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Virtual Open Gardens

This year, due to current circumstances, Charlbury has opted to host a Virtual Open Gardens event via our new website. People sent us videos of their beautiful gardens, as well as some great photos. We were also lucky enough to have professional photographer, Edmund Blok, photograph several of the gardens for you to enjoy in full bloom. Click on the pictures on this page to take your tour.

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Charlbury Open Gardens raises funds to support the Corner House and the War Memorial Hall. During lockdown they have been unable to raise any income and need your support more than ever. Please give generously.

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Lesley's garden

Lesley’s garden is wedge-shaped, approximately 18’ at its widest near the house, tapering to a point at 100’. Anchored by evergreens – fastigiate yew, rhamnus, box – late flowering clematis add colour and height...

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Harriet & Ben's garden

Harriet & Ben completed the refurbishment of their 1960s bungalow in 2018, and the garden has been landscaped to include a gravel garden and raised beds...

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Eileen & Peter's garden

The garden has changed and been much developed over the 38 years we have been here. We aim to have structure, colour and interest in all areas throughout the year...

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Ann & Tony's garden

Ann & Tony first went to Sissinghurst over 40 years ago, and continue to be inspired by Vita Sackville-West's designs and planting schemes...

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Susan & Geoffrey's garden

Over twenty years ago, Susan & Geoffrey inherited what was originally a south facing Edwardian garden on three different levels that give the garden different areas of interest...

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Liz & Geoff's garden

Liz & Geoff's garden was completely overgrown and largely inaccessible when they bought the site in 2008. It is located in the middle of the old Saxon Town and has a milder climate than gardens nearer the river or above Market Street...

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Di's garden

We fell in love with the house the moment we saw it. Stepping through the gate in the wall to a magical hidden garden...

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Jan & Jim's allotment

We have had an allotment on the Enstone Road (Pest House site!) for over 30 years, but have been on our current plot for 28 years, rain and shine..

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Talbot Cottage Garden

Since they arrived in Charlbury in 1982, Charlotte and Mossman have let Mother Nature tell them how to manage their garden...

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Hugh and Catherine's Garden

Williams Land is an old burgage plot which has been gardened for centuries...

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Angela & Jon's Garden

A garden packed with other people’s treasures...

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Geneviève's garden

A sloping garden tucked away beside a Lee Place wall, it has a sunny bank at the front and tall trees courtesy of Lee Place at the back......

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Mary's garden

We moved to Charlbury just over two years ago, and the only plants in our new garden were bamboo and yuccas...

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John's allotment

John Moore's allotment at Oxpens