Open Gardens




Thank you to all these local people (and organisations) who have agreed to open their gardens for the Festival:


Saturday 14th September  2-4.30pm


Jackie Tucker invites you to enjoy her beautifully designed garden at 22 Hinton Fields 


Carol Hooker is a lover of container gardening and specimen trees and also grows her own vegetables at 42 Willis Way 


Sunday 15th September 2-4pm


Abbots Worthy Mill: There has been a mill at this site since the 10th Century and it’s mentioned in the Domesday Book. It is in a delightful setting on the River Itchen, not to be missed. Gunilla Tuite invites you to enjoy her beautiful waterside garden.


Springvale Road Allotment owners will be will be on hand to guide you around their growing produce; get some inspiration for your own garden, or if you are hoping to rent one of the new allotments on the HAB site off Lovedon Lane or elsewhere.


128 Springvale Road unfortunately will NOT BE OPEN due to unforeseen circumstances


Jane and Duncan Rutter invite you to Bornholm, Bedfield Lane, about 1/3 of an acre with pond, summer house and garden ‘rooms’. 


Katie Browne of Upper Farm, Down Farm Lane, Headbourne Worthy invites you to her garden - follow signs for Meyrick Estates off Down Farm Lane, about 300m before the low railway bridge.


Silverstream, Bedfield Lane - home of David and Trish Spurling. A lovely open garden in a sylvan setting - a perfect foil for this listed thatched cottage .



Please Note: some gardens may have uneven steps, open ponds, prickly shrubs and other potential hazards. Please wear suitable footwear, ensure children are kept under close parental supervision, and take all reasonable precautions as necessary.