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Watcombe Open 16 May 2016

Location: 
Watcombe, 92 Church Road, Winscombe, North Somerset, BS25 1BP, United Kingdom
Contact name: 
Chris Wynn
Contact telephone: 
01980 620055
Contact email: 

Open Gardens in aid of the British Red Cross 2016

This mature Edwardian-style garden covers three-quarters of an acre and features colour-themed and informally planted herbaceous borders, unusual topiary, box hedging and a lime walk. It also has pleached hornbeams, cordon fruit trees, two small formal ponds, and many unusual trees and shrubs. A strong framework separates several distinct areas of the garden, which includes a pergola with varied wisteria and a growing collection of approximately 100 clematis plants.

Date
15 May 2016

Opening times
2pm-5.30pm

Entrance fees
Adults: £3.50
Children under 12 free

Directions
From the north on the A38, south bound, ignore right turn to Winscombe at Sidcot traffic lights, and continue approximately 1 mile further on, past the Texaco garage. Turn right down Winscombe Hill and after 1 mile reach ‘The Square’; Watcombe is the pink house on left after a further 150 yards.

From the south, follow A38 north, past the right turn to Cheddar, and take the next left turn into Winscombe Hill, just before crest of hill, then follow directions as above

Garden owner:
Mr and Mrs Owen

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