THE owners of Mill Dene Garden in Blockley are inviting snappers to come and take some photos for a national competition.

The Sunday Telegraph is asking for people to send in photos of ‘Gardens that make you smile?’ and is looking for quirky, eccentric and amusing garden spaces.

Wendy and Barry Dare, creators of the two-and-half-acre garden tucked away in the Cotswolds have risen to the challenge and are inviting photographers to enjoy the garden and take some photos to submit to the paper's photo gallery.

If any pictures get published, the Dares will upload them onto their website via

For details or to enter, visit The closing date is September 1.