Shropshire charity, Community Resource, is delighted to announce the return of its popular open gardens event, which this year is expanding!  
Open Gardens Wellington, now in its third year, is back for 2024, raising money to support the charity's work helping people and communities across the County facing difficulties. 
Over the weekend of the 29th and 30th June, residents of Wellington, Little Wenlock and Rushton will get together to open their beautiful private back gardens in aid of the charity. 
This year’s line-up features 14 gardens, the kitchen garden at the Wellington Orbit, the secret garden at Wellington Train Station and new for 2024, Oakwood ShireLiving and Wrockwardine Allotment Society.  The National Trust’s Sunnycroft, is also giving exclusive access to Open Garden ticket holders for the weekend. 
Tea, Coffee and Cake will be available to buy at several locations and The Orbit, along with local business O.L.S Stone are offering a 10% discount for anyone with an event wristband over the weekend. 
The event is organised by Community Resource in partnership with Love Wellington and is sponsored by Greenthumb. 
Entry wristbands can be purchased via the Eventbrite page - 
Residents in Shifnal will be given the chance to showcase their spectacular gardens, as the charity will be hosting a new open gardens event in the town on the following weekend – Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July 2024 in partnership with Love Shifnal, which is sponsored by CD Financial Ltd. 
With eight gardens across Shifnal to explore, plus the Millennium Sensory Garden and an exhibition of historical gardens in Shifnal at the Fire Station Exhibition Centre and Meeting Room (Shrewsbury Road), kindly displayed by the Shifnal History Group it’s shaping up to be a fantastic weekend!  
Local business the Plough Inn, who are also opening their garden over the weekend are offering a 10% discount on food for anyone with an event wristband during the event.
Sally Themans of Love Wellington and Love Shifnal said: “Open Gardens is fast becoming a must-see event on the Wellington events calendar, and we’re delighted to be working with Community Resource to bring this fantastic event to the residents of Shifnal!

“What makes these events so special remains – local people generously opening up their gardens and sharing their knowledge, highlighting the beauty of the area while raising money for a charity that supports people locally.” 
Entry wristbands and trail maps can be purchased via the Eventbrite page - 
More information on the charity and their work can be found at

Contact for more information

Stacey Teece, Fundraising Manager 
Tel: 01743 360641  
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