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Rutland garden which featured on BBC show Gardeners’ World and in Country Living, opens for National Open Garden Scheme





There’s a chance to spend a sunny late spring afternoon relaxing in an English country garden this weekend.

The Old Vicarage, in the Rutland village of Whissendine, will be opening its gates from 2pm to 5pm on Sunday as part of the National Open Garden Scheme.

The established country garden featured in Country Living magazine last month and has also made an appearance on Gardeners’ World.

The Old Vicarage gardens will be open to the public on Sunday afternoon
The Old Vicarage gardens will be open to the public on Sunday afternoon
Proceeds from the event will go to charities supported by the National Open Garden Scheme
Proceeds from the event will go to charities supported by the National Open Garden Scheme

There is lots for the green-fingered to enjoy, including herbaceous borders with peonies and alliums, a large ornate greenhouse, topiary terrace and a fountain courtyard.

Tickets are £6, with free admission for children, and can be pre-booked at https://findagarden.ngs.org.uk/garden/16841/the-old-vicarage-whissendine

Cash and card payments are also possible on the day.

The gardens have been featured on BBC TV's Gardeners' World
The gardens have been featured on BBC TV's Gardeners' World
They were also showcased in lifestyle magazine, Country Living, last month
They were also showcased in lifestyle magazine, Country Living, last month

Home-made teas will be available in St Andrew’s Church next door with proceeds going to charity.



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