2018 - 2019 Plant Fairs

Come rain or shine we'll be there! Fairs are open for the advertised times (last entry 30mins before close)

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September 2018

Sun 23 Abbeywood Gardens 10am-5pm

2019 (provisional)

March 2019

Sun 10 National Memorial Arboretum 10am-4pm

Sat 16 Carsington Water 10am-4pm

Sun 17 Alderford Lake 10am-4pm

Sun 24 Ness Botanic Gardens 10am-4pm

Sat 30 Patchings Art Centre 10am-4pm NEW VENUE

Sun 31 Middleton Hall 10am-4pm

April 2019

Sat 6 Hoghton Tower 10am-4pm

Sun 7 Bramall Hall 11am-4pm

Sat 13 Sandwell Valley Park Farm 10am-4pm

Sun 14 Consall Gardens 10am-5pm

Good Fri 19 Whittington Castle 10am-4pm

Saturday 20 Bodenham Arboretum 10am-4pm

Sun/Mon 21 & 22 Dorothy Clive Garden 10am-5pm

TBC Battlefield 1403 9:30am-4pm

TBC Sugnall Walled Garden 10am-4pm

Sun 28 Cholmondeley Castle Gardens 10am-5pm

May 2019

Sat 4 Donington Le Heath 1620's House 10am-4pm

Sun/Mon 5 & 6 Weston Park 10am-5pm

Sat 11 National Memorial Arboretum 10am-4pm

Sun 12 Adlington Hall 10am-4pm

Sat 18 British Ironwork Centre 10am-4pm

Sun 19 Abbeywood Gardens 10am-5pm

Sun 26 Pottertons Alpine Garden 9am-5pm

Mon 27 Carsington Water 10am-4pm

June 2019

Sat/Sun 1 & 2 Hodnet Hall 10am-5pm

Sat 8 Bosworth Battlefield 10am-4pm

Sun 9 Norton Priory 10am-4pm

Sat 22 Arley Arboretum 10am-4pm

Sun 23 Sugnall Walled Garden 10am-4pm

Pop-up event Henbury Hall 10am-5pm

Sun 30 Cholmondeley Castle Gardens 10am-5pm NEW DATE

July 2019

Sun 21 Middleton Hall 10am-4pm

Sat 27 National Memorial Arboretum 10am-4pm

Sun 28 British Ironwork Centre 10am-4pm

August 2019

Sun 4 Donington Le Heath 1620's House 10am-4pm

Sat 10 Carsington Water 10am-4pm

Sun 11 Southwell Minster Gardens 11am-4pm

Sun/Mon 25/26 Dorothy Clive Garden 10am-5pm

Sat 31 Bodenham Arboretum 10am-4pm

September 2019

Sun 1 Ness Botanic Gardens 10am-4pm

Sun 8 Weston Park 10am-4pm

Sugnall Walled Garden

Saturday 28th April 2018

Sunday 24th June 2018

Times: 10am - 4pm

Fair and walled garden £1.00

Free parking

In 2018 we are back for two great plant fairs at this lovely, friendly venue

The 2 acre Walled Kitchen Garden at Sugnall Hall near Eccleshall Staffs dates from 1738 and has been restored as a working kitchen garden producing fruit and vegetables to serve in the tearoom and for homemade jams and chutneys on sale at the garden.

The network of paths and tracks, starting from the lane outside the walled garden, takes walkers right to the heart of our rural idyll. There are several kissing gates to extend our network and provide a number of circular walks of different lengths past the pools and, in April through the bluebells. Ask at the walled kitchen garden for maps.

Featured on the BBC series Great British Garden Revival

See a short video of the walled garden on YouTube by clicking here (opens in a new window)

Click here for a photo album of previous fairs at this lovely venue

Entry to fair and garden only £1.00. Free parking

Visitors can explore the walled garden.

For our April event visitors will also be able to roam the bluebell woods.

