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Gardening Event, Sun 2 Aug 2020


Plant fair

Plant fair


Manor Road,
Donington Le Heath,
LE67 2FW


Plant Hunters' Fairs returns to Donington le Heath 1620s House and Garden on Sunday 2nd August for their eagerly awaited Summer plant fair. It’s the time of year when gardeners want to top up the colour in their beds, borders and patio containers and you can be sure of finding some exciting plants with something available for every garden and plant lover.

There will be a fabulous line-up of 20 top specialist nurseries & artisans coming along from as far afield as Cheshire, Shropshire, Gloucestershire and Berwickshire to make this a very special day out for all garden lovers. So, whether it’s alpines, trees, shrubs, bee-friendly perennials, plants for shade, herbs, variegated or foliage plants you are sure to find something to fill those gaps and create a blooming brilliant garden.

Entry to the plant fair and garden is just £1.00 with the entrance fee going directly for the benefit of the house and garden. The Old Barn Tea Room will be open and serving refreshments. Entry to the Manor House is optional at normal rates. The plant fair runs from 10am-4pm on Sunday 2nd August. You can find out more details about all the nurseries attending by visiting www.planthuntersfairs.co.uk

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Dates Times
Sun 2 Aug 2020 10:00 to 16:00


Gardens and Plant Fair only £1.00 10am-4pm for the benefit of the Manor House and Garden.
The Old Barn Tea Room will be open and serving home baked cakes and light lunches. (Entry to the house is optional, separate charge).

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Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format


  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system


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Map reference: SK 420126  Lat: 52.71026 Long: -1.37893

Situated in the village of Donington le Heath just outside Hugglescote near to Coalville.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport