STAFF at a tourist hotspot just over the west Dorset border has confirmed an open air theatre and a fair in the summer.

Burrow Farm Gardens reopened to the public for the first time in over six months after closing in October last year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The gardens, in Dalwood, Axminster, is a 13-acre garden, which reopened on April 1 is a popular destination for green-fingered folk and family trips.

A spokesman from the tourist hotspot, said: “The tea room is serving takeaway drinks and cakes, while the extensive nursery features many of the plants seen in the garden. We have taken all the necessary steps to make visiting the garden safe during Covid-19 and this is helped by the layout of the garden with large lawns allowing for social distancing.

“We’re hoping for a more normal summer and have several open air theatres and a Plant Fair planned Dogs on leads are welcome.”

Entrance is £9 adult, £2 child - with season tickets costing £25 per adult and £5 per child.

The gardens are open everyday from 10am to 6pm.