Event poster to print and share with groups, clubs or display locally. Thanks for your help in sharing this event. Click the image to open full size poster

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Nurseries attending 28 April 2018:

Bridge Farm Plants from Derbyshire specialising in interesting and unusual perennials

Conquest Plants Nursery from Cheshire specialising in coloured foliage

Jurassicplants Nurseries from Denbighshire specialising in unusual seed-raised trees, shrubs and climbers

Lyneal Mill Nursery from Shropshire specialising in Agastache, Digitalis, Epimedium, Eryngium, Erysimum, Scabious, Verbascum and simple flowered Dahlias

Mynd Hardy Plants from Shropshire specialising in penstemon and hemerocallis

Mucklestone Nurseries from Shropshire with plants for local conditions.

North Staffs Hostas from Staffordshire specialising in Hostas, ferns; hemerocallis, carex grasses and ivy

Orchard Furniture from Gloucestershire with a great range of teak garden furniture

Packhorse Farm Nursery from Derbyshire specialising in Acers and other ornamental trees and shrubs. RHS Gold medallist

Piecemeal Plants from Leicestershire specialising in herbaceous perennials

Plantazia Lincoln from Lincolnshire specialising in perennials and primulas

Pottertons Nursery from Lincolnshire specialising in alpines, dwarf bulbs and woodland plants. RHS Gold medallists including Chelsea Gold.

SpecialPerennials from Cheshire specialising in summer and late flowering perennials.

The Cottage Herbery from Worcestershire specialising in organic herbs. RHS Gold medallists

The Gobbett from Worcestershire specialising in Syringa (Lilac), flowering dogwoods and beardless Iris

Tissington Nursery from Derbyshire specialising in perennials. RHS medallists.

Nurseries attending 24 June 2018:

Alluring Plants from Shropshire specialising in plants for bees & butterflies

Bridge Farm Plants from Derbyshire specialising in interesting and unusual perennials

Cooper and Jones from Shropshire specialising in handmade metal plant supports

Cooper's Nurseries from Nottinghamshire specialising in perennials, planted tubs and baskets

Hall Farm Nursery from Shropshire specialising in perennials and alpines. RHS Gold medallists including Chelsea Gold.

Mucklestone Nurseries from Shropshire with plants for local conditions.

North Staffs Hostas from Staffordshire specialising in Hostas, ferns; hemerocallis, carex grasses and ivy

Packhorse Farm Nursery from Derbyshire specialising in Acers and other ornamental trees and shrubs. RHS Gold medallist

Plantazia Lincoln from Lincolnshire specialising in perennials and primulas

SpecialPerennials from Cheshire specialising in summer and late flowering perennials.

The Cottage Herbery from Worcestershire specialising in organic herbs. RHS Gold medallists

Tissington Nursery from Derbyshire specialising in perennials. RHS medallists.

Details:
Sugnall Estate Office
Sugnall
Stafford
ST21 6NF

The Walled Garden is on the B5026, Eccleshall to Loggerheads road, 2 miles from Eccleshall

Website: www.sugnallwalledgarden.co.uk

Directions (information supplied by Sugnall Walled Gaerden):

By Car

From the North:

From junction 15 on the M6 take the A519 for Eccleshall. Once in Eccleshall turn into High Street (B5026), which is signed to Loggerheads. After 2.5 miles turn left at the crossroads for the Walled Kitchen Garden and Business Centre. For the hall turn right at the crossroads; the entrance is a private drive on the left.

From the South:

From junction 14 on the M6 take the A5013 Eccleshall Road, which takes you through Great Bridgford and into the town. Once in Eccleshall turn along High Street (B5026), which is signed to Loggerheads. After 2.5 miles turn left at the crossroads for the Walled Kitchen Garden and Business Centre. For the hall turn right at the crossroads; the entrance is a private drive on the left.

From the West and East:

Take the A53 to Loggerheads. At Loggerheads take the B5026 to Eccleshall. At the Sugnall crossroads turn left for the main house, which is accessed via a private drive on the left. For the Walled Kitchen Garden and Business Centre turn right at the crossroads.

By Train
There is an hourly service to Stafford from London Euston (80 minutes). There are also good connections from Crewe, Liverpool, Birmingham and Wolverhampton.