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Heritage Garden Tours

Date: 6 Apr - 28 Sep 2022

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New for 2022

Discover the fascinating story behind the design and creation of the Brockhole gardens by landscape architect Thomas Mawson on our Heritage Garden Tour.

Inspired by our Heritage Lottery Funded Kitchen Garden Project, we invite you to join us on one of our Heritage Garden Tours

Wednesday Afternoons, selected dates April – September 2022

Tour length: 45 mins

Price: Free, with donations towards garden upkeep very much appreciated.

Our guided tour leads you through the gardens, gradually revealing the history of the family and house and how the garden was designed and created at the end of the 19th Century. The tour finishes in our restored Kitchen Garden, with an opportunity to chat to one of our Gardeners and visit the Kitchen Garden Exhibition in the Summerhouse.  

Dates: Wednesday Afternoons, 2pm on the following dates:

April: 6, 20

May: 4, 18

June: 1, 22

July: 6, 20

Aug: 3, 17

Sept: 7, 28

Start point: Main visitor centre courtyard outside the shop.  

Terrain: The garden has steps and a variety of path surfaces and gradients. We do offer a step-free route option. Please let us know in advance of any special access requirements.

Clothing: We recommend outdoor footwear and clothing. We will carry on in the rain!

Booking is essential as numbers on the tour are limited to ensure that everyone has a good experience.

For further information please phone us on 015394 46601.