Erlas Victorian Walled Garden Welcomes You

Erlas Victorian Walled Garden is based in Wrexham and aims to promote and protect the health of people with disabilities by providing meaningful daytime activity, education and work experience in a garden business environment, allowing individuals to develop their mental and physical capabilities, thus improving their quality of life.

In achieving this we promote the conservation, protection and improvement of the physical and natural environment of Erlas Victorian Walled Garden, for the education and enjoyment of the public.

We welcome visitors Monday – Friday 11:00 – 15:00 for the purchase of plants and seasonal vegetables. In addition we hold a number of events during the year.

Forthcoming Events:

Plant Sale – Wednesday 22nd April 2020 to Saturday 25th April 2020

Our annual Plant Sale starts on Wednesday 22nd April through to Saturday 25th April, 10am – 3pm each day. In 2019 we trialled late night opening, until 7pm on the Thursday night, we expect to do the same in 2020 and will confirm the exact arrangements closer to the time.

You can download our brochure with 2020 event dates, here: Erlas Information leaflet 2020

Summer Fayre – Saturday 20th June 2020

The Summer Fayre will be back again in 2020 on Saturday 20th June, 1pm – 4pm. This is always a great event, with entertainment, the chance to wander round the garden and enjoy the atmosphere. Refreshments available to buy. A small charge per adult, under 16’s free.

You can download our brochure with 2020 event dates, here: Erlas Information leaflet 2020

National Garden Scheme – 13th September 2020

Sunday 13th September 10:30am – 3:30pm will see us open once again for the National Garden Scheme (NGS). We are delighted that following the success of the 2019 NGS open days, we will be open again in 2020 and September is a wonderful time of year in our garden, with the vibrant summer colours still very much in evidence and our fruit and vegetables at their peak. There is an entrance fee of £3.50 for adults, children under 16 are free; all admission proceeds go to the NGS charities. There will plenty of opportunity for refreshments and the purchase of our produce, the proceeds from which go directly to supporting our work with vulnerable adults.

Link to our entry on the NGS website here: National Garden Scheme ERLAS

You can download our brochure with 2020 event dates, here: Erlas Information leaflet 2020

 

Recent Comments from our Visitors’ Book

“Such an inspired project” – Sue Stanford, Acton Community Council

“I am stunned at the amount of work that has been done to the gardens since I last visited. It is a credit to the workers and volunteers – their dedication and hard work has been enormous. Well done to everyone concerned.” – Barbara Roxburgh, Mayor of Wrexham

Lovely to see the new people helping as well as old friends and new features in the garden too. Well done to all!” –  Norah and Ian Lucas, M.P.

“I’ve always enjoyed visiting and our son has found peace here” – Steve and Keris Williams

“Great visit, beautiful weather – maybe too hot!” – The Chirk Methodist Wives and Friends

“Soul enhancing, peaceful, well-loved garden” – Tony Moscrop, WCBC

“So so stunning and tranquil” – Amanda East, Flying Start, Wrexham.

“What an Aladdin’s cave. Great work going on. Fabulous” – Sharon Parry, Flying Start Wrexham 

“Thank you very much for the pink and white confetti you produced for our wedding – the colours are perfect and the confetti will look lovely on our wedding day. Thank you too for delivering the bags to my mum – a big help” – Lyndsey and Pete July 2016

Great to see how the garden(s) have been developed since my last visit and it is uplifting to hear of your plans for the future. You will be supported by Wales Historic Gardens Trust (Clwyd Branch) – Glynis Shaw.

“Greg, my son, has come on leaps since attending the garden as a recruit. He has a brain injury acquired whilst in the armed forces.” – Ron Vickers, Garden Village.

“Very enjoyable walk followed by some lovely cakes and coffee” – Anne Casey, Wrexham

“What a lovely working environment. Carry on the good work” – M Jones, Bala.