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2021 Plant Fairs

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Sat 15 May Bodenham Arboretum, Worcs Buy Tickets

Sun 16 May Norton Priory, Cheshire Buy Tickets

Fri - Sat 21 - 22 May Dorothy Clive Garden, Staffs Buy Tickets

Sun 23 May 1620s House Donington Le Heath, Leics Buy Tickets

Sun 6 June Capesthorne Hall, Cheshire CHANGE OF VENUE Buy Tickets

Sat - Sun 12 - 13 June Hodnet Hall, Shrops UPDATE: Tickets Coming Soon

Sat 26 June Thoresby Park, Notts Free entry

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Sun 18 July Cholmondeley Castle, Cheshire Tickets coming soon

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Sat 21 August Middleton Hall, Warks Tickets coming soon

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

Sat 4 September Bodenham Arboretum, Worcs Tickets TBC

Sun 5 September Ness Botanic Gardens, Wirral Ticket tbc

Sun 12 September Weston Park, Shrops Tickets coming soon

Past events

Sat 17 April Arley Hall & Gardens, Cheshire

Sun 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

Sun 9 May Adlington Hall, Cheshire

Sugnall Walled Garden

Near Eccleshall, Staffordshire ST21 6NF

Sunday 18th April 2021

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Times: 9am - 4pm

Free parking

Dogs on leads welcome in the fair and garden

In 2021 we are back for our early plant fair at this lovely, friendly venue for our 11th year.

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. Ask at the walled kitchen garden for a free map.

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)

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: Specialist growers of variegated and coloured foliage, hardy plants

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.

John Cullen Gardens from Lincolnshire: Plants for the pollinators, scented plants and edible plants. National Collection of Achillea millefolium. RHS Chelsea medallists

Jurassicplants Nurseries from Denbighshire: Starter plants of rare woody edibles and other hard to find trees and shrubs

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

Plantazia Lincoln from Lincolnshire: herbaceous perennials and primulas

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

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

The Cottage Herbery from Worcestershire: Herbs, Unusual Edibles, Aromatics & Scented Foliage Plants. RHS Gold medallists

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

Details:
Sugnall Walled Garden
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.

 

We always get some early visitors!

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