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Broadleas House Gardens & Gasper Cottage open for NGS

August 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Broadleas House Gardens
Devizes, SN10 5JQ. Mr & Mrs Cardiff, 07584 119362,
1m S of Devizes. Turn L from Hartmoor Road onto Broadleas Park. Follow the
road until you reach grassed area on R with red brick wall, stone pillars, grey
gates, cattle grid. That is the entrance. Sun 18 Apr, Sun 16 May, Sun 20 June,
Sun 15 Aug (2-5). Adm £7, chd free. Home-made teas. Visits also by
arrangement Mar to Sept for groups of 10+.
6 acre garden of hedges, perennial borders, walled rose garden, secret garden,
bee garden and orchard stuffed with good plants. Well stocked kitchen and
herb garden. Mature collection of specimen trees incl oaks, magnolia,
handkerchief, redwood, dogwood. Overlooked by the house and arranged
above the valley garden crowded with magnolias, camellias, rhododendrons,
azaleas, cornus, hydrangeas etc. Pre-wrapped slices of cake with unlimited
tea/coffee/soft drink in disposable cups (please re-use your cup for refills), £5
per serving. Wheelchair access to upper garden only, some gravel and narrow
grass paths.


Gasper Cottage
Gasper Street, Gasper Stourton, Warminster, BA12 6PY. Bella Hoare &
Johnnie Gallop,
Near Stourhead Gardens, 4m from Mere, off A303.
Turn off A303 at B3092 Mere. Follow Stourhead signs.
Go through Stourton. After 1m, turn R after phone
box, signed Gasper. House 2nd on R going up hill.
Parking past house on L, in field. Sun 15 Aug (11-5).
Adm £5, chd free. Visits also by arrangement June to
Sept for groups of 10 to 20.
1½ acre garden, with views to glorious countryside.
Luxurious planting of dahlias, grasses, asters,
cardoons and more, incl new perennial planting.
Orchard with wildlife pond. Artist studio surrounded
by colour balanced planting with formal pond. Pergola with herb terrace.
Several seating areas. Garden model railway. Partial wheelchair access.


August 15
8:00 am - 5:00 pm