Selsey Open Gardens Day
Selsey Open Gardens Day will take place this year on
Sunday 23rd June
11.00am to 5.00pm
Selsey is opening a host of interesting and diverse gardens - including new ones for 2013.
The garden trail meanders through the town visiting award winning school and organic vegetable gardens, continuing towards the sea via wild flower and rose gardens before reaching beach side plots enjoying spectacular sea views across The Solent. Many with wheelchair access. Refreshments on sale during the day.
All proceeds will go to St Wilfrid's Hospice and Alzheimer's Society.
Plants will be for sale at some of the gardens.
£5.00 adults, accompanied children under 12 free
How to get event passports:
Map and description of each garden available in Selsey from Country Gardens Greengrocer, Summit bikes (hire bikes available) and The Selsey Florist. On sale from Saturday 25th May and in participating gardens on the day.
Phone: 01243 605 276
Postcode for Sat Nav: PO20 0LX (please verify before use)
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