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Garden Open Days - Barbara Barlow's Cottage Garden

Type:Outdoor Display

The Ridges, Weavers Brow, Cont. of Cowling Road, Limbrick, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6 9EB

Tel: 01257 279981

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Garden Open Days - Barbara Barlow's Cottage Garden

The story of Barbara’s garden starts in the 1970s when she used to help her mother with their garden centre in the back garden. The more she learned about plants the more her interest grew. By the time her children had grown and flown she was hooked.

See the garden in all its glory on selected open days throughout spring and summer.

Private group visits by appointment

Cream teas and home made cakes are available in the sheltered Orchard Tea Garden on the open days June, July and August.

Even if you don’t want to walk around the gardens, you can go into the Orchard Tea Garden to enjoy the refreshments without having to pay an entrance charge.

Bird song, classical music and a beautiful garden setting – what better way to enjoy your afternoon tea?

SAMPLE MENU
Home Made Soup with Roll & Butter
Home Made Quiche with salad and chutney
Savoury Scone with Lancashire cheese & chutney
Home made cakes, e.g.: Carrot Cake, Sticky malt Loaf, Fresh Cream Chocolate Sponge, Lemon & Blueberry Loaf with Greek yoghurt & lemon curd, Chocolate Brownie slice
Scone, Jam & Cream
Scone & Butter
Pot of Tea
Fresh Coffee Cafetiere

Opening Times

Bank Holiday Sundays & Mondays (excluding Easter) (1 May 2019 - 31 Aug 2019)
DayTimes
June & July (1 June 2019 - 31 July 2019)
DayTimes
Wednesday - Thursday11:00 - 17:00
August (1 Aug 2019 - 31 Aug 2019)
DayTimes
Wednesday - Thursday11:00 - 17:00

* Bank Holidays - 11:00 - 17:00

Directions

Road Directions

2 miles south east of Chorley. Jct 27 M6 or jct 8 M61 approaching Chorley on A6, follow signs for town centre, then signs for Cowling & Rivington. From A6 south turn right at 1st roundabout, right at Morrisons Supermarket. Up Brooke Street, take Cowling Brow, approx 0.25m garden on right-hand side.

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