Notices and Tickets

Carillon Cottage will be closed to visitors from Monday 23rd March in line with current recommendations. We will however be receiving phone calls during the following times:


9.30 to 4pm Monday to Saturday

We will check the phone lines for messages every hour at least as we are working from home. 

We have a team of volunteers ready to help if needed. Please contact us on 01892 784191 if you need help with any of the following:


  • Delivery of shopping

  • Delivery of prescriptions

  • Posting letters


If you are self-isolating and need any other kind of help, please contact us and we will do what we can to assist.

Thank you to everyone who has contacted Carillon Cottage with offers of help during the current pandemic.

We have had a fantastic response and will be in touch with you all soon to let you know how we plan to organise the team of volunteers.

If you haven’t contacted us yet and would like to help, please email your details to or call us on 01892 785658.



Unfortunately the ANNUAL EASTER MONDAY WALK on the South Downs has had to be CANCELLED along with all other public events, due to the coronavirus restrictions. As we are being advised to keep active & get fresh air away from other people, we can still go walking even more so now that children are at home too. SO I WOULD LIKE TO SUGGEST THAT EVERY TIME WE GO OUT FOR A HEALTHY  WALK, WE PUT 5P /10P IN A JAR LABELLED FSW, which can be donated in a few months’ time. There will be reminders & updates in Focus & it's a way of something good coming out of all this.


Family Support Work is going to find it increasingly difficult to help their families & funds will be drastically reduced. Like many charities they rely on Sponsorship & events like Open Gardens to boost their over-stretched finances & it is up to each one of us to do what we can. TAKE CARE & HAPPY WALKING

Wadhurst Open Gardens

We are very sad and sorry to announce that we have to postpone this event for June 2020 until the government declare we are free to hold public gatherings.

We have an instagram presence "Wadhurst Open Garden" where we will be posting photographs of local gardens and comments about gardening in general. There is also a Facebook page of the same name and of course, Carillon Cottage's Facebook page. All these will be running through-out the period of isolation and beyond. Please do join in and keep in touch.

This is our annual fundraising event, reaching out to the whole community, and providing  a very enjoyable event involving the whole village. From small beginnings, the event has grown and is now the major fundraiser for the Cottage, attracting visitors from near and far.

What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon, generally held in June, than to wander around lovely gardens, large and small, enjoy a cream tea and buy a plant to remind you of the day.