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Chipping Campden Open Gardens

15th & 16th June 2024

Chipping Campden Open Gardens weekend is a fabulous event, that usually takes place on the 3rd weekend in June, where you get to walk the historic and beautiful streets of Chipping Campden, admiring private gardens which are open to the public and some of their herbaceous borders.

During the weekend, visitors get to admire a collection of local gardens in and around the town.

Some of the formal gardens, characterized by geometric designs and manicured hedges, showcase the town’s historic grandeur.  The cottage gardens, bursting with vibrant blooms and meandering pathways, capture the rustic and picturesque charm of Chipping Campden.

Today, the gardens of Chipping Campden remain a cherished part of the town’s heritage, attracting visitors from near and far to enjoy their timeless beauty and historical significance.

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Chipping Campden is a popular tourist destination in the North Cotswolds, known for its picturesque high street lined with traditional limestone cottages and historic buildings. Visitors can explore the town’s quaint shops, cafes, and galleries, or take in the stunning views of the surrounding countryside.

In the past, the Landmark Trust has opened up the grounds of the Old Campden House ruins, in Church Street, at the same time.  We hope that this may be the case again in the future.

Also in town, the Ernest Wilson Memorial Garden in the heart of Chipping Campden is a walled garden and a beautiful garden space with wonderful views of some of the plants he brought back from the Far East.

It is a wonderful opportunity for the town to display its wide range of Chipping Campden gardens, although the actual number may vary daily. Open over 2 days, you can visit for one day or take in all the gardens over the weekend.

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In addition to the gorgeous gardens, plant sales may be available at some locations. You can purchase plants you may have seen growing.

Teas will be served each day between 2pm and 5.30pm usually at the Lower Town hall.

Chipping Campden Open Gardens Tickets

chipping campden open gardensTickets for the weekend will be available from The Information Centre in the Old Police Station (opposite the Market Hall) on the High Street or at any Open Garden. Prices will be advised as soon as the details become available. Regrettably, Dogs are not permitted. Please email for more information.

Garden Entry by ticket only, please do not enter a garden that does not have a ”Garden Open Today” poster on display.

In supporting the Chipping Campden Open Gardens, the money will be split equally between our local charities: – These will be notified in due course.

Chipping Campden Parking is available. Pay and display parking at Chipping Campden School and in the Town Square, further parking can be found in Back Ends.

Public toilets are available in Sheep Street and behind the Information Centre in the Old Police Station opposite the Market Hall.

For garden enthusiasts and garden lovers, a visit to Kiftsgate Court Gardens, Batsford Arboretum, or Hidcote Manor Garden is a must.

Whether you’re interested in history, or architecture, or simply seeking a peaceful escape, Chipping Campden has something to offer for everyone. So come and explore this delightful town and experience Chipping Campden Open Gardens weekend and explore the beauty and history of the Cotswolds at the same time.

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