OPEN gardens!


The NGS yesterday announced that some gardens are now opening for visits!  Details from the NGS website.

Thornton Hall, Darlington, has announced the following open dates: Wednesdays 10th June, 17th June, 24th June, 1st, 8th and 15th  July, plus Sunday 5th July.  Tea, coffee, cakes and cold drinks available on all days other than the 10th June.  Social distancing will be observed, and for anyone with particular concerns about shielding it may be possible to book slots at 9 am and 3.30pm. The garden closes at 4 pm.  Entry £7.  More details on the website,

Wynyard Hall Gardens – gardens and farm shop opened 3rd June – takeaway tea, coffee and snacks available.   Entry pass to be bought on line before day of visit to ensure social distancing.