This is the official Parish Council web site of the All Saints Parish Council.
Located in the picturesque villages of All Saints, Alston, Churchill, Smallridge, Coaxdon, South Common, and Waggs Plot, in the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty of the Blackdown Hills, near Axminster, Devon.
Local Activities & Information
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We are opening our one and a third of an acre garden for the National Garden Scheme on Friday 5th, Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July 2019, 1.30-5.30 pm. This is a plantaholic’s garden, designed for year round structure and colour. We have many specimen trees, shrubs and a large collection of herbaceous plants, over 200 roses, woodland shrubs, dahlias, a small orchard, vegetable patch, small pond, alpine house and alpine troughs. There are steep banks planted with trees and shrubs, and wild flowers, and with a seat and view point at the top. Chickens roam the bank.
There will be an interesting and well stocked plant stall, a silversmith from Chardstock selling her jewellery, Dave Wicken, our local artist’s cards, and Jack from Chardstock with a demonstration of scroll saw art with goods to sell. We are fortunate to have home made cakes supplied by an expert baker, none other than our very own Sue Reynolds! They are not to be missed!
Dogs on leads are welcome and most of the garden is wheelchair accessible. Admission £4.50, children free. Photographs of the garden can be seen on the National Garden Scheme website (ngs.org.uk). Last year the NGS donated £3.1 million to nursing and health charities, including Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie, Hospice UK, Parkinson’s UK, Carers Trust, Queen’s Nursing Institute and MS Society.
Socks Orchard, Smallridge, Axminster EX13 7JN Tel: 01297 33693 or 07960191849
Directions: 2 miles from Axminster on A358 towards Chard, left at Weycroft Mill traffic lights, pass Ridgeway Hotel on left, continue on lane for half a mile, and park in field opposite.
Hilary and Michael Pritchard
EDDC have asked the Parish Council to identify, and publicly mark, any dog-