Nottinghamshire Hospice

Adding Life to Days

Burton Joyce Open Gardens

Residents in the picturesque riverside village of Burton Joyce will open their gardens on Sunday 7th July to raise money for the hospice.



07 Jul 2019

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Burton Joyce


£5 (under 16s free)


Available from the Burton Joyce Nottinghamshire Hospice shop in advance or on the day. If you purchase an advance ticket you will need to take your receipt to the hospice shop to collect your map and wristband.


**Click here to view the Burton Joyce Open Gardens Map**


Residents of the picturesque riverside village of Burton Joyce are opening their gardens on Sunday 7th July to raise money for the hospice.

Across 14 glorious gardens, you’ll see woodland walks and winding streams, beautiful topiary and trees, a spectacular display of colour from wildflowers to dahlias and tiger flowers, and ponds teeming with wildlife.

On the day, you can also enjoy:

  • Family treasure hunt
  • Tea, cake and other refreshments along the route
  • A range of stalls outside the hospice shop – including plants from Brookfields Garden Centre
  • Beautiful riverside walks and great pubs

A free mini-bus service will also operate across the village, stops will be marked on the guide map.

Tickets  are £5 (U16s free) available in advance or on the day from the Burton Joyce Nottinghamshire Hospice shop (45 Main Street).

Event kindly sponsored by Brookfields Garden Centre


If I’ve purchased a ticket in advance, how do I collect my wristband?

Please bring your receipt of purchase along to the Nottinghamshire Hospice shop to exchange for a wristband and free guide map.

Where are the gardens located?

The locations of all 14 gardens will be available in your free guide map, which you will receive alongside your wristband purchase

What time are final wristband sales?

Wristband sales will end at 4pm.

Where is parking available?

Limited car parking is available at the Cross Keys and on the left-hand side only of The Wheatsheaf Inn. We ask visitors to park responsibly on roadsides and to not double park. Absolutely no parking allowed on Bridle Rd.

Where are the shuttle bus stops?

The free shuttle bus runs in a clockwise route, starting outside the Hospice shop, then to Cragmoor Rd, The Honeypot Nursery and Glen Rd. This will operate on a first-come, first-served basis in a continuous loop. There are 11 seats and 1-2 wheelchair spaces available.

Where are the public toilet facilities?

Cross Keys and The Wheatsheaf Inn. There’s also a toilet available for public use at Dumbleside, 17 Bridle Rd.

Where are refreshments available for purchase?

29 Main St and 11 Bridle Rd

What refreshments are on sale?

Tea, coffee, homemade cake and scones, biscuits and prosecco

What additional stalls are there?

Outside the Nottinghamshire Hospice shop, there’s a raffle (£1 per strip), tombola (£1 for 3 goes), a free prize draw to win £50 Brookfields Garden centre vouchers and also a plant stall from Brookfields.

Is there any extra entertainment anywhere?

There will be live music from Sarah Bright Professional Vocalist at 11 Bridle Rd, where refreshments are also available

How does the children’s treasure hunt work? 

The children’s treasure hunt is free. Children will be given a question sheet, where they must find the creature (printed on an A4 laminate) in each garden to answer all the questions. Once all 14 are answered, they will receive a small cuddly toy! A fantastic way to keep your children occupied! J

Is the Nottinghamshire Hospice shop itself open on the day?

Yes, from 12 – 5pm.

Is there disabled access at all the gardens?

4 Main St, 61 Lambley Ln and 16 Glen Rd are not wheelchair accessible. Many other gardens will only be partially accessible to those with limited mobility.

Are pushchairs welcome at all the gardens?

Yes, just be mindful of uneven ground, gravel, steps and other hazards.

Are dogs welcome in the gardens?

Responsible dog owners are welcome in most gardens, but must be kept on a lead. Dogs are not allowed however at 7 Crow Park Dr and 29 Main St.

Who should I contact in the first instance, for any first aid queries?

Call Arthur on 07812096016, for emergencies dial 999

Additional Info

17, 11 Bridle Rd and 94 Lambley Ln also link together via foot bridges and stepping stones over a stream. Please take extra care here. Refreshments are being served from 11 Bridle Rd and there’s a public toilet available for use at 17 Bridle Rd.