Midgley Open Gardens

Midgley Open Gardens 2016

What?

The villagers of Midgley, near Hebden Bridge, opened their hidden gardens to visitors for the weekend of 11th and 12th June 2016.

Various local gardens were open, ranging from secluded woodlands to intimate courtyards and large country-style gardens, displaying a variety of styles from the traditional to the most contemporary designs.

Home-made refreshments were be available at many gardens, and home-made lunches will be available at Midgley Community room and at some open gardens.

There will be a location dedicated to plant sales, and plants will also be on sale at some gardens.

When?

Gardens opened from 11am to 5pm on Saturday 11th June and Sunday 12th June.

This event only happens every two years.

How Much?

Entrance tickets just £5.00 per adult (accompanied children are free), available from Midgley Shop or from selected sites on the day.

Tickets bought on Saturday are valid for Sunday too.

Where?

Midgley is near the hilltop above Mytholmroyd.

By Bus

From Halifax service 574 to Midgley (Sat every hour, Sun every 2 hours). Terminates in Midgley village centre.

Alternatively…

  • 590/592 from Halifax,
  • 592/590 from Todmorden via Hebden Bridge (Sat every 10 min, Sun every 30 min),
  • 592 from Burnley,
  • 590 from Rochdale (Sat and Sun every hour)

Alight at Ellen Royd Lane stop; it is a pleasant 15 min walk up the hill via Naylor Lane to the lower part of the village.

By Car

From Hebden Bridge, turn left off the A646 at Mytholmroyd into Midgley Road. Turn right into Midgley at the top of the road.

From Halifax turn right off the A646 into Luddenden Lane after the pelican crossing at Luddendenfoot and follow the road up the hill.

Car parking is available at Midgley School, HX2 6TZ