The fair will feature numerous RHS and other award-winning plant specialists and nurseries from near and far, in the inspiring surroundings of the Abbey. The plants on sale will be priced realistically and include some varieties that are not readily available at more commercial retailers. There is also the added bonus of having expert plants men and women on hand to answer queries and advise you how best to tend your new purchases.
Entry to the sale is £4 (under 16’s are free) and includes entry to the Abbey’s walled garden which features the world’s only fruit tree maze, and a magnificently restored Glasshouse. Refreshments will be on sale in the Glasshouse and parking at the fair is complimentary.
Flower Power Fairs are in their 5th year and are the result of Judy Popler’s life-long passion for plants and gardens. Sixteen fairs are to be held this season at a variety of locations in the North of England, which are all beautiful, inspiring settings.
Combermere Abbey Estate (http://www.combermereabbey.co.uk) is a privately owned historic estate and family home, with luxury holiday cottages and wedding and events venue. It is located between Nantwich, in Cheshire and Whitchurch, in Shropshire on the A530.
For further information, please contact the estate office: 01948 662880.
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About Combermere Abbey
Combermere Estate lies on the Cheshire/Shropshire border and features a 143 acre lake, the largest in private ownership in Cheshire, and a total of 1,000 rolling acres. The medieval Cistercian Combermere Abbey is set in the heart of the Estate and was founded in 1133 by Hugh de Malbanc, Lord of Nantwich.
Combermere Abbey is proud to have achieved in 2011, a ‘Gold Award’ from the Green Tourism Business Scheme,the highest grade offered by the Green Tourism Business Scheme.
Combermere Abbey now has ten holiday cottages in total (http://www.combermereabbey.co.uk/