Erlas Victorian Walled Garden Welcomes You

PLEASE NOTE. COVID-19 SITUATION. THE GARDEN IS NOT OPEN FOR WALK IN VISITS. PLEASE CONTACT US TO ARRANGE A VISIT OR LOOK OUT FOR OPEN DAY ANNOUNCEMENTS    

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:

National Garden Scheme Open Day – 12th September 2021

We are delighted to announce that once again we will be opening to the public on 12th September 2021 as part of the National Gardens Scheme.

We will be open from 10:30 – 15:30 and the cost of entry will be £4 for Adults with children free. All proceeds from ticket sales go to the NGS charities.

The will be an opportunity to purchase plants, fruit and vegetables, and if Covid restrictions allow we hope to serve refreshments. The proceeds from these sales go directly to supporting the Erlas charity.

As well as taking a stroll around and immersing yourself in our tranquil and inspiring gardens, you can follow our nature trail and chat to our staff, volunteers and beneficiaries, who will be on hand to answer any questions you have. You may even be inspired to volunteer with us and there will be a chance to discuss opportunities with our staff and volunteers.

Further information can be found on our page on the National Gardens Scheme Website, click the following link.  National Garden Scheme – Erlas Victorian Walled Garden

 

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.