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Open Gardens Sunday 8 August

8th August 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


2 gardens in Pooley Bridge open for the National Gardens Scheme – an amazing charity which gave over £2.5m to health charities in 2000 despite the Covid pandemic.

Beulah – Beech hedged country garden with ha-ha giving stunning views towards Ullswater and the fells. Mixed perennial borders; formal box edged parterre with flowers, herbs, fruits and vegetables. Small rose garden. Orchard and shrubbery. Interesting shrubs and trees. Varied garden sculptures.

Local Sculptor Jimmy Reynolds ( will be showing some of his works from 1 – 3. pm

Mains House – New garden built over the last five years by the owners, with herbaceous borders, terraced lawn, new trees and meadow with views to the fells. Cut flower garden, curved beds, sloping lawns and gravel and cut grass paths to explore.

Home made teas.


8th August 2021
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Miles MacInnes.


Beulah & Mains House
Pooley Bridge
Penrith, CA10 2NG United Kingdom
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