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Oakland

A contemporary garden showcasing what can be achieved in a young garden, in the heart of suburbia. A tranquil oasis with an attractive water feature, seating areas, outdoor kitchen, wildflower meadow, pergola and a 'Wizard of Oz' path. Planting to attract bees and butterflies. A calming garden with contrasting areas facing different aspects.

Owner Info

  • Erica & Peter Cuthbertson
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About Oakland

Different sections of the garden feature a variety of plants to include grasses, echinacea, verbena, astrantia, ferns, nepeta and Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’.

Location details

Oakland,
Reading,
Berkshire,
RG4 7NB

Directions to Oakland
N from Caversham Bridge, turn L on Church Rd A4074, then R on St Annes Rd & L on Priest Hill. Follow ½m along The Mount & Kidmore Rd, garden on R. Parking in side roads or in Albert Rd Car Park RG4 7PR (8 min walk). Disabled parking in drive.

Oakland openings

For this open day you can book your tickets in advance. Click on the yellow button below to book or you can just turn up and pay on the day.

Refreshments Home-made teas.
Admission Adult: £4.50
Child: Free
Opening times 10:30-16:00

Accessibility

  • Mostly wheelchair accessible with some gravel and a grassy slope.
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FAQs

Yes, cashless payment is accepted.

Sorry, there is no available parking for coaches at Oakland at this time.

Yes, dogs are welcome at Oakland. Please keep the dogs on fixed short leads in the garden and keep in mind that you are responsible for controlling the dog’s behaviour. For any specific rules please ask the owners.

There are no plants for sale for the time being.

Yes, one or more routes at Oakland are accessible to wheelchair users.

Yes. Oakland seeks to offer a sustainable refuge for nearby fauna and wildlife. These sanctuaries host diverse habitats supporting indigenous flora and fauna and nurturing local biodiversity.