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Horatio’s Garden open for NGS

September 5 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Horatio’s Garden
Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre, Salisbury Hospital NHS Foundation
Trust, Odstock Road, Salisbury, SP2 8BJ. Horatio’s Garden Charity,
1m from centre of Salisbury. Follow signs for Salisbury District Hospital. Please
park in car park 10 (which will be free to NGS visitors on the day). Sun 5 Sept
(2-5). Adm £5, chd free. “pre booking essential” with 30 tickets per hourly
arrival slot (2pm, 3pm and 4pm).
Tea and delicious cakes – made by Horatio’s Garden volunteers – will be
served in the Garden Room.
Award winning hospital garden, opened in Sept 2012 and designed by Cleve
West for patients with spinal cord injury at the Duke of Cornwall Spinal
Treatment Centre. Built from donations given in memory of Horatio Chapple
who was a volunteer at the centre in his school holidays. Low limestone walls,
which represent the form of the spine, divide densely planted herbaceous
beds. Everything in the garden designed to benefit patients during their long
stays in hospital. Garden is run by Head Gardener and team of volunteers.
South West Regional Winner, The English Garden’s The Nation’s Favourite
Gardens 2019. Designer Cleve West has 8 RHS gold medals. 3pm – short talk
about therapeutic gardens and the work of Horatio’s Garden, Salisbury


September 5
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm