Local Open Gardens


Every year local gardens allow visitors to enjoy their beauty, either independently or as part of the National Gardens Scheme during Open Gardens weekends

20 & 21 May, 2 – 6pm
Sheen Open Gardens
20 local gardens across Sheen, from courtyards to large leafy gardens backing onto Richmond Park. £10 for one day, £15 for both. Tickets from the Barnes Green Centre, or from Waitrose or Christchurch in East Sheen on the day, or fishhelp.org.uk

21 May, 1 – 5pm
Ham Open Gardens
10 diverse gardens, ranging from picture-perfect cottage gardens to grand and ornate designer landscape (pictured, right).  £10 combined entry.hamandpetersham.com

21 May,11am – 5pm
Richmond Hill Gardens
14 beautiful gardens all centred around Richmond Hill – from the formal to the relaxed (pictured, near left).
£10 combined entry. richmondhillopengardens.org

28 May, 2-5pm, 4 June, 6 – 8pm
Kew Green Gardens, Kew Green
Beautiful gardens at 65, 67, 69, 71 & 73 Kew Green. The gardens show a range of profusely planted borders, formal gardens, terraces and lawns, with wild areas. Entry £6-£8, wine

3 June, 6 – 8pm
The Raworth Garden – 7 St George’s Road, St Margarets
A truly beautiful garden, created over more than 30 years. Bog garden, waterfall and conservatory with rare plants (pictured, top). £6 entry, inc wine.  raworthgarden.com

11 June, 3 – 6pm
26, 34, 59, 60, 61 Marksbury Ave, Kew
Five beautiful gardens open to the public on one road.  One features many native New Zealand plants, another includes separate areas not visible from the house.  £7 combined entry, wine

23 July, 11am – 4pm
Petersham House
Petersham House garden (adjacent to Petersham Nurseries) is the private garden of the nurseries’ owners.  You can also look around the nursery garden. £4 entry

 Pippa Duncan


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