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Open gardens event for the Dame Vera Lynn Trust SUS-140618-093841001

Open gardens event for the Dame Vera Lynn Trust SUS-140618-093841001

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Come and visit our open garden at Rapkyns Old Stables in Broadbridge Heath this Saturday(June 21) from 2pm-4pm. Entry is free with parking and refreshments available.

Rapkyns Old Stables forms part of the farm buildings of the Rapkyns Estate which was established as a country retreat in the 19th century by the Knight family of Knights Castille soap fame.

The garden incorporates a rockery, water feature, wildlife pond and vegetable patch with stunning 180 degree views, from the terrace, over open countryside towards the South Downs.

The full address is: Rapkyns Old Stables, Guildford Road, Broadbridge Heath RH12 3PQ. Parking arrangements will be clearly marked and detailed directions are provided on our website www.dvltrust.org.uk

Our final open garden, will be held on Sunday July 6 from 2pm at 10 Queen Elizabeth Road, Rudgwick, West Sussex RH12 3HP, home of Regional Fundraiser, Rosie Wyer.

Cream tea, strawberries and Wimbledon’s Men’s Finals on TV all free! Donations welcome.

Southwater Horticultural Society are also supporting our open garden events and donating 50% of the proceeds to the Dame Vera Lynn Trust for Children with Cerebral Palsy.

Gardens will be opened on June 29, July 20 and august 10. Please refer to our website for further details.

For more information contact Nikki on 01403 780444, email nikki.cannon@dvltrust.org.uk or visit our website www.dvltrust.org.uk

Report and picture contributed by the Dame Vera Lynn Trust.