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Secret gardens of Winster

Winster Winster

Saturday 19th. July at 2.00pm

Winster is a picturesque and historic Derbyshire village, 5 miles from Matlock and Bakewell. 

On one weekend each year a large number of residents open their gardens to their neighbours and to visitors from further afield. In 2013 there were 22 gardens open on Saturday and 21 gardens open on Sunday. Visitors follow a garden trail around the streets and alleys of the village, exploring a wide variety of gardens. 

There is a Gnome Hunt for children and a wide range of refreshments - in our award-winning (and fully accessible) village hall and in several gardens - from cream teas to home-made desserts. Soft drinks will be available in a number of locations. There will be plants and quality local crafts for sale and there will be live Jazz in one of the gardens each day.

it will be very friendly if we could all meet up and go round as many gardens as we can. Winster is a hilly village and some gardens are impossible for the less mobile, but several are open to the "walking but wobbly".   Most gardens have uneven paths, so good footwear is essential. 

Admission is by a Garden Map, and probable cost will be £4.00. I propose we meet in the Car Park (DE4 2DR) at  2.00 p.m.   We can then take our own picnic or have a pub lunch before we arrive.   Please let me know if you are interested, and then I can make a list of the C.P.R.E.visitors.
For more information visit Winster's website 

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