Minterne House in the Cerne Valley is the stunning backdrop for this year’s Summer Fair to be held on Sunday 1st August. With one of the best shrub gardens in England and 100-year old Rhododendrons & Azaleas at their peak splendor, this promises to be a popular day out for all the family and your dogs.
As seen on BBC Gardeners’ World and voted One of the Ten Prettiest Gardens in England by The Times, there are wonderful walks in 27 acres of woodland garden through towering rhododendrons in full bloom collected since the 1840s.
Head Gardener, Mark Bobin will be on hand during the day for all those Horticultural skill-testing questions!
Punch & Judy Show, BUG-FEST, Craft stands, Plant Stalls, R.N.L.I. Souvenirs, Food, Cakes & Cream Teas will be some of the attractions on offer; alongside demonstrations from the Longbow Champion.
This year Kate Adie, CBE, DL, English Journalist & Chief News Correspondent for BBC News (retired) will be judging the Family Dog Show.
The Spring Fair is bein hosted in aid of the village church and the R.N.L.I, again this year. The day starts at 11.00am and ends at 4.30pm. Entrance is £5 for adults and free for children.