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The large gardens at Gamesley Fold Cottage has been planted to be in keeping with the property which dates back to around 1650. Lots of native wild flowers to attract butterflies, also herbs, medicinal, aromatic and culinary. Shrubs and trees are set out in an informal way to give colour and variety from early spring to late summer. 

All the wild flowers and herbs have been grown from seed collected in the gardens and a good selection of native, wild flower and cottage garden plants are always avaliable for sale to visitors to raise funds for The National Gardens Scheme Charitable Trust. 
Lovely all round views of the pennine hills and countryside surrounding this garden are another bonus for visitors. 
Featured on many television programmes, this garden will appeal to visitors of all tastes. 

Gamesley Fold Cottage is listed as number 3 wild flower garden to visit in.   Plantlife’s ‘impressive wildflower gardens’ selection.

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Many butterflies and other insects depend on our disappearing wild plants for food.
By creating a wildlife area in your garden and by growing native wild flowers, you will provide an attractive habitat for, butterflies,bees, birds and other wild life.

Wild Flower & Cottage Garden Plant Sale
Lots of wild flowers are very attractive, colourful and make very garden worthy plants.
A large selection of wild flowers and herbs can be obtained from Gamesley Fold Cottage.

We have sheep and an aviary so please no dogs.