Saturday 25th June & Sunday 26th June 2016.

 

The Show will be open from 10am - 5pm each day

Entry Fee - Adults £9 Children under 15 Free. No other concessions.

 

TICKETS ON SALE NOW - GO TO See Tickets

 

 

The main feature will be the beautiful Gardens of Abbots Ripton Hall, said to be one of the finest private Gardens in East Anglia

 

Show Gardens

We have 4 show gardens which will all be judged to 'Chelsea standards'.

Plant Finders Fair - We expect to have lots of Specialist Nurseries offering their plants for sale .

 

Main Marquee

Gardening talks by various speakers inlucing Steve Brookes, BBC Gardening Presenter and Author will present 'The Greatest Gardening Tips in the World'.

 

 

'Unusual Container Garden for SCHOOLS/YOUTHS - kindly sponsored by Central England Co-operative. This event is open to individual children, schools, Cubs and Brownies and similar youth groups. See seperate Page.

 

Container Gardens

Open to Garden Clubs and Individuals..

 

LOCAL FOOD FAYRE

 We have over 15 local Producers of Food & Drinks will have their products on sale.

 

SILENT AUCTION

Very kindly sponsored Huntingdon Audi & VW.  This is being run by Dreamdrops Childrens Charity & Ormiston Families  - we have just started the collection of items for this auction - if you have anything that you think might be suitable please make contact; we expect some excellent items available for sale, and all will be offered on the basis that they will be sold without reserve at 4pm on Sunday Sunday 27th June. Possible lots include "Visit to the Gallops at Newmarket", "Breakfast at a racing Stable", a day's shooting, Sporting Tickets, Tea at House of Commons, Flights etc. Please HELP US by Donating a Lot for this Auction . If you can offer a Prize lot this would be much appreciated.

 

VINTAGE & CLASSIC CARS & VINTAGE CYLISTS.

We are accepting entries now. E Mail: nigel@garden-shows.com for details.

 

60 + TRADE STANDS.

Over 30 Stands have already booked their stalls for 2016.

 

HOT & COLD FOOD

Will be available all day . Details will be added later but may include..

Grill - English Hog Roast - Traditional English Sausages - The Deli - French Crepes - Tea & Coffee - Pimms & Beer Bar

 

SAFFREY CHAMPNEES TEA GARDEN

Afternoon Teas will be provided in the Tea Garden from 11.30am -

5.0 pm by Huntingdon & Peterborough Federation of Womens Institute. Tea supplied by 'Yorkshire Tea', and coffee from M&S. THERE IS A CHARGE of £3.50 PER PERSON for Tea & Cake.

 

DISABLED ACCESS

is possible but is limited in some areas. There are Bridges to reach parts of the Garden. There is quite a long distance from the Car & Coach Parks to the Gardens and Trade Stand Area.

 

BRASS BANDS

We are pleased to welcome again a number of Bands to play in the gardens throughout the weekend. - See Programme

 

 

SUNDAY SERVICE - PRAISE IN THE GARDEN

10.30 Sunday 26th June - In the ROSE CIRCLE. 

We again plan an informal interdominational service in the Rose Garden to be led by Bishop John , with Littleport Band & local Choirs. We hope to make this a truly spirtual start to our Sunday in the Gardens. Those attending the service will need to pay normal entrance to the show but as the whole show is in aid of local Charities we will not be taking a collection during this service.

 

NO DOGS, except Guide Dogs.

PICNICS - Only allowed in the PICNIC AREA Car Parks Area.

TICKETS

 

For advance tickets you may also order by post at just £7 Adults/Children U15 Free

 

Mail cheque payable to 'Abbots Ripton Hall Garden Show' with Stamped Address Envelope to:

 

Bentley Manor

Little Bentley

Colchester

Essex

CO7 8SE

 

Groups of more than 20 Tickets just £6 each must be ordered direct with our Office in advance only. For more information please go to GROUP VISITS