Open Garden Days

Dates: Various dates throughout March, May, July and August.

Times: Gardens will be open at 11am and 2pm on selected days .

Ticket price: £16.76 per person (including fees).

Hidden away in the heart of Burghfield Village, the gardens of the Old Rectory are being restored to capture the essence of what were once famous gardens.

Come and walk among the herbaceous borders, surround yourself in history in the 100 year old Orchard and be mesmerised by one of the oldest Cedars of Lebanon in the United Kingdom. 

No dogs are allowed on site, apart from assistance dogs.

No parking on site – there is parking available on the verge by the park outside.

Sara Kopp – Landscape Architect

Born in 1965, Sara spent her early years in London before moving to Berkshire.  She loved growing flowers and went on to pursue qualifications in Landscape Architecture, Teaching and Horticulture for which she won the Viscount Astor Cup at Berkshire College of Agriculture.  She has led and contributed to historical garden restorations delivering projects at nationally renowned gardens including The Deanery at Sonning – a Jekyll & Lutyens collaboration, Tithecote Manor, Hurley and the Garden House at Windsor Castle ahead of the Order of the Garter Service.  She has a keen interest in health and the environment, and has worked with corporations to increase biodiversity on their land. She also works as a consultant for a horticultural therapy charity and spends her free time outdoors, enjoying nature and at her allotment.

Mark Straver – Hortus Loci

Launched in 2011 by nurserymen Mark Straver & Robin Wallis, Hortus Loci offers a unique opportunity for professional gardeners, landscapers, designers and their clients to browse an unrivalled range of trees, perennials, shrubs and other plants. It is the only wholesale nursery in the UK that offers such a comprehensive collection of plants of distinction at a single site. 

Mark is one of a small number of plantsmen in the world with the knowledge and contacts to source some of the best wholesale plants internationally.  Robin has spent his entire working life in nursery and garden centre management. He has supplied high quality plants to top garden designers as well as more mainstream landscapers and garden centres.

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