SEVEN gardens nestled in the beautiful west Dorset countryside will be opening to raise funds for a church clock.

The Powerstock Open Gardens event will go ahead on Sunday, July 25.

The event will be taking place to raise the funds to repair the Powerstock Church Clock.

The village of Powerstock, located next to Eggardon Hill Fort, will be opening seven of the village's larger gardens in attempt to raise the funds.

Tickets will be on sale in the car park on the day for £5 an adult with accompanied children able to enter for free.

The event will take place from 11am until 6pm. Visitors are encouraged to walk around the village using the maps provided.

There will also be tea and cake all day on the lawn of the Glebe House and plant and produce stalls.