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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March 2019

Sun 10 National Memorial Arboretum 10am-4pm

Sat 16 Carsington Water 10am-4pm

Sun 17 Alderford Lake 10am-4pm

Sat 23 Sugnall Walled Garden 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

Sat 27 Battlefield 1403 9:30am-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-4pm

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

Pop-up event Henbury Hall 10am-5pm

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

July 2019

Sun 7 Sugnall Walled Garden 10am-4pm

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 18 Abbeywood Gardens 10am-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

Plant Hunters' Fairs: plant fairs that are different and special

Come rain or shine our fairs are the place to find great value, top quality, traditionally grown plants for every type of garden.

What's New for 2019:

This year we have a brand new venue in Nottinghamshire - Patchings Art Centre on Saturday 30 March for a free-to-enter plant fair at this interesting art gallery and garden. So far we have 20 great nurseries booked.

For the first time we are holding a summer plant fair on Sunday 30 June at Cholmondeley Castle Gardens (as well as our established spring fair). We are looking forward to seeing the garden at new time of year. Highlights will be the 100m long double herbaceous borders and the rose gardens.

We've moved the dates of our fairs at Abbeywood Gardens to May and August this year.

This year could be our last at Consall Hall as the venue is moving into private ownership during the summer. Don't miss the opportunity to see the gardens on Sunday 14 April

Our spring fair at Sugnall Hall is at the earlier date of Saturday 23 March.

Also don't forget the Easter is late this year so some April dates have moved around to accommodate this.

What hasn't changed is the standard of the nurseries at our events. We have brilliant line-ups for every fair. Please explore the event detail pages to find out more.

Click here for a printable 2019 plant fair calendar

Best wishes, Janet & Martin

Great locations:

Our fairs are hosted by the most beautiful and most prestigious gardens in our region and we have arranged reduced rates at most. These fairs make a wonderful day out full of inspiring ideas for you to take back with you to your own garden.

Come rain or shine! - All stalls are open for the advertised hours and our fairs are all outdoors so pack a brolly and wear suitable footwear. A lot of nurseries cannot accept cards so please bring cash or your cheque book as well.

Click here to see where our fairs are held

Great for groups:

If you organise days out for your group click here for special arrangements we can offer to make your day complete.

Great value:

Entry prices are low (or even free) so you can pop in for an hour and pick up some plants without breaking the bank.

Where an entrance fee is charged all of the entrance money you pay goes to the garden hosting the event, often Charitable Trusts, raising much needed funds to help maintain these lovely gardens into the future. We think it's important to support these lovely gardens and make sure that our events become important fund-raisers for them.

The plants are all traditionally grown and are keenly priced.

Great plants:

All our nurseries are proper growers and able to give accurate information based on their real experience: you won't find fly-by-nights and supermarket plants. You will find RHS medallists and National Collection Holders, keen plantspeople, designers and artisans. Above all, people who love plants and are passionate about what they grow.

 Click here to inspect our complete range of nurseries

You can read articles by our nurseryfolk in our newsletters.

Great choice:

Every line up of nurseries is selected and planned to ensure each stall is different with it's own unique specialty. We go for quality and diversity rather than packing in lots of look-alike stalls. Finding top-quality nurseries is not easy, we invest a lot of time and effort in selecting the best from the rest.