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Northumberland gardens open to support St Oswald’s Hospice

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Whalton Manor gardens Northumberland

Whalton Manor gardens Northumberland will be open to the public June 1 and 2.

St Oswald’s Hospice have launched a brand new fundraising event, St Oswald’s Open Gardens, which enables you to view amazing gardens across Northumberland during the weekend of 1st and 2nd June.

Visitors can access the hidden gems in the area, discover the secrets and meet the people behind the county’s best gardens whilst supporting the Hospice.

Whalton Manor Gardens, Meldon Park house and gardens, Chipchase Castle grounds, Chillingham Castle gardens, Kirkley Hall gardens and Mindrum garden will all be open for viewing as part of the Open Gardens weekend.

Danielle Neighbour, Fundraiser at St Oswald’s, said: “We’re thrilled that these fantastic venues have offered to open up their gardens for a weekend to support St Oswald’s.  There will be special events including a special look inside MeldonPark house and a tour of the gardens at Kirkey Hall.

“The OpenGardens weekend is a lovely way to see some of the most beautiful spots in the region while supporting the Hospice.”

For more information and to buy tickets please contact Danielle Neighbour on 0191 246 9123 or email

Tickets are £10 and a family ticket (two adults and up to three children) is £20.

St Oswald’s Hospice provides specialist care for North East adults, young people and children with life limiting conditions.  Annual running costs are now £9.5 million, of which over £6.5 million must be raised through voluntary giving. No charge is made for the services provided ensuring hospice care is available to all.

For more information about St Oswald’s please call 0191 285 0063 or visit:

Open gardens in Northumberland to support St Oswald's Hospitce
Starts: 06/01/2013
Ends: 06/02/2013

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