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Fulham's exclusive Hurlingham Club opens its gates to visitors for one day only on Saturday May 22 from 11am till 4pm.

There will be a guided tour at 2pm to the 42 acre club's extensive gardens, which include a two acre lake with water fowl, expansive lawns and a river walk.

The gardens are renowned for their roses, herbaceous and lakeside borders, shrubberies and bedding displays, while the riverbank is a haven for wildlife with native trees, shrubs and wild flowers.

The open day is part of the National Gardens Scheme; Gardens Open for Charity which publishes a Yellow Book, a guide to over 3,700 gardens around the country which welcome over half a million visitors each year and raise over £2 million for nursing, caring and gardening charities.

Entry costs £5 and light refreshments, teas and wine will be available. Access to the club is from the main gate at the east end of Ranelagh Gardens, a short walk from Putney Bridge tube station.

 

 

 

May 20, 2010

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