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Plant Hunters Fairs 2019

The National Memorial Arboretum Croxall Road. Alrewas, Staffordshire, DE13 7AR Sunday 10th March 2019 10am – 4pm FREE ENTRY to plant Fair & Arboretum (charge to park) We will be holding our first fair of the 2019 season here. Entry to the plant fair is free and features many highly respected specialist nurseries with a great range of perennials, shrubs, trees, rare species and old heritage varieties. Simply something for every plant lover. The National Memorial Arboretum is a special place of memorial and inspiration with so much to offer visitors: secluded gardens to explore, a nature reserve and a lovely restaurant. The arboretum and fair are free to enter. There are 150 acres of wooded parkland where visitors can both enjoy and learn about the trees and their surroundings and reflect upon their special symbolism. Many of the memorials are placed in peaceful gardens. Although still a ‘young’ arboretum, in excess of 50,000 trees on the site are rapidly growing into a unique living tribute. Enjoy a hearty, freshly-prepared breakfast, mouth-watering lunch or rest mid-afternoon with a refreshing ‘cuppa’ and a slice of homemade cake in the two eateries, the Restaurant and Coffee Shop, where the food and drink served are freshly prepared. Carsington Water Big Lane, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 1ST Saturday 16th March 2019 10am – 4pm FREE ENTRY to Plant Fair & Country Park (charge to park). With FREE ENTRY to this plant fair the event offers the opportunity to pop along and visit many specialist nurseries to get your gardening season off to a great start. Carsington Water is a superb location rich in wildlife, scenery and activities for people of all ages. There are 8 miles of paved walks from short strolls to long serious walks. The reservoir was always conceived as a natural-looking haven for wildlife and exciting space for water-based activities co-existing in harmony. The restaurant serves a wide range of lunches and refreshments and has windows and a terrace that give panoramic views of the water and park. Alderford Lake Tilstock Rd, Whitchurch, Shropshire SY13 3JQ Sunday 17th March 2019 10am -4pm FREE ENTRY to Plant Fair. Free Parking. Entry to this popular plant fair at Alderford Lake is completely free, so pop along and visit many specialist nurseries at no charge to get your gardening season off to a great start. The plant fair boasts a brilliant line-up of nurseries. The nursery folk will be more than happy to give you the benefit of their experience of planting and caring for the plants you buy so you can get the best from them. You can choose to take the lakeside walks (50p charge). Delicious breakfasts, lunches and afternoon teas are available from the lakeside café. There is ample free parking. Sugnall Walled Garden Sugnall, Eccleshall, Stafford, ST21 6NF Saturday 23rd March 2019 10am – 4pm Entry to Garden and Plant Fair £1.00 Free Parking. Please note: our spring fair at Sugnall Walled Garden for 2019 is at the earlier date of […]