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Hidden Valley Gardens raises over £1000 for charity

Monday 22nd August 2011

Dahlias at Hidden Valley Gardens open dayA successful opening under the National Garden Scheme has been held at Hidden Valley Gardens, near Tywardreath. Over £1,000 was raised for such charities as Macmillan Nurses, Marie Curie, Cross Roads Care and Help the Hospices. Visitors came from near and far, including Australia , South Africa and the Far East. Thanks to all who came.

The colourful borders/beds and cream teas/homemade cakes were enjoyed in the reasonably pleasant weather. Children were entertained with a Children’s Quiz/Treasure Hunt with prizes for all ages. One Japanese visitor took over a hundred photos of the colourful Asters, Crocosmia, Agapanthus and Dahlias and, in accordance with Japanese tradition, had a family photo taken in front of the Tea Hut.

The garden remains open until mid-October except Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Pick-your-own Autumn raspberries are now available.

For more information about Hidden Valley Gardens visit