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Rare Plant Fair, American Museum, Bath

Rare Plant Fair, American Museum, Bath

I'm returning to the city of my birth, the elegant spa city of Bath, for this beautifully situated plant fair on Sunday, 19th May 2024.

Grade I listed Claverton Manor is home to the American Museum, surrounded by expansive gardens designed by my heroes Wolfgang Oehme and James van Sweden in the 'New American Garden' style. There is a replica of Mount Vernon, George Washington’s famous house, an arboretum, amphitheatre, wilderness trail and sweeping parkland for further exploration. Located in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, you’ll be treated to spectacular views across the Limpley Stoke valley.

Exhibitors include:

  • Biocentric Planting Design and Nursery
  • Buriton Nursery
  • Coastal Succulents, Cacti and Alpines
  • Cotswold Garden Flowers
  • Dan Cooper Garden
  • Exotic Earth Plants
  • Glasshouse Plants
  • Green's Leaves
  • In Clover
  • Jurassicplants Nurseries
  • Long Acre Plants
  • Nature Spaces Plants
  • Potterton's Nursery
  • The Gobbett Nursery
  • Triffids Nursery
  • Wivey Carnivorous Plants

Sunday, 19th May 10am-5pm

Admission to gardens and fair only: adults £11, child 5-17 £7.50, under 5s free.

Admission to museum, exhibition, gardens and fair: adults £16.50, child 5-17 £9.50, under 5s free.

There is free onsite visitor parking, including spaces for Blue Badge holders. Overflow parking is on the University of Bath campus, a short walk from the site. Visitors may drive up to the turning point on site to collect their plant purchases.

Lunches and refreshments will be available from the Garden Café and Terrace. Picnics are welcome throughout the grounds.

Claverton Manor, Bath, BA2 7BD.

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