Adlestrop Gardens Open Day - 10th June 2018 to 10th June 2018
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Adlestrop Gardens Open Day
Every June, the gentle folk of Adlestrop open their wonderful gardens for the day. Ploughmans lunches and teas are available at the Village Hall and a fun dog show is held at Richard Phillips' racing yard.
Adlestrop is a quintessential Cotswold village - impossibly pretty without being overly manicured, set in the glorious Evenlode Valley.
As Edward Thomas said:
Yes. I remember Adlestrop—
The name, because one afternoon
Of heat the express-train drew up there
Unwontedly. It was late June.
The steam hissed. Someone cleared his throat.
No one left and no one came
On the bare platform. What I saw
Was Adlestrop—only the name
And willows, willow-herb, and grass,
And meadowsweet, and haycocks dry,
No whit less still and lonely fair
Than the high cloudlets in the sky.
And for that minute a blackbird sang
Close by, and round him, mistier,
Farther and farther, all the birds
Of Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire.
Address and Contact Details for Adlestrop Gardens Open Day
Address Adlestrop Gardens Open Day Adlestrop
Gloucestershire GL56 0UN