Durrance Manor in Shipley opening 29th August for the National Garden Scheme.
The 2acre garden at Durrance Manor, surrounds a medieval hall house (not open) and enjoys uninterrupted views over a ha-ha of the South Downs and Chanctonbury Ring. Features include a Japanese inspired garden, a large pond, a wildflower meadow and orchard, colourful borders and a vegetable garden. There is also a Monet style bridge over a pond with water lilies.
This garden is open in aid of the National Garden Scheme. The NGS have donated over £63 million to nursing and health charities and made an annual donation of over £3 million in 2021. Their core beneficiaries include Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie, Hospice UK and The Queen’s Nursing Institute.
For more information on the work of the NGS, the above garden or other gardens opening in West Sussex go to the National Garden Scheme website https://ngs.org.uk
Pre-book your tickets in advance on the National Garden Scheme Website https://ngs.org.uk
or you can just turn up and pay on the day.
Home-made teas. Refreshments in aid of St Mary’s Church, Shipley.
Admission Adult £6.00: Children free
Opening Monday 29th August 12am – 6pm
This garden opens By Arrangement from May 2022 to Sep 2022 for groups of between 1 and 99. Please contact the garden owner to discuss your requirements and arrange a date for a group or bespoke visit.
Photo Judi Lion