Gardens To Visit This Summer - The Directory Group

Gardens to visit this Summer!

What better way to spend a summers day than by exploring some of the stunning gardens Hampshire has to offer? The sight of the colourful plants creates a calming scenery, and can inspire you to make the most of your own garden.If you are looking for a family friendly day out, we have put together a list of breath-taking gardens to visit this summer!

Wheatley House

This stunning garden is situated on a rural hilltop with amazing views over the South Downs and Alice Holt Forest. The mixed borders and shrubs are bursting with spectacular colours all season but particularly in late summer. Home-made refreshments will be on offer in aid of Binsted Church. 
Admission – Adults £5, Children Free.
Wheatley House, Wheatley Lane, Bordon, Hampshire GU35 9PA.

Opening times:
17th August 1.30pm – 5.30pm
18th August 1.30pm – 5.30pm

Bramdean House

This beautiful 5 acre garden is best known for its mirror image herbaceous borders, along with its beautiful 1 acre walled garden featuring prize winning vegetables, fruit and flowers. Other features include a wildflower meadow and the nations tallest sunflower. Homemade refreshments will be on offer. Bramdean House, Bramdean, Alresford, SO24 0JU.

Opening times:
11th August 2pm – 4pm
8th September 2pm – 4pm

The Thatched Cottage

A spectacular 1 ½ acre garden, hidden behind a charming thatched cottage (not open to the public), where the borders burst with colourful garden plants, fruit trees and raised vegetable beds. With its luscious pond, you will also find wildlife exploring the surroundings. Admission – Adults £8, Children Free. The Thatched Cottage, Church Road, Upper Farringdon, Alton, Hampshire GU34 3EG.

Opening times:
18th August 2pm – 5pm
1st September 2pm – 5pm

The Homestead

This quiet, peaceful 1 ¼ acre garden on Hayling Island is surrounded by working farm land, with views of Butser Hill and Chichester Harbour. Full of trees, vegetables, herbs and colourful herbaceous borders, you can enjoy the relaxing atmosphere by simply sitting by the calming pond or by taking a woddland walk. Northeny Road, Hayling Island, Hampshire, PO11 0NF.

Opening times:
11th August 2pm – 5.30pm
30th September 2pm – 5.30pm

The Directory Group covers the following areas within Hampshire and West Sussex: Petersfield, Clanfield, Hayling Island, Cowplain, Waterlooville, Denmead, Purbrook, Widley, Farlington, Cosham, Drayton, Havant, Rowlands Castle, Emsworth, Southbourne, Westbourne, Bosham, Portsmouth, Alton, Alresford, Bentley, Four Marks and Meon Valley