WELWYN FESTIVAL 2022
25th June to 3rd July


See our events pages for further details.

Open Gardens

 

 

We will be running this popular event again this year, from Saturday 25th June to Sunday 3rd July, full details below. 

 

 

 

 

If you would like to take part and open your garden during Festival week, we would love to include you.
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This Years Gardens:

 

Welwyn Festival Open Gardens - Sat 25th June to Sun 3rd July 2022

 

Date

Where

Description

Sat 25th June

 

 4-7 pm

 

New garden ...

 

The Cottage, Ayot Green,

AL6 9AB

A walled garden rescued from being a wilderness 20 years ago.  The garden is a mix of herbs and shrubs with a beautiful display of roses

 

Refreshments available

Sun 26th

 

2 – 5 pm

 

Digswell Horticultural Society -  Open Garden Village Trail  – a collection of 5 local Digswell Gardens open for the Welwyn Festival

 

Purchase your ticket at the first house £5 adults (children under 12 free) – ticket includes a “passport” to all 5 Digswell Gardens

 

Start the Open Garden trail  at  77 Warren Way, AL6 0DL. -

A family garden with access to surrounding woodland.  Medium sized multi-purpose garden with an eclectic mix of planting- perennial borders and mixed shrubs.

 

 

 

 

Refreshments available

Tues 28th

 

5 -7 pm

 

Gothic House, Mill  Lane, AL6 9LW

 

This garden is something old, something new with a bit of a jungle

 

Refreshments available

Wed 29th 

 

6-8 pm

 

 5.30–8 pm

 

 

 Little Manor Cottage, 4 School Lane, AL6 9DZ.

 

 

 

15 Heathbrow Road, Oaklands,

AL6 0QG

 Eccentric! An ever-changing space with roses, perennials and much more.

Refreshments available

 

 

A medium sized mature garden with many beds sporting cottage garden favourites along with tropical borders (including bananas and tetrapanax) and a fernery.  The greenhouses contain carnivorous plants and vegetables. 

Refreshments available

Thurs  30th

 

4-8 pm

 

 

 

 

The Fernery, Danesbury, AL6 9RD

 

 

 

Parking is available at the top end of North Ride, AL6 9RD or nearby on the Danesbury Estate.

 

Danesbury Fernery, built in 1860, has been recovered by volunteers who continue to work hard to restore the garden as a community asset.  Further planting has recently taken place and entertainment will once again be provided by the Welwyn Harmony Choir.

 

Refreshments available

Fri 1st  July

 

6 – 8 pm

 

1 Bowmans Close, AL6 9QE

 

Look out for the front garden with a twist on your way in and, in the back, a colourful patio and places to ponder over a glass of wine.

Refreshments available

 

Daily entrance to gardens in and around Welwyn Village is £2 per adult (children under 12 free}

 

Entrance to visit all five Digswell Gardens on Sunday 26th will be £5.00 per adult (children under 12 free)

 

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