The National Garden Scheme: Open Garden: Cookscroft Earnley: Evening opening: Cheese and wine

Saturday, 6 July 2024

16:00 - 20:00
Cookscroft, Earnley, Chichester, PO20 7JG

Visit the delightful garden at Cookscroft Earnley and help support National Garden Scheme Charities.

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A garden for all seasons which delights the visitor. Started in 1988, it features cottage, woodland and Japanese style gardens, water features and borders of perennials with a particular emphasis on southern hemisphere plants. Unusual plants for the plantsman to enjoy, many grown from seed. The differing styles of the garden flow together making it easy to wander anywhere.
Wheelchair access over grass, bark paths and unfenced ponds.
Cookscroft Bookers Lane, Earnley, Chichester PO20 7JG opens for the National Garden Scheme Sat 6th July 4pm - 8pm. Admission £5, children free. Book online at or pay on the day. Wine & cheese (July).
Refreshments in aid of St Wilfrid's Hospice.
Visits also by arrangement 2nd Jan to 31st Dec for groups of up to 30. Please contact the garden owners, Mr and Mrs Williams to discuss your requirements and arrange a date for a group or bespoke visit.
01243 513671
The National Garden Scheme gives visitors unique access to over 3,500 exceptional private gardens in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands, and raises impressive amounts of money for some of the UK's best-loved nursing and health charities through admissions, teas and cake.
Thanks to the generosity of garden owners, volunteers and visitors we have donated more than £70 million to our beneficiary charities, and in 2023 made donations of over £3.4 million. Founded in 1927 to support district nurses, we are now the most significant charitable funder of nursing in the UK and our beneficiaries include Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie, Hospice UK and The Queen’s Nursing Institute.
The National Garden Scheme doesn’t just open beautiful gardens for charity – we are passionate about the physical and mental health benefits of gardens too. We fund projects which promote gardens and gardening as therapy, and in 2017, we launched our annual Gardens and Health Week to raise awareness of the topic. Our funding also supports the training of gardeners and offers respite to horticultural workers who have fallen on difficult times.
To learn more about the National Garden Scheme, discover your perfect garden or find out how to open your own garden, visit, download the National Garden Scheme app or purchase the National Garden Scheme’s Garden Visitor’s Handbook, which is published annually and available via and at all good book retailers.
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Bookers Lane
Earnley, Chichester
PO20 7JG

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