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Open Gardens - July 2023

Open Gardens galore in July, we have several gardens for you to visit! Take a look at the gardens opening their gates in July…

Tonbridge School Buildings

Tonbridge School

Friday 7th July 11am & 2pm

Head Gardener Stephen Harmer MA will guide guests around the gardens, including Front of School Garden, Smythe Library Garden, Skinners Library Garden, the Garden of Remembrance, and the new Barton Science Centre Garden. The borders are mixed with shrubs, herbaceous perennials and bulbs. Some of the gardens are currently undergoing re-design and re-planting.

Little Walkhurst (2)

Little Walkhurst, Benenden

Sunday 16th July, Sunday 23rd July, Sunday 30th July 12:30pm – 4.30pm

Tickets can be bought on the day

Location: Little Walkhurst, Walkhurst Road, Benenden, Kent, TN17 4DT

Admission: £5 adult £2 under 16s

Refreshments available: Yes

Wheelchair access: No

Dogs allowed: Dogs on leads

Description:  Timber framed cottage c.1740 with association to Hawkhurst gang, set in 1.5 acres of cottage style garden with an ornamental pond. In addition, there is a large pond in the front garden with a summerhouse, a 4.5 acre wildflower meadow, a woodland walk to a WWII bomb crater and now a wildlife pond. The art studio will also be open to visitors. Some interesting and rare artefacts found buried in pond silt are on display.

Nightingale Cottage (1)

Nightingale Cottage, Tudeley

Sunday 30th July 1pm – 5pm

Tickets can be bought on the day

Location: Nightingale Cottage, Half Moon Lane, Tudeley, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11 0PS

Admission: £5

Refreshments available: Yes

Wheelchair access: No

Dogs allowed: Dogs on Leads

Description: Pretty cottage garden of around one acre, with woodland glade, stream and wildlife pond. There is also a tropical area, Japanese inspired area, parterre traditional cottage garden planting and a habitat trail for children. Afternoon tea will be available and plants will be for sale. From the A21 take exit signposted Capel/Kent College. The first road is Half Moon Lane and the cottage is exactly a mile on the left.