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Great Big Green Week Festival: Medicinal Plants Garden Tour

Discover the medicinal uses of plants throughout history in this fascinating free guided tour of the garden. This event is part of Scotney's Great Big Green Week Festival.

  • Booking essential
  • Free event (admission applies)

Healing with plants is as old as humankind itself. This free guided tour of Scotney's garden focuses on medicinal plants and how they have been used as medicines and cures over the ages. Perfect whether you want to create your own apothecary garden or just know where to turn to draw on nature's first aid kit.

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Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895 Book your car parking as well as your place on the tour in order to guarantee entry.

Meeting point

Meet at the Garden noticeboard on the garden side of Visitor Entrance.

What to bring and wear

Comfortable shoes for walking are recommended.

Accessibility

Steep inclines in the garden. Hard-surface paths suitable for wheelchairs and powered mobility vehicles. No WCs in garden.

Other

As this tour will include the walled garden where only assistance dogs are permitted we strongly advise not bringing your dog on this occasion.

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