The Manor of Dean Petworth. Garden open for the National Garden Scheme.

The Manor of Dean Petworth. Garden open for the National Garden Scheme.

The Manor of Dean is a traditional English garden of approximately 3 acres with extensive views of the South Downs. Herbaceous borders, early spring bulbs, bluebell woodland walk, walled kitchen garden with fruit, vegetables and cutting flowers. NB under long term programme of restoration, some parts of the garden may be affected.

Opening dates – Sun 19 Feb (2-4); Sun 5 Mar (2-5); Tue 21 Mar (10.30-12.30); Sun 23 Apr (2-5); Tue 16 May (10.30-12.30).

Visits also by arrangement 1 Feb to 29 Sept for groups of 20+. Dates exclude school holidays.

Admission £5, children free. Home-made teas.

The National Garden Scheme. The scheme gives visitors unique access to over 3,500 exceptional private gardens in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands, and raises impressive amounts of money for nursing and health charities through admissions, teas and cake. Thanks to the generosity of garden owners, volunteers and visitors the National Garden Scheme have donated over £67 million to nursing and health charities since they were founded in 1927. In 2022, they donated £3.11 million. Beneficiaries include Marie Curie, Macmillan Cancer Support, Parkinson’s UK, Carers Trust and The Queen’s Nursing Institute.

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