Manaton Open Gardens
Date: 26 May 2013
Time: 13:00 - 17:00
Description: Manaton is holding its biennial Open Gardens event this Bank Holiday weekend on Sunday 26 and Monday 27 May. Tickets for the Open Gardens are available at Manaton Parish Hall and allow you to visit eleven wonderful and varied gardens over the course of the Bank Holiday between 1pm – 5pm.
The gardens can be visited selectively or on a way-marked “Gardens with Vistas” stroll or walk through the byways of Manaton and includes a wide range of styles in a wide range of properties. However, all the garden have one feature in common-- their different vistas over the surrounding countryside of Manaton`s beautiful Dartmoor settings.
The Parish Hall will see plenty of activity with Manaton’s famous cream teas being served and also stalls selling garden plants, produce and implements. It is also situated next to the showpiece garden, Manaton Gate. This property, which was the original rectory for Manaton Church, has an extensive and mature Dartmoor garden with landscaped wildlife pools, rhododendrons, azaleas and masses of bluebells. As well as a walled garden that features roses and vegetables.
Location: Manaton Parish Hall
Contact details for further information: www.manaton.org.uk