2021 Plant Fairs

Sun 21 March Middleton Hall, Warks

Sun 28 March Capesthorne Hall, Cheshire EXTRA DATE

Fri 2 April Whittington Castle, Shrops

Sat 3 April Bodenham Arboretum, Worcs

Sun - Mon 4 - 5 April Dorothy Clive Garden, Staffs

Sun 11 April Thoresby Park, Notts NEW VENUE

Sunday 18 April Sugnall Walled Garden, Staffs

Sun 25 April Cholmondeley Castle, Cheshire

Sun - Mon 2 - 3 May Weston Park, Shrops

Sat 8 May Middleton Hall, Warks EXTRA DATE

Sun 9 May Adlington Hall, Cheshire

Sun 16 May Norton Priory, Cheshire

Sun 23 May 1620s House Donington Le Heath, Leics

Mon 31 May Carsington Water, Derbys

Sun 6 Jun Bramall Hall, Stockport

Sat - Sun 12 - 13 June Hodnet Hall, Shrops

Sat 26 June Thoresby Park, Notts NEW VENUE

Sun 27 June Middleton Hall, Warks

TBC July Sandwell Valley Park

Sun 4 July Whittington Castle, Shrops EXTRA DATE

Sun 18 July Cholmondeley Castle, Cheshire

Sun 1 August 1620s House Donington Le Heath, Leics

TBC August Southwell Minster, Notts

Sun 15 August Capesthorne Hall, Cheshire

Sun 22 August Carsington Water, Derbys

Sun - Mon 29 - 30 August Dorothy Clive Garden, Staffs

Sat 4 September Bodenham Arboretum, Worcs

Sun 5 September Ness Botanic Gardens, Wirral

Sun 12 September Weston Park, Shrops

All events are subject to prevailing Covid-19 restrictions. Please follow us for latest updates. Please check event status before travelling.

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Possible Pop-Up Fairs:

If the situation improves we will schedule in some pop up events. Watch this space!

Hodnet Hall Gardens

Market Drayton Shropshire TF9 3NN

Saturday & Sunday 12th & 13th June

Times: 10am - 5pm

Entry to gardens including the plant fair: £4.00 (half std price). Children free!

Free Parking

Dogs on leads welcome

There are 63 acres of gardens with grand vistas, intimate, secluded areas, a walled kitchen garden, magnificent lakes; the glorious setting is almost beyond description!

There have been gardens at Hodnet since the 11th century when the Heber-Percy family constructed their first house in the parkland. Their serious development began in 1921 by the late Brigadier Heber-Percy and today, the 60+ acres are renowned as amongst the finest in the country. Forest trees provide a wonderful backdrop for formal gardens planted to give delight during every season, woodland walks amongst flowering shrubs and a daisy chain of ornamental pools.

Hodnet has recently been awarded National Collection Status for Cercidiphyllum. These wonderful trees color beautifully in autumn and give off a powerful aroma of toffee as the leaves fall, hence the common name of "burnt sugar trees".

Visitors can explore the gardens, meet top nurserymen and women and enjoy light refreshments in the picturesque restaurant. What more could you want on an early summer's day? 

Disabled visitors are very welcome : approximately 60 percent of the gardens are accessible to wheelchairs but please note the paths are mainly grass or gravel and therefore more accessible in dry conditions.

Restaurant open for lunches & teas.

Nurseries and Artisans confirmed:

Bridge Farm Plants from Derbyshire: a wide range of hardy, herbaceous perennials: Unusual varieties as well as cottage garden favourites, a small election of shrubs and other plants.

ChickenStreet from Shropshire: perennial grasses, native species, and easy care herbaceous perennials

Conquest Plants Nursery from Cheshire: pecialist growers of variegated and coloured foliage, hardy plants

Cooper and Jones from Shropshire: Hand crafted iron garden plant supports

Green's Leaves from Gloucestershire: shrubs, perennials, grasses, foliage plants

Hall Farm Nursery from Shropshire: garden plants, perennials, woodland plants, herbs and many other plants which are not widely available. RHS Gold medallists. RHS Partnership Nursery.

Hooksgreen Herbs from Staffordshire: FCulinary, Medicinal and Aromatic Herb Plants and Seeds. RHS Gold medallists.

Lyneal Mill Nursery from Shropshire: Cottage garden plants specialising in Aquilegia and Dahlias

Mayfields Plants from Cheshire: bee and butterfly-friendly cottage garden perennials

North Staffs Hostas from Staffordshire: Hostas, Hemerocallis, Ferns, Hedera, Geums, Carex Grasses. National Collection of Hosta.

Orchard Furniture from Gloucestershire: High quality teak garden furniture

Packhorse Farm Nursery from Derbyshire: Acers, trees and shrubs RHS Gold medallist

Penmere Plants from Cheshire: Hardy and Species fuchsia

Peter the Bee and Friends from Worcestershire: Insect friendly native wildflowers

Pottertons Nursery from Lincolnshire: Alpines, Dwarf Bulbs and Woodland Plants. RHS Gold medallists including Chelsea Gold

Roseland House from Cornwall: Climbing plants. National Collections of Clematis Viticella cultivars and Lapageria rosea Cultivars

SpecialPerennials from Cheshire: Perennials all grown in our bee and butterfly friendly garden

The Gobbett Nursery from Worcestershire: Shrubs, perennials inc Iris, Cornus, Syringa RHS Medallists

Details:
Hodnet Hall Gardens
Hodnet
Market Drayton
Shropshire TF9 3NN

Website: www.hodnethallgardens.org

Hodnet Hall is in the village of Hodnet, near Market Drayton, 12 miles north-east of Shrewsbury. Approaching on the A5 road from North Wales, the A53 (Shrewsbury-Market Drayton) road and the A442 (Whitchurch-Wellington) roads, leaving the M6 at exits 12 and 15 or the M54 at exit 3.

Articles by and about Hodnet Hall Gardens:

Not Standing Still at Hodnet Hall (from our 2018 newsletter)

Keeping Us Even and Regular at Hodnet Hall (from our 2015 newsletter)

Preparing for the Future at Hodnet Hall (from our 2014 newsletter)