Teas will be available at the three Tea & Coffee Shops in Alresford - Tiffens (West Street), Courtyard Tea Room (Broad Street Arcade) and Caracoli (Broad Street) will be open for refreshments also.
Bramdean House, Bramdean, Hampshire
Traditional 6-acre garden on chalk, famous for mirror-image herbaceous borders. Carpets of bulbs, especially snowdrops, in the spring. Very many unusual plants incl collection of old-fashioned sweet peas. 1-acre kitchen garden featuring prizewinning vegetables, fruit and flowers
Open: Sunday 15 September (2-5) Bramdean House Garden Picture Gallery
12 acres; C20 shrub garden designed by Ralph Dutton. Strong architectural elements using yew and box topiary; spectacular views. Bold effects using simple plants, restrained and dramatic bedding. Orchard with spring wild flowers and bulbs within formal box hedges; magnolia and philadelphus walks. Dell garden made from chalk pit. Shrub rose border dating from 1950s. Walled garden now restored
Open: Saturday 14 September (10-6)
Farleigh House, nr Basingstoke, Hampshire
Contemporary garden of great tranquillity designed by Georgia Langton, surrounded by wonderful views. 3-acre walled garden in three sections: ornamental potager, formal rose garden and wild rose garden. Greenhouse full of exotics, serpentine yew walk, contemplative pond garden and lake with planting for wildlife. Approx 10 acres and 1 hour to walk around
Open: Sunday 15 September, (2-5)
Weir House, Abbotstone Road, Old Alresford, Hampshire
Spectacular riverside garden. Contemporary vegetable and cut-flower garden incorporating many different crops, surprising uses for scaffolding and painters' ladders and sculptures by Mark Merer. Children can use the playground at their own risk. Newly designed pool garden.
Open: Sunday 15 September (2-5).
Dipley Mill Dipley Road, Hartley Wintney, Hook, Hampshire, RG27 8JP
A romantic adventure awaits as you wander by the meandering streams surrounding this Domesday Book listed mill! Explore many magical areas, such as the Rust garden, the pill-box grotto or the ornamental courtyard. Or just escape into wild meadows. 'One of the most beautiful gardens in Hampshire' according to Alan Titchmarsh in his TV programme 'Love Your Garden'
Open: Sunday 22 September (1-5) Visitors also welcome by appt Apr to Sept