Saturday 25 & Sunday 26th
12.00 noon -5.00pm
Introduction to Wirksworth
This fascinating and ancient town has a wide variety of intriguing courtyards and gardens that are often hidden from view but offer glimpses of delight as you wander around the streets and pathways.
This weekend will be our seventh year, and follows the great successes of Open Garden's every year since 2009. It gives a unique opportunity for visitors to look behind the walls and enjoy our private spaces where every size and type of garden and courtyard space is to be found in the town.
Visitors follow a trail around 20 gardens in the town centre of Wirksworth, with delicious home made cakes and teas en route. Wirksworth is situated three miles from Matlock, 9 miles from Ashbourne and 15 miles from Derby (see 'Getting Around').
Once again we are delighted to have one garden with it's fantastic minature railway.
On Sunday afternoon there will be the special guest appearance of the Wirksworth The Community Orchestra, performing a selection of light summer classics, in the Rectory Garden, served up with Afternoon Tea. An exciting first for the Open Garden's.