Visit a Sidmouth garden for charity this Bank Holiday weekend

The garden at Fairpark. Picture: Lynette Talbot

The garden at Fairpark. Picture: Lynette Talbot - Credit: Archant

The owners of three private gardens in Sidmouth will open them up to the public in aid of Hospice UK over the coming August Bank Holiday weekend, under the annual National Gardens Scheme.

Byes Reach at 26 Coulsdon Road, Fairpark in Knowle Drive and Rowan Bank at 44 Woolbrook Park will be open for half-hour visits between 1pm and 5.30pm on Saturday, August 29, Sunday, August 30 and Monday, August 31. Visits must be booked online.

Lynette Talbot of Fairpark, who also chairs Sidmouth In Bloom, said: “The gardens offer entirely different but wonderful experiences within their own quarter acres.”

Each time slot can accommodate six to eight visitors, but no more, to enable social distancing.

There is wheelchair access at Byes Reach but not at the other two gardens. Byes Reach will also be offering Devon cream teas for sale.


You may also want to watch:


Entry is £2.50 per adult, with no charge for children.

For more information, and to book a visiting slot, visit the National Gardens Scheme website

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus