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East Harptree Event

East Harptree

Event Date: 15|06|24

Green Open Homes and Gardens, Saturday 15th June, 9am – 5pm. Learn how to heat your home efficiently, reduce energy bills and create beautiful, eco-friendly gardens.


East Harptree Green Open Homes and Gardens, Saturday 15th June, 9am – 5pm. Join local residents for a day of exploring energy-efficient homes and biodiverse gardens! You can visit open homes in East Harptree and Chew Stoke to learn how to heat your home efficiently, reduce energy bills, and create beautiful, eco-friendly gardens.

Homeowners will share their experiences and insights on measures from renewable energy to wildlife-friendly gardens changes that help wildlife to thrive. This friendly and informative event is part of the Green Open Homes B&NES communities project, aimed at inspiring sustainable living.

What to expect:
  • Trail maps of homes and events
  • Ask the Expert event at East Harptree Pavilion with information stands and talks
  • The chance to win a Home Energy Survey assessment

Please book your visit below (please note some properties do not require booking);

The Properties

The Rookery, High Street, East Harptree, Bristol, BS40 6AX

Air Source Heat Pump, under floor heating throughout, Mechanical Ventilation Heat Recovery, air tight membrane, fabric first (>Building Regs insulation levels).

Appointments and drop ins available, 9am-5pm.

No parking at property (park in Pavilion and walk up). Level access to property.

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Proud Cross Cottage, Proud Cross, Middle Street, East Harptree, Bristol BS406BT

ASHP, Solar panels, low carbon build.

Home and garden viewing with owners. By appointment only.

No parking at property, (park at pub and walk up.) level access to property and garden.

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Potts Cottage, High Street, East Harptree, Bristol BS40 6AY

Solar panels, loft insulation, water capture. Organically grown no peat compost veg & flowers, companion planting, small tree nursery growing trees from seed and foundlings, bird bath.

Home and garden viewing with owners. Appointments and drop ins available, 10am – 4pm.

No parking at property, x2 shallow steps to enter property and one step within property. (Wheelchair accessible except for 6 steps to garden).

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St Michael's Church House, East Harptree, Bristol BS40 6BH

ASHP, Solar, Biodiverse garden.

Home and garden. Drop in 3pm-5pm.

No parking at property (park at the Pavilion and walk down).  Level access to house and garden.

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Home Farm, Water Street, East Harptree, Bristol, BS40 6AD

Solar viewable from drive only.

Owners not present. View solar from drive and pick up info (outputs) from porch.

Parking for short stay, on drive.

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Small holding: OS grid reference 578568 , What 3 words: moving.cherished.auctioned

Smallholding accessible by footpath only.

No parking at smallholding, (park at the Pavilion and walk to access via footpath by Shrowle bridge -approx. 10 mins). Cross country walking not suitable for wheelchairs.  No dogs permitted.

Small holding funded by Defra in the Mendip AONB Farming in Protected Landscapes Scheme.

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Church Farm, Church Lane, East Harptree, Bristol BS40 6BD

Grade 2 listed, solar panels, replacement windows, biodiverse garden. View outside only.

Garden viewing only with owners accompanying. Drop in 9am-1pm.

No parking at the property (park outside church or in pub car park adjacent to property).

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St Laurence Church, Churchyard, Church Lane, East Harptree, Bristol BS40 6BD

Biodiverse planting in the church yard.

The East Harptree Environment Group are holding a ‘Love your churchyard’ picnic from 2pm-4pm on Saturday, but the churchyard is accessible at any time.

Four parking spaces outside church or park in pub.

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Pavilion, East Harptree Playing Fields, East Harptree, Bristol, BS40 6BQ

Visit the Pavilion for further information on energy efficient measures, by the experts and for the chance to win a retrofit survey.

There will be some bookable talks;

“Retrofitting your listed house – what’s possible?” by Bath & West Community Energy’s Home Energy Service. Book your space.

“The Retrofit Journey” by Retrofit West, covering information from getting an assessment done to selecting a contractor. Book your space.

Advice and information from Good Energy, one of Britain’s greenest energy suppliers on 100% renewable electricity tariffs, installing bespoke heat pump, solar and battery systems and more.

Car parking including disabled bays. Flat access to room and disabled toilet available.

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