Somerset Wildlife Trust

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Somerset's Wildlife Gardens are open again this year!


Come along to see some of the incredible gardens of the county, all owned by wonderful gardeners and wildlife enthusiasts who have opened them for you to enjoy. Better still, all proceeds go towards our work. 
Tea and cake is available to buy too - please see below for more details and we look forward to seeing you there! NO BOOKING REQUIRED. 

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Sherborne Spring Flower Garden - Sunday 25th February 11am - 3pm

Stunning display of hellebores and an abundance of spring flowers will be found at this wonderful garden. There are many places to sit and enjoy the peace and beauty of the nature found here.



Hillcrest WildHillcrest resizedflower Meadow - Friday 13th April 11am - 4pm

The wildlife rich meadow and stunning garden will be full of spring flowers….a perfect spot to revive after the long winter. This is the first time Charlotte and Charles have opened in the Spring.



BarcondaleGarden 1 smallBracondale Garden - Friday 18th May 11am - 4pm 

Bracondale is a fabulous example of a garden that we can all try to create. There is a small meadow and pond attracting all kinds of wildlife. A calm space to sit and ponder.




Untitled design (4)Hillcrest meadows and garden -Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th May 2pm - 5pm 

A chance to see these stunning gardens again, and view the beautiful meadow created and looked after by Charlotte and Charles. It is an essential wildlife haven that attracts and protects the local species that in turn gives so much joy to everyone that visits!



Henley Hill farm Henley-Wednesday 6 June 11am - 4pm 

Come along to the inspiring Henley Hill Farm to see Wildflower and Grass rich meadows and pastures with incredible views. The meadow has been studied by experts from Somerset Wildlife Trust who could not believe just how  many species of flora and fauna they found. 



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Model Farm shows how much nature can create a sanctuary within a decade. Dave and Roz have made a beautiful garden bursting with wildlife, a joy to spend time in.




Millers Pond and Garden Untitled design (5)-Saturday 30 June 11am - 4pm

Witness an incredible wildlife pond and garden with walks along the River Frome. Caroline, owner of this wildlife jewel, was complemented on what she had created by a top Garden designer when she opened for Somerset Wildlife Trust last year! Why not see for yourself and combine your visit with a visit to Nunney castle.



Badbury weeding HelenToonBadbury Flower Farm  - Sunday 22 July 12pm - 3pm 

Visit this wonderful flower farm with posies to be made. Helen is a flower farmer! Using her beautiful blooms , she creates bouquets and arrangements for all occasions. Come and see how she has done this and create  your own  posy to take home.



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An inspiring, peaceful wildlife garden full of bumblebees, butterflies and bird song. After your visit, treat yourself to a beautiful Elworthy Cottage garden plant from the nursery