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Open Gardens And Bar-B-Q

Open Gardens and Bar-B-Q Sunday 11th August 2002

Gifford's Hall

The Wickhambrook Restoration Fund is having an Open Gardens and Bar-B-Q event. There are four gardens open with various events happening at each venue.
Gifford's Hall was built by a Higham about 1480 and much restored and enlarged early in the c20. The SE part is the original house. The room above the hall has a splendid ceiling with moulded beams, and a fireplace with fleuron decoration. The adjoining smaller room has another such ceiling.
Enjoy afternoon tea in these delightful surrounds.

Gifford's Hall - Afternoon Tea 2.00 - 5.00pm
A selection of desserts will be available at the Manor House for you to enjoy in the excellent grounds of this splendid house The Manor House
Pudding 1.30 - 2.30pm - The Manor House
Rolfe's Farm Start the whole experience with a glass of Pimms at Rolfe's Farm which has also affords you views of the reason for this event, All Saints' Church
Rolfe's Farm - Pimms 12.00 - 1.00pm
Following your Pimms cross the road to Doctor's Barn to enjoy a sumptuous Bar-B-Q and wine or beverage of your choice. Doctor's Barn
Bar-B-Q 12.30 - 2.00pm - Doctor's Barn
Open gardens itinerary
Time Event Location
12.00 - 1.00pm Pimms Rolfe's Farm
12.30 - 2.00pm Bar-B-Q Doctor's Barn
1.30 - 2.30pm Pudding Manor House
2.00 - 5.00pm Afternoon Tea Gifford's Hall

Tickets And Further Information

Tickets are £15 (Concessions £12 - over 65 and 11-16 ) under 10s are free. There are special prices for families. There is adequate parking at all the gardens. The ticket price includes:-

  • Admission to all four gardens
  • Pimms
  • Bar-B-Q, with one glass of wine or equivalent beverage
  • Pudding
  • Afternoon Tea

Gardens Only tickets are £3 and entitle you to viewing of the gardens between 2 - 5pm. Afternoon tea will be available at Gifford's Hall where there will also be a treasure hunt. Gardens Only tickets can be obtained on the day from any of the four venues.

Local Map Of Venues

Local Map Of Venues

Last Modified Saturday 09 June 2012