A SELECTION of secret gardens will be revealed to residents over the weekend.

Dozens of hidden gardens and colourful courtyards will be open for visitors around Harwich on Saturday, July 7 and Sunday, July 8.

About 30 gardens will be open for the annual event from 11am until 4pm and coffee will be served in Nicholas Church, in Church Street.

Tickets cost £5 to gain entry to all of the gardens.

Entry brochures will be available from the Halfpenny Pier visitors centre, Market Street Post office, St Nicholas Church and Old Bank Studios in Kings Head street.

For more information, call 01255 502925 or email dentonjackie.jd@gmail.com.