Visit Our Garden

Our Estate is a haven of tranquility. With cultivated gardens to inspire, ancient woodland to explore, cherished wildlife to behold, and an abundance of fresh produce to enjoy.

Fresh air and open spaces are more important than ever for our wellbeing, and our land continues to provide a safe place to exercise and shop for essentials. Due to national lockdown restrictions, we are only open to those living in our local area and ask that you do not travel far to see us. 

Visitors must obtain a Garden Membership ahead of visiting, to help reduce queues at the Gatehouse and maintain social distancing. Snacks are available from the Cyder Bar and we will be serving picnics from 8 March - which you can order well before you arrive, and collect at your preferred time.  

Garden Membership entitles you to unlimited repeat entry for 12 months, as well as access to seasonal events and regular updates from the estate - please see our Visitor Information page for details.

GARDEN MEMBERSHIP

Visitors are required to have a valid Garden Membership prior to entry. There is no need to specify a day or time for your visit - simply join anytime and visit as many times as you like for 12-months after your first visit. We've partnered with the Candide gardening app to provide a membership that's interactive and paper-free. 

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GARDEN CAFE

Eat what you see; here we serve a vegetable-led menu with views over the gardens. 

The Garden Café reopened for outdoor dining on the terrace from 12 April, with indoor dining available from 17 May*. From these dates, we are serving breakfast and lunch seven days a week.

Breakfast 9.45am-11.15am / Lunch 11.45am-2.30pm.

Advance booking is essential. For any booking from 17 May onwards, we require a deposit upon booking of £5pp for breakfast and £10pp for lunch.

*Subject to government restrictions

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DAILY PICNICS

Tuck into a picnic filled with treats from our Kitchens and Bakery, including soups, pies, salads, scones, cheeses, chilled cyder and hot drinks.

Place your order online well ahead of your visit, or while you are here (at least 30 minutes before you'd like to eat) and collect from the Cyder Bar.

Orders can be placed on the day between 9.30am-4pm. Collection slots available from 11am-3pm.

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GARDEN TOURS

Daily guided tours through the array of planted spaces with one of our experienced gardeners. Enlightening your knowledge of different gardening styles through the ages, whilst stopping to pick, taste, smell and touch the different fruit and veg on offer.

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CYDER TOURS

*currently unavailable due to lockdown restrictions

Daily guided tours of the Cyder Press & Cellar led by a member of our  cyder team, followed by a tasting and cheese pairing. Includes a bottle of cyder to take home with you.

Every day at 12pm & 2pm, lasting 45 minutes. £10pp. Maximum 6 people per tour.

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THE STORY OF GARDENING

*currently closed due to lockdown restrictions

The Story of Gardening is an immersive experience transporting you to gardens from around the world and throughout history. Accessed via an exhilarating treetop walkway, The Viper.

Advance booking is required to see the exhibition in timed slots. Entry is included in your Day Ticket or Garden Membership.

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Candide is a new gardening app that’s sure to turn you into a blooming good gardener no matter your current skill level.

Find us on Candide to stay up to date with what’s happening in your favourite garden.

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While you’re here

Stay a little longer and enjoy all that The Newt has to offer:

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