Okewood, Broomfield Park, Westcott, Dorking
A garden designed in 1910 with brick and ironstone walls
The house was built on the croquet lawn of what was a Victorian mansion. The garden was designed by Cheal & Son in 1910 with brick and ironstone walls, balustrades and stairs up from the Grotto from which one watched the croquet! Azaleas and rhododendrons add the colour, with a collection of hostas, a crinodendron and clematis among others. A small vegetable garden and original Gazebo at the top.
Sunday 14 May 2-5pm
Admission £3, children free
Sheena and Patrick Salmon
Plants for sale, toilet facilities, disabled access
Wheelchair access to the ground level
How to find the garden
Okewood, 8 Broomfield Park, Westcott, Dorking, Surrey RH4 3QQ
From Dorking, take the A25 for 2 miles to Westcott, (village sign). Turn left, opposite the Prince of Wales Pub on right, into Broomfield Park, go up the hill and bear right at the top (signed Broomfield Park leading to Pointers Hill). Okewood is the second bungalow on the left. Park on one side of the road only.
From Guildford, take the A25 through Gomshall and Abinger to Westcott (village sign). Pass the green and shops on the left and turn right opposite the Prince of Wales (yellow salt bin on corner of Broomfield Park turning). Continue as above.