Gardens in Stebbing and Helions Bumpstead open for the National Gardens Scheme

PUBLISHED: 18:19 06 September 2017

The gardens at Parsonage House are open on Sunday, September 10 for the National Gardens Scheme

The gardens at Parsonage House are open on Sunday, September 10 for the National Gardens Scheme

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Two gardens will be open for the National Garden Scheme, which raises money for health charities, on on Sunday, September 10 at Stebbing and Helions Bumstead

Parsonage House, Helions Bumpstead is one of the finest country gardens in Essex which opens for charity. It is three acres surrounding a 15th century house. There is an orchard and the autumn borders are stunning.

Admission £4. Children free. Home-made teas. Open from 2pm to 5pm

Snares Hill Cottage at Duck End, Stebbing (CM6 3RY) is where Pete and Liz Stabler have created a magical, hidden garden surrounding their cottage. Journalists from BBC’s Gardeners World described it as a “quintessential English Garden”.

Their quirky one and quarter acre garden has surprises round every corner and interesting sculptures. A beautiful natural swimming pond is bordered by romantic flower beds, herb garden and Victorian folly. A bog garden borders woods and leads to a silver birch copse, beach garden and a Roman temple. Admission £4, children free. Home-made teas. Open 10.30 am to 4pm,

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