St Mark's Haydock Quiet Garden
Location: St Mark's Church, West End Road, Haydock, St Helen's, Merseyside, WA11 0AX, England
Type: Place Of Worship
Open: All year
Garden Capacity: 25
Offers accommodation? NO
Description: Open all year, except Public Holidays: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10.00-14.00. Monthly penultimate Saturdays 10.00-12.00, weather permitting. Events and groups welcome by prior arrangement. Brochure available in dispensers or by post on request.
Garden around Church linked / signposted by self -guided 'Spiritual Walk' guide through hedge enclosed Centenary Community Garden (with series of 'rooms' , some formal cultivated / part semi-wild) intentionally leading to extensive Graveyard.
Central Labyrinth with signage and meditation spaces on 8 key words from Philippians Ch.4 v8: 'Whatever is true, noble, right, pure, lovely, admirable, excellent, praiseworthy - think about these things....'
Plenty of space for up to twenty-five persons spread over Garden, or up to 10 in 2 group seating areas.
Disabled / wheelchair access to all areas and parts / buildings on the 'Campus'.
Large Car Park with disabled spaces, adjacent to Church playing field and dog walking area, being part of a designated 'Green Open Space'
Linking hard paths to two Cafes -1 in Church Foyer, 1 in Church Centre - open 10.00-14.00 Tuesday to Thursday. Centre with meeting rooms. TANGO Community Project (recycled) Clothes shop / Furniture Warehouse (open daytime Tuesday - Friday).
Host: John Robinson
Telephone: 01744 602641