Fenny Compton garden opens its gates to the public

The Granary, Fenny Compton NNL-160823-102556001
The Granary, Fenny Compton NNL-160823-102556001

The Granary, located on the banks of the Oxford canal near Fenny Compton, will be opening its gates to the public over the bank holiday weekend.

The gardens will be open on Sunday August 28 and Monday August 29 between 11am and 4.30pm in conjunction with the National Gardens Scheme who raise money for nursing and caring charities.

The Granary, Fenny Compton NNL-160823-102225001

The Granary, Fenny Compton NNL-160823-102225001

The grounds have been carefully landscaped over a number of years to provide distinct areas that are home to an wealth of divergent plant and animal life.

Visitors will find 106 native British trees planted in the copse, which acts as a wind break for the adjoining orchard.

Covering three acres the paddock has had areas left to grow as nature intended for the past 18 years and is home to a number of wild plants including roses and hawthorns .

The Granary also features a beautifully planted garden, a fruit cage, a vegetable patch and summerhouse sheltered from the sun.

The Granary, Fenny Compton NNL-160823-102431001

The Granary, Fenny Compton NNL-160823-102431001

On sale will be an array of plants, vegetables and home-produced jams and pickles in addition to home made cakes baked by Granary owner Lucy Davies.

Admission is £4 and children can enter for free. Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead.

For more information visit www.the-granary.co.uk.