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Plan your visit

Everything you need to know to make the most of your time at the event - from parking to information on attractions, and where to enjoy an afternoon tea. We can't wait to welcome you!

Find us

Millennium Green

Headley Rd

Grayshott

GU26 6LY

Your starting point will be our Box Office on the Millenium Green, where you will collect your entry wristband, which is needs to be worn visibly for entry into all the gardens and attractions, and your garden guide (while stocks last)

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Opening Times

Opening Times

Gardens  / Attractions Opening Hours: 

12pm to 6pm

Sunday 28th May / Monday 29th May

Last entry 5pm

Box Office Opening Hours:

11:30am - 5pm Last entry 5pm both days

Sunday 28th May / Monday 29th May

Last entry 5pm

Exceptions:

Both Days:

The Fire Station and the School are open 12 pm - 4pm (this includes the School car park)

Open Sunday Only:

Kate Turner, expert speaker 

The licenced bar at the Cricket Club (venue 29)

Open Monday Only:

7 (Huntington House Lodge),

26 (88 Halters End),

37 (Donec Mews),

42 (75 Kingswood Firs),

43 (32 Kingswood Firs)

44 (Holly Corner, 22 Tudor Close)

Parking

Parking

We recommend that you use the public car parks in the village, where possible, or park on the roads and walk to the gardens and attractions. There are a few 2 hr limited waiting bays (these are not in force on Sunday but are on the bank holiday Monday). 

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Headley Road (41 spaces)

GU26 6LY

 

Crossways Road (51 spaces)

GU26 6HS

Glen Road (20 spaces)

GU26 6NF

Grayshott Village Hall

Headley Rd, GU26 6TZ

 

Grayhott CoE School

School Rd, GU26 6LR

Please note: Closes 4pm each day

 

Grayshott Pottery

School Rd, GU26 6LR

Note: Huntington House Lodge (number 7) should be visited by car as it is some distance, but it is a large garden worth visiting. There is parking available.

Refreshments

Refreshments Venues

Tea and home-made cakes are being served from 1pm – 5pm at:

  • Goldeneye Forge (5)

  • Huntington House Lodge (7) (on Monday)

  • Surrey Oaks Wealth & Financial Planning (10)

  • St Luke’s Church (18)

  • St Annes (39)

  • Lynton (41)

 

There are sandwiches and a licenced bar at Grayshott Social Club Hill Road, GU26 6LH

 

Light lunches are available at Grayshott Pottery School Rd, GU26 6LR

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Plant Sales

Plant Sales

Plants are for sale at these venues (while stocks last):  

  • 8 (1 Forestdale)

  • 15 (Stoney Bottom Allotments)

  • 25 (Tamberley)

  • 30 (Squirrels Drey)

  • 39 (St Annes)

  • 42 (75 Kingswood Firs),

  • 43 (32 Kingswood Firs)

 

Remember to bring bags and something to transport your plants in case you're a distance from the car! 

Attractions

We are delighted to be offering these attractions, all of which are included in the ticket price:

  • Allotments at Stoney Bottom (15) and Beech (28) (at the back of the recreation ground) where allotmenteers will show the variety of flowers, fruit and vegetables that can be grown in various allotment sizes;

  • Expert Talks – Kate Turner (17, Sunday only); be inspired to get the gardening bug!;

  • Grayshott Cricket Club (29) – where visitors can watch a game of cricket and have a drink from the bar (on Sunday);

  • Grayshott Heritage (33) – an outdoor display of our local history. Free booklets will also be available on informative boundary walks (funded by Hidden Gardens of Grayshott, Grayshott Heritage and Hampshire County Council);

  • Grayshott Pottery (23) – a working pottery; visitors can see the potters’ creations come to life and browse in the shop;

  • Grayshott Social Club (14) – serving sandwiches and bar snacks; and you can catch up on the day’s live sports in the function room;

  • Phil Bates in Woody Hyde (24) will open his garden and display his eye catching paintings;

  • Rose Glen Studio (13) have a go at weaving, see demonstrations and a display of quilts by local craftspeople;

  • St Luke’s Church (18) – hosting an exhibition of flower arrangements entitled ‘God’s Garden’. A guide to the Church and grounds is available; the church has world-renowned stained glass windows;

  • St. Joseph’s Church (38) – a Grade 2 listed building; has the war graves of 95 Canadian WW1 soldiers.

Attractions children will love

These venues are offering activities that children will enjoy, many of which are specifically aimed to keeping youngsters entertained:​

  • Beekeeper Brad in St Annes (40) who will help you find the Queen Bee in his display;

  • Fire Station (9) open between 12.00-4.00pm – watch our firefighters at work;

  • Goldeneye Forge (5) - where visitors can get the chance to experience a craftsman creating swords;

  • Grayshott School (22) - open between 12.00-4.00pm; running a plant station for younger green fingers, as well displaying art installations and pupils’ artwork;

  • PK PreSchool (20) – the sensory garden encourages early years children to explore all their senses, learn about wildlife, including mini beasts, butterflies and bees, as well as growing and looking after plants;

  • Scouts, Cubs and Beavers (21) will be inviting children to join in their garden games – think Jenga, chess, skittles or draughts etc.

Fun for Children
Attractions
Competitions
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Competitions

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Find the acorns hidden by Sirrel the Squirrel and win a mystery prize!

 

A children’s competition which encourages children to be budding explorers by finding an acorn sign (there's one in every garden), and getting a sticker for their entry form. When they have 6 different stickers, they can collect their prize from our sponsor, Surrey Oaks Wealth and Financial Planning 

Children's Competition

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The entry form is on page 5 of the garden guide and additional copies will be available at the box office.

 

You can also download an entry form to print in advance

Photography Competition

Photography Competition! #hiddengardensphotocomp

 

Two Categories: Up to 16 years old and Adults

Take a photo during the event which captures a snapshot of the day or your most memorable moment.

 

Perhaps a close up of a flower with a bee buzzing around, a beautiful border, spectacular views, a sleeping dog, your tasty tea and cake - or anything else that you feel captures the event.

Judging:

The competition will be judged by WPR, one of our sponsors. The winners will have their photograph professionally framed. They and the runners-up will feature in the Herald newspaper.

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To Enter:

Post your pictures on our Facebook page, or on your Instagram feed with the tag  #hiddengardensphotocomp

Venue Map

We've created 4 trails, each with their own special features, in case you don't have time to explore all the gardens and attractions 

These are all available in your guide, but if you would like to have a copy on your phone, you can download them via the buttons above.

Trail Maps
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Toilet Facilities

Public toilets are located next door to the Box Office in the Peter Leete Car Park

These venues / gardens have toilet facilities:

  • The Fox and Pelican

  • 7 Huntington House Lodge (Monday only)

  • 13 Rose Glen

  • 19 (7 Vicarage Gardens)

  • 20 PK Pre school(1 Forestdale)

  • 21 Scouts, Cubs, Beavers at the Jubilee Hut

  • 29 Grayshott Cricket Club

  • 39 St Annes

  • 41 Lynton

Toilet Facilites
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