ROSES FOR THE RDA – OPEN GARDENS EVENT FOR RDAGlorious gardens in and around the beautiful village of Thorncombe near Chard in South West England will open on Sunday 24 June 2018 (2-5pm) to raise funds for the Riding for the Disabled Association (Charity no 244 108).
As well as admiring all the gardens in full bloom, there will be a chance to pet a pair of wonderful ponies, cream teas in the village hall kindly sponsored by Waitrose, amazing raffle prizes and a plant stall.Parking will be available at different locations.
Tickets are £5 and will be available from the Thorncombe Village Shop, Chard Street, Thorncombe TA20 4NF from Monday 18 June, or on the day from the Village Hall and the further gardens.
Riding for the Disabled helps children and adults with a variety of disabilities to enjoy being close to horses and ponies while improving their wellbeing.The money raised will be used to help with training costs for RDA instructors and volunteers across Somerset.
The event is being organised by Chard and District RDA Group volunteers who work with children and adults from Devon, Dorset and Somerset.
Unfortunately, there are no facilities for wheelchairs, and dogs are not allowed in the gardens.