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SNOWDROPS AT COTSWOLD FARM – 2018
Open for Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust –
Saturday, 17th February and Sunday 18th February 11:00 – 3:00
Entrance £ 5.00 Adult Children FREE
Soup Lunches, Tea, Coffee and Cake

Also Open All Mondays in February 2018 – 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th

Cotswold Farm has a fascinating, family friendly Cotswold garden, overlooking a quiet valley on descending levels with Terrace designed by Norman Jewson. The snowdrop collection was begun in the 1930’s and further developed by Ruth Birchall in 1996, now boasting 62 varieties. There are many named snowdrops in the borders and swathes of naturalised snowdrops in the woods and along the woodland paths. A winter step garden with scents and textures leads down to the bog garden. Hellebores, cornus, aconites, cyclamen, crocus and sarcococca abound.

Arts and Crafts garden in lovely position overlooking quiet valley on descending levels with terrace designed by Norman Jewson in 1930s. Snowdrops named and naturalised, aconites in Feb. Winter garden. Bog garden best in May, White border overflowing with texture and scent. Shrubs, trees, shrub roses. Allotments in old walled garden, 8 native orchids, hundreds of wild flowers and Roman snails

Cotswold garden in stunning position overlooking quiet valley on descending levels. Terrace designed by Norman Jewson in 1930’s; Named Snowdrops throughout and naturalised in woods, and Aconites in February; Winter Garden; Bog Garden best in May; White border overflowing with flowers, textures and scent; Shrub garden with trees and shrub roses; Walled Kitchen garden, now allotments, displays superb vegetables and flowers; Croquet and toys for children on big lawn; 8 native orchids through the seasons, 100’s of wild flowers and Roman Snails in nearby fields. A varied day out for families and specialists. Picnics welcome. Featured in Country Life, Gardens Illustrated and Cotswold Essence.