weekend for a small charge with all donations going to Community Resource. Gardens offering this will be clearly marked on the map, so you can plan your visits (and rest stops!)

The Orbit, will also be open over the weekend and are offering a 10% discount for anyone with a wristband during the event. O.L.S. Stone, located in Queens Street, Wellington will also be offering all Wristband wearers a 10% discount over the weekend.

Entry wristbands and Trail maps can be purchased via Eventbrite and will be sent out to you closer to the event weekend.

Alternatively they can also be purchased from the Orbit in Wellington from May.

Wristbands are £12 each, £20 for two (couples ticket) and families are £22 (2 Adults plus children).

All Wristbands include a trail map, entry to all the gardens involved, the kitchen garden at the Orbit, Wrockwardine Allotment Society and the Secret Garden at Wellington Station, plus the stunning grounds of Sunnycroft over both days (which is worth £16 per adult).

Please note - due to the nature of the individual gardens, we're sorry but this trail is not suitable for wheelchairs (with the exception of Sunnycroft) and no dogs are allowed accept Service dogs.

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