Opening Times for Garden and Cafe

Our current opening hours are Tuesday – Thursday 1pm – 4pm (Gardens only) Friday – Sunday 10am – 4pm from Friday 30th October (Gardens and cafe open). Closed Monday. Please note it is advisable to book for the cafe and you can contact the operators (Ape bars) either by email on ape-bars@sky.com, by phone on…

April 2018 Update

Hello. Now that the weather is (hopefully) warming up a bit it is a favourite time of year for many people. The birds are singing and busy nest-building and there is plenty of blossom about, even though some trees/shrubs won’t be in full leaf for another month. As well as the obvious cherry we can…

Restoration of the Glasshouses

HERITAGE LOTTERY FUND AWARDS £1,056,000 The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) awarded a grant of £961,000 in June 2012 to regenerate the large run of derelict Foster and Pearson glasshouses. A further £95,000 was awarded in September 2013 to make a total of £1,056,000. The additional grant was necessary to be able to restore the whole…