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9–10 June 2018

9–10 June 2018

Charlton Manor Primary School Secret Garden

Charlton Manor Primary School Secret Garden
(Photo: Duncan Catterall)
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–17:00

Activities

Tea, coffee and school-made cakes. Pond dipping. Observation beehive. Garden tours, with staff on hand to answer questions.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Indus Road
Nearest postcode: SE7 7EF

Buses

53, 54, 89, 422, 486

Station

Charlton

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Flat gravel paths may be difficult for wheelchairs, but assistance available.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

The Garden

Charlton Manor Primary School has its own Secret Garden hidden away. A number of years ago it was derelict, but today it is an award-winning haven with flowerbeds, vegetables, fruit trees and vines, greenhouse, wildlife area with pond, bird hide, chickens and even bees. The garden has been awarded Green Flag status for the past four years. In 2012 Charlton Manor led schools from Greenwich on a learning journey into plant care. This resulted in them growing beautiful cut flowers, which received a coveted silver-gilt medal at the Chelsea Flower Show and gave them an opportunity to meet Her Majesty the Queen. Every year since, the school has been involved at Chelsea and Hampton Court Flower Shows and Bexley in Bloom.

School Gardener: Nicholas Shelley
Capital Growth garden: 6
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–17:00

Activities

Tea, coffee and school-made cakes. Pond dipping. Observation beehive. Garden tours, with staff on hand to answer questions.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Indus Road
Nearest postcode: SE7 7EF

Buses

53, 54, 89, 422, 486

Station

Charlton

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Flat gravel paths may be difficult for wheelchairs, but assistance available.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

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