REGIONAL JUDGING – FOR THE SOUTH WEST TOURISM CUP
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
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