Latest Visitor Information

  • 22 April 2014
    Meet Head Gardener Claire Reid and come along on a tour of Hestercombe. Taking about 1.5 hours, you will learn about the gardens, the history and how ...
  • 16 April 2014
    The bluebell walk is open!  Gotton Copse is full with beautiful blues as the bluebells burst into flower. Follow the signs, admission is included in ...
  • 03 April 2014
    From Saturday 5th April families can join in on a fun Easter egg hunt set in the landscape (and formal) gardens. Look out for eggs along the way and a...


Local Interest


Hestercombe ExpressFancy a nostalgic train trip? The West Somerset Railway and Hestercombe Gardens have teamed up to create an enjoyable relaxing day out -

From May to end of September - every Wednesday - The Hestercombe Express travels from Minehead to Bishops Lydeard with a coach to collect you at the station bringing you to Hestercombe Gardens. For more information click here.

To book and for more details telephone The West Somerset Railway on 01643 704996.


The Hudson's Explorer Pass is your ticket to great days out at fantastic, money-saving prices.

For less than £7.25 a day, choose from around 200 iconic heritage sites, Treasure Houses and hidden gems across England including HESTERCOMBE! Visit their pages on this link:



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Visit for lots of useful information about our beautiful county


Check out top Taunton websites:

The Best of Taunton and - loads of information about Taunton- where to go, what to see. Well worth a visit.


Gardens, Historic Houses, Abbeys and Cathedrals

Cothelstone Manor 01823 433480 | 07709434411

Kilver Court, Shepton Mallet

Classic Gardens of Somerset

Gardens Guide

Barrington Court

Cothay Manor

Forde Abbey

The Bishops Palace

East Lambrook Manor

Lytes Cary | 01458-224471

Montacute | 01935-823289

Tintinhull | 01935-826357

Cleeve Abbey

Dunster Castle

Glastonbury Abbey

Muchelney Abbey

Wells Cathedral

Cheddar Caves


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