Judging Route & Dates

REGIONAL JUDGING – FOR THE SOUTH WEST TOURISM CUP

Ever hopful!

 Judging will be on Tuesday 19 July starting at 10.30am and ending at 2pm.

The Judging route will be the same as for the UK Finals (see below).

Who are the judges?   For the South West Tourism Cup we will be welcoming Barry Cruse MBE from Bath and Tom Sharples from Sutton Seeds.

UK FINALS JUDGING – EXETER REPRESENTING THE SOUTH WEST

 Judging is on Monday 1 August starting at 9.30am and ending at 1.30pm.

For profiles of our National Judges (Nigel Bishop and Brendan Mowforth), see ‘Judges’ Profiles

THE JUDGING ROUTE

The full route will be published nearer the time.  However, the proposed route is

Matthew Skilton - Exeter City Futures - with Electric Land Rover Defender
Matthew Skilton – Exeter City Futures – with Electric Land Rover Defender

and, thanks to Exeter City Futures, judges will be driven round in their prototype Electric Land Rover Defender.

Pinces Gardens, St Thomas – for Welcome, Introduction and meet the Community

Southernhay – to see the Veitch planting and Interpretation Boards

Princesshay – to see the Roof Garden and Bee Hives

High Street – to see Floral Displays and Public Art

Gandy Street – to see Traders’ Floral Displays and walk to Rougemont Gardens

Rougemont Gardens – to see Veitch Planting and Castle Moat.

Northernhay Gardens – to see Roman and Saxon walls, Corus Collection etc.

Duryard Valley – to see first of Exeter’s 5 Valley Parks and the nature reserve

University of Exeter – to see the listed Aboretum, Italianate Gardens, Ponds

Exeter’s Communities & Partners – to see a display of work in Reed Hall