For the second year in succession, Wimborne Minster’s God’s Acre has won gold under the Living Churchyard Scheme.
Wimborne Minster’s God’s Acre scheme promotes the use of churchyards as sanctuaries for wildlife and wildflowers. Dorset Wildlife Trust assesses and gives advice to those who manage churchyards under the Living Churchyard Scheme.
The award was presented at Dorset Wildlife Trust, Brooklands Farm near Dorchester by the principal speaker at the prize-giving ceremony, the Archdeacon of Dorset, the Venerable Antony Macrow-Wood.
The Minster’s God’s Acre also won first prize in the churchyard category in the local Wimborne in Bloom competition.