Field Trip - Designing your garden

Saturday 7th May 2022

Field Trip: Designing your garden in Harmony with Nature:
A dowsing afternoon with Kate Smart of Malvern Dowsing Group at Waterperry Gardens

The day incorporates both theory and practical activities. Learn how to make your garden more abundant. Develop a dialogue with your garden and its inhabitants. Enjoy a silent meditative walk in nature.


Kate is an experienced dowser and garden designer and the afternoon will include a silent meditative walk to connect with nature.

Directions: From London – M40 North – Follow the M40 Brown Signs, exit Junction 8 for A40 Oxford then take first exit approx 1/2 mile Wheatley and Waterperry, turn immediately left on leaving A40 , follow the brown signs to Waterperry.  About 45 minutes by car from Beaconsfield.

Programme: Meet at Waterperry Gardens, (Use: OX33 1LA and not the one on their website ) at the  café  for lunch at 12 noon or bring your own sandwiches. The Café has a good menu of simple home made food and there will be tables outside on the lawn for those still wary of enclosed spaces.  There is also a picnic area if you wish to bring your own lunch.

We will  then have access to  a Classroom  (numbers permitting)  and gardens  from 1 p.m. until about 5 p.m.


Facilities: There is a large car park and Toilets on site.

There are also gardening  and gift shops on site, and if you wish to visit these we would suggest that you arrive early before lunch to browse as there will not be time afterwards.

Cost  TBA  £15 per person which must be paid in advance plus access to garden charge.


Access to the gardens we understand will be £9.50 for Adults and OAPs

Members of TVD only. 


Cancellation policy:  Please be aware that this event is financially number sensitive and therefore once booked with us we regret we cannot refund your fee unless we can find another TVD member to take your place.


Health and Safety: Please wear sensible walking shoes and come prepared for adverse weather tho we have dowsed that there will be no rain!


We will be eating outside  and dowsing in the gardens.   We will try to ensure that the classroom  chairs are well spaced out and to do this  we will therefore be limiting the numbers at this event to 14.


Dowsing expertise recommended:

To benefit to the maximum at this event you need to be able to get a strong yes and no with your dowsing rods.


plan of the gardens:

To book please pay £15 into our account with reference Garden and email Paul