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www.turnend.org.uk/ Annual event programe.
Saturday 28th April 2018. Sunday 29th April 2018 14:00 - 17:00. Monday 27th August 2018.
No parking on site. On street parking with consideration for our neighbours.
Garden Only, Parties of 10 or more by appointment.
House and Garden Open Days (only) - Sunday 28 June 2015, 14.00-17.30 Adults £15 on the door, children free
Monday 7 May 2018 2.00-5.30pm Adults £4.50, children free. Home-made teas, artists' studios, plant sales.
Spring - early Summer
Bulbs, irises, early roses, water garden, blossom.
Group visits to the garden by appointment £7.50 pp. incl. introductory talk. Special events, prices as publicised.
Disabled Access: Limited. The garden includes gravel and stone paths, narrow archways and some steps.
Teas on some days only.
The publication 'A Garden and Three Houses' by Jane Brown & Richard Bryant 1999, tells the story of Turn End. For sale via website. Teas at some events only.
Please visit our website for full details of our events programme: https://turnend.org.com/
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A post-war listed house (not open) closely integrated with garden rooms of differing character which have evolved over the past 30 years. The sequence of individual spaces offers focal points and vistas at every turn. Sunken or raised beds, formal box-edging or climbers and unusual plants are displayed against a framework of old walls and mature trees. A plantsman's garden in less than one acre within the village. The well-known authority on gardens, Sir Peter Shepherd said of Turn End, I know of no other garden which packs such riches into so small a space with such beautiful and interesting plants.
In the mid-1960's the architect, Peter Aldington, demonstrated how it is possible, against all the usual opponents, planners etc., to add three houses to an ancient village whilst complementing and enhancing it. He lives in the largest of them and created this garden to complete the effect.