Date/Time
Date(s) - 12/09/2019
1:30 pm - 5:45 pm


Location
Coniston


Category(ies)
House & Garden


Crake Valley Garden Tours

image of flowers in the Crake Valley at Coniston for a Lake District tour event

Join local artist, film-maker and gardener Karen Guthrie on a guided tour of the Crake Valley’s celebrated and hidden horticultural gems.
 
Transported by minibus, you will meet and learn about what and who grows well in our special Valley, stopping at various locations from Coniston to Penny Bridge.
 
The tour will finish at Lawson Park (Grizedale Arts’ headquarters) where Karen is Head Gardener. Closing with tea and home-baking in the spectacular setting of Lawson Park’s new panoramic Ruskin Window overlooking Coniston Water.
 
Venue: tour starts at the entrance to the Ruskin Museum, behind the Coniston Institute, Yewdale Road, Coniston, LA21 8DU
 
More details: conistoninstitute.uk/event/crake-valley-garden-tours
 
Cost: £15.00 per person (includes minibus transport and refreshments), £8.00 per person for Local Residents*
 
Online booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
 
Local resident discount tickets: All residents of Coniston, Torver and the Crake Valley can access discounted £8.00 tickets by sending their address and postcode details to – emma@grizedale.org – or calling 07930651889.
 
Please Note: we recommend that you bring wet weather outer-wear and sturdy footwear. Please also advise of any special dietary requirements when making your booking.
 

  
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