Ashton under Hill Open Gardens
Cotswold gardens nestling at the foot of Bredon Hill
Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 June 2020
from 1.00pm to 6.00pm each day
St Barbara's Church viewed from the garden of Walnut Thatch
Picture by Steve Gledhill
The picturesque village of Ashton under Hill is situated in the south of the county of Worcestershire, England, at the eastern end of Bredon Hill and overlooking the Vale of Evesham. Bredon Hill and Ashton are in the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The northern Cotswold hills are close at hand and nearby towns include Evesham, Pershore, Broadway and Tewkesbury. Formerly part of the county of Gloucestershire, Ashton under Hill is now in the Wychavon district of Worcestershire.
Ashton under Hill is just west of the A46 between Evesham and Tewkesbury, about 5 miles south of Evesham and near to junction 9 of the M5 motorway. To find us with your Sat Nav please use the postcode WR11 7SW. More directions here or see a map here
Our theme for 2019
Ashton Open Gardens
Images by Craig Frost
A Halling Garden Machinery
Back on Track Chiropractic
Gardens by Jenny
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Deadline extended for Photographic Competition!
By popular request, the closing date for our 2019 Open Gardens Photographic Competition has been extended to Monday 15 July.
If you have some interesting images of our 2019 event why not enter them in our Photographic Competition, which has a new Junior Photographer category this year? You could win two tickets to next year's event, two complimentary cream teas and a £25 Garden Gift Voucher. The closing date is now Monday 15 July 2019 so please send your entries soon. Full details available here or if you have any questions please Contact Us. You can see the winning entries from last year's competition on the right of this page.
'Lost Words' Books for Sale
Did you enjoy the 'Lost Words' theme of Open Gardens this year? Did you intend to buy a copy of the magnificent book of beautiful poems and stunning illustrations? If you haven’t seen the book you really are missing something!
We have a number of copies left over for sale after our Open Gardens event. Just £20 a copy for this lovely book that will give you many hours of pleasure. If you're interested in bagging a copy, please Contact Us.
Another Ashton under Hill Open Gardens Weekend has now drawn to a close. We are grateful to all of our visitors and supporters, our garden owners and everyone in our community who helped make this 42nd annual event such a success. Please make a note in your diary for next year's Open Gardens which will be on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 June 2020
Our England is a garden, and such gardens are not made
By singing: "Oh, how beautiful!" and sitting in the shade (Rudyard Kipling)
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2018 Photographic Competition
The winning entry
by Amber Bankes
Runner-up: Megan Davies
Runner-up: Jacob Bennet
Highly Commended: Amber Bankes
Highly Commended: Megan Davies
Highly Commended: Becky
Highly Commended: Debbie Jones
Highly Commended: Kathy Evans