NINE gardens in a Cotswold village are throwing open their gates to the public as part of the National Gardens Festival Weekend.

The weekend is set to be the country’s largest garden visiting event of the year, with more than 350 gardens opening to the public in every county in England and Wales.

The festival aims to raise thousands for UK nursing and caring charities including Marie Curie Cancer Care, Macmillan Cancer Support, Parkinson’s UK, Carers Trust and Help the Hospices.

Number 4 The Clementines, Church Gates, Colebrook House, Hollyrose House, Langate, Malvern Mill,

Mill Dene Garden, Porch House, Snugborough Mill, The Manor House, The Old Chequer and Woodruff

in Blockley will all be open between 2pm and 6pm on Sunday, June 8.

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