11.00am – 5.00pm charity entrance fee 4.00 pounds (accompanied children free). Teas and refreshments with homemade cakes will be available.
Island Hall is also featured as one of just 50 ‘Treasures’ from the schemes gardens to be showcased in The Gardens of England.
The book is a celebration of more than eighty years of Garden visiting through the National Gardens Scheme. “This selection of the best gardens, represent of all styles, both public and private that participate in the scheme.”
Island Hall, which celebrates 20 years of opening under the scheme, is the home of Christopher and Lady Linda Vane Percy, Christopher, a past president of the British Institute of Interior design, and Regional Chairman of The Historic Houses Association, started to plan and lay out the gardens at Island Hall in the early 80’s, having reclaimed is his ancestral home in 1983
ALL MONEY RAISED goes straight to NGS charities:
Since its foundation, the National Gardens Scheme has donated over £42.5 million to nominated beneficiaries, of which nearly £23 million has been donated within the last ten years. Their continuing support means that for most of their beneficiaries we are the largest cumulative donor in their histories.
Please see the National Garden Scheme Website for details.
Macmillan provides practical, medical and financial support and pushes for better cancer care.
Marie Curie nurses provide care to terminally ill patients in their own homes or in Marie Curie hospices, while offering vital support to their families.
Help the Hospices is the UK’s leading charity for hospice care, supporting over 200 hospices.
Carers Trust works to support carers who are caring for family and friends.
The Queen’s Nursing Institute campaigns for the best possible nursing care for patients in their own homes and communities.
Perennial gives help and advice to those who work or have worked in horticulture and their spouses/partners when they face adversity or need.
Parkinson’s UK is the research and support charity for anyone affected by the condition.