Plantsman’s cottage style Open Garden for Trust

Event details:
• Full title of event: Open Garden – Boswiddle Farm
• Date and time of event: Sunday 9th June 2.00pm to 5.00pm
• Where to meet: Boswiddle Farm, Ladock, TR2 4NU.
• Cost of event: adults £5 under 16s free

The garden at Boswiddle Farm in Ladock, is a splendid plantsman’s garden and it opens in aid of Cornwall Wildlife Trust on Sunday 9th June from 2.00pm to 5.00pm as part of their Open Gardens scheme.

Entry is £5 for adults with under 16s free. Cream teas and beverages will be provided by Roddas, Berrymans and Cornish Coffee, and as with all gardens opening for the Trust this year, there will be a plant stall.

The garden has been developed in a cottage style with several garden rooms, each containing an interesting and varied selection of trees, shrubs, and perennials. There is a sunny terrace to the front of the cottage ideal for viewing this garden which has limited disabled access. Refreshments will be available in the sheltered courtyard.

blue, purple and pink hydrangeas flower from one shrub in a beautiful display of colour

A circular walk from the garden takes in meadows, woodland and streamside, and there is a kitchen garden and orchard with resident ducks. Dogs on leads are allowed.

Isabella Hawkes, Community Fundraising Officer at Cornwall Wildlife Trust says,

“Boswiddle Farm has a charming cottage style garden which we just know you are going to love, and at the same time you will be helping the work of the Trust in conserving the wildlife of the county”.

Colourful path at Boswiddle Open garden

Other gardens opening for the Trust this year are: June 23rd Lethytep, Penadlake, Lanreath; July 7th Cornish Cutting Garden, Lower Releath; July 14th Arundell, West Pentire; July 28th Millpool, Cardinham, Bodmin; August 4th Trenarth, High Cross, Constantine; September 1st South Bosent, Dobwalls, Liskeard.

More details and directions to Boswiddle can be found at