Cariad is one of the largest gardens that opens for the event, it is located above the village with amazing views down to Shere and across to the North Downs. This beautifully landscaped garden has lots of visual interest with vibrant, thoughtful planting and beautiful structures and statues (including four by Angie Doy of Surrey Sculpture Society) to create focal points.
A traditional cottage garden at the front with potager bed mixing flowers, vegetables and herbs. While the rear garden includes a David Austin rose bed, a lovely variegated maple and a lawn that is the envy of all our other garden owners!
Small is beautiful is an apt description of this charming terrace on the banks of the stream with pretty planting and lots of containers in pinks and blues. At the front is a beautiful stylish border with gorgeous roses, alliums and lavender.
This elegant three acre garden is one of the larger gardens that open for our scheme. It includes striking sculptures, beautiful roses, lavender and hydrangeas and an attractive kitchen garden. There is also a sheltered sunken courtyard with a wonderful dry stone wall, contemporary water feature.
The shepherds hut at Vine Cottage is always a point of interest and this is complimented by colourful cottage planting with a bold border of Nepeta Six Hills Giant dividing the lower from the upper lawn.
Opened in 2019 for the very first time, this secret garden includes a lovely knot garden, structural shrubs and some newly planted borders. Colourful urns, decorative vegetables and a rose arch guide you through to a shady, wooded area at the end.
Opened for the first time in two decades last year, Manor Cottage has had an award-winning renovation and the garden has been newly landscaped and planted. It offers an abundance of English cottage flowers: roses, salvias, geraniums, lavender, peonies and clematis, together with a raised-bed vegetable plot and espaliered fruit trees.
Stream Cottage is one of the village centre gardens on the bank of the Tillingbourne. It is a small contemporary, stone and gravel garden with planting in calming blues and pinks around a beautiful acer. The rose arch leads to the stream-side deck.
This elegant mini garden offers all the harmonising elements of a grand English garden presented in a small courtyard featuring structural trees and neat box hedge parterre. Accents are created with urns, baskets and bird tables.
The display of hostas is impressive and includes Sum and Substance, Olive Bailey Langdon, Francis Williams and the lovely lace cap hydrangea is Bluebird.
Across from the church, 3 Church Cottages is a lovely family garden that starts with a stone patio and then climbs upwards on curved steps to two upper lawns with pretty colourful borders, ending in a well tended vegetable garden. Last year, a new terrace and gazebo were built by the owner, perfectly positioned to catch the last rays of sun.