Glorious gardens can be enjoyed in Banburyshire village of Avon Dassett this weekend
Eight glorious gardens in Burton Dassett open their gates to the public on Sunday (July 4) in aid of the National Garden Scheme's cancer charities.
The owners of these private gardens will offer a warm welcome to all visitors on Sunday from 2pm - 6pm.
The pretty Hornton-stone village shelters in the lee of the Burton Dassett hills. It's old Rectory is mentioned in the Domesday Book.
The gardens open on Sunday offer a variety of styles, from kitchen gardens to cottage displays, gravel gardens and tropical themes. Each is adorned with all kinds of plants including alpines, perennials, climbers, shrubs and also a feast of roses that are at their most beautiful and fragrant.
Postcode for the village is CV37 2AE. Entry is £7; there is no charge for children. Dogs on leads are welcome. Those wanting to pre-book should visit ngs.org.uk or just pay on the day.
The day's fundraising includes plant and book sales and a tombola. There will be home-made teas at The Thatches and lunches will be available at the Yew Tree pub.
All monies raised go to support the cancer and palliative care beneficiaries of the National Gardens Scheme.