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GARDEN OPEN DAY - STEWART HILL COTTAGE, HESKET NEWMARKET CA7 8HX

  • COMMUNITY ACTION NEPAL Stewart Hill Cottage Hesket Newmarket Wigton United Kingdom CA7 8HX (map)

Doug and Trish Scott will be opening their garden on Sunday 30 June to support the National Garden Scheme and Community Action Nepal, the charity Doug founded over twenty years ago. This is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy this enchanting location nestling in the shadow of Carrock Fell.

View from the croquet lawn to the converted farmhouse

View from the croquet lawn to the converted farmhouse

Refreshments, Nepalese goods, plants will be on sale and we are all very excited that this year music will be provided by the Trawden String Quartet - with grateful thanks to their cellist, Linda Middleton for making all the arrangements.

The Trawden String Quartet

The Trawden String Quartet

Come and enjoy the walled garden created in a Mediterranean courtyard style with the walls painted in a warm shade of terracotta.

The walled courtyard garden: Image taken in mid-May when the Ceanothus puget blue was in full bloom. The Liliodendron tuliperfera (Tulip Tree) was a specimen Trish brought with her when she moved to Cumbria from the north of Scotland twelve years ago - she is hopeful that 2019 will see it flower!

The walled courtyard garden: Image taken in mid-May when the Ceanothus puget blue was in full bloom. The Liliodendron tuliperfera (Tulip Tree) was a specimen Trish brought with her when she moved to Cumbria from the north of Scotland twelve years ago - she is hopeful that 2019 will see it flower!

Another view of the walled garden illustrating the unique tiered strawberry planters and some very healthy cardoons in the foreground.

Another view of the walled garden illustrating the unique tiered strawberry planters and some very healthy cardoons in the foreground.

As you walk through the garden prepare to be enchanted by the rose arbour walk leading to the tranquil formal pool:

Rose arbour walk - image taken mid-May which is too early for roses to be in bloom in Cumbria

Rose arbour walk - image taken mid-May which is too early for roses to be in bloom in Cumbria

View from the formal pool with terraces looking across the croquet lawn.

View from the formal pool with terraces looking across the croquet lawn.

Entry fee: £5.00 Children free

Stalls selling plants and Nepalese goods.

Refreshments - Home made teas