Opening Times
Hestercombe Gardens is open all year round, except Christmas Day.

The gardens are open from 10a.m. to 6p.m. with the last entry at 5p.m. (dusk in Winter)

The Courtyard, Stables Kitchen and Lutyens Gallery are open 10a.m. to 5.30p.m. (closing at 5p.m. in Winter)

The Gardens Shop & Plant Centre are open 11a.m. to 5.30p.m. (closing at 4.30p.m. in Winter)

Upcoming Events

Wednesday 23rd April 2014
Wednesday 30th April 2014
Thursday 01st May 2014
Sample the themed seasonal specials in the Stables Restaurant and visit the Pl...
Thursday 01st May 2014
Follow the trails through the gardens to discover more about Hestercombe and the secret life of the gardens. Nature spotting sheets, quizzes, crosswords...

 

Bampfylde Memorial Lecture

 

Friday 8th March - Supper from 5.45pm, coffee and wine bar from 7pm, lecture 7.30

Lord Poltimore, best known for his appearances on The Antiques Roadshow, will be speaking at the annual Bampfylde Memorial Lecture this year. This popular event gives an insight into interesting subjects and Lord Poltimore will be drawing on his extensive knowledge of the international art world to consider the theme 'What Is Art'.

We are putting on a special supper before the lecture and there will be a bar available throughout the evening. Book this event online and read more about Lord Poltimore here.

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