Mayor welcomes visitors to first open gardens at Abbey House Manor

Mayor welcomes visitors to first open gardens at Abbey House Manor

First open gardens at Abbey House Manor, Malmesbury raises more than £1000 for Town Charities.
Nearly 200 visitors enjoyed the first open gardens day of the 2022 season at Abbey House Manor, Malmesbury on Saturday 14 May, welcomed by the new Mayor of Malmesbury, Kim Power and Abbey House Manor owners, Kim and Whit Hanks. Ticket sales raised just over £1000, with all proceeds for the entire 2022 season going to Malmesbury Carnival for onward distribution to local charities.
Owners Kim and Whit Hanks commented “We’re thrilled with the response to the first open day and to be able to support local charities while visitors were able to enjoy this exciting chapter in the journey of Abbey House Manor Gardens. We would like to say a huge thank you to the many volunteers who helped make this and future open days happen, and we thank our fantastic gardening team at Graduate Gardeners.
The gardens will be open on the second Saturday of each month up to and including October, with the next one on 11 June from 10am to 4pm. More information is available at


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A wonderful place to visit with a wealth of attractions right on the doorstep.


Malmesbury is a beautiful town to visit in its own right and attractions include the jewel in our crown being Malmesbury Abbey, the fabulous Abbey House Gardens, and Malmesbury’s 15th century Market Cross.

For more than two and a half millennia successive generations have populated this hilltop, which forms the centre of the community we now call Malmesbury.


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