This fun-packed day, offers a rare opportunity to explore the secrets of the hidden and private gardens of this charming village. They come in all shapes and sizes and the village’s elevated position allows for spectacular views over to the Yorkshire Dales (west) and White Horse (east). Marton cum Grafton’s Open Gardens is a wonderful day out which will entertain all ages.
The theme of this year’s celebratory event will be the Silver Jubilee and a whole range of entertainment will be on offer to include: alocal art and crafts exhibition, a beautiful floral display in Christ Church along with plenty of village fete style fun and games on Grafton Green. Once the stunning gardens have whetted the appetite, guests can enjoy delicious food in the Marton Village Hall, where lunch, cakes and drinks are available. Whilst in Grafton the WI will be serving mouth-watering cakes and tea. On Grafton Green BBQ sausages and ice creams will be on sale along with a sensational Pimms Bar. A highlight for 2017 is a fantastic display of Vintage and Super Cars.
All proceeds from the event will go towards community projects – adults £5.00, children free. Marton-cum-Grafton is conveniently situated between York, Harrogate and Boroughbridge; just off the A168 (junction 47 or 48 of the A1).