|Hurlingham Club Opens its Gates Today|
Open day offers rare opportunity for public to visit
Fulham's exclusive Hurlingham Club opens its gates to visitors today, Tuesday May 10 from 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 10, 2011