- To visit the Gardens, Gallery and House, you no longer need to pre-book a timed admission slot online (simply purchase gardens admission on arrival).
- Our opening hours for our restaurant and cafè have now changed for the autumn season. The Stables restaurant will be open Monday - Sunday, 10am - 5pm and Caffè + Gelato will be open Wednesday - Sunday, 10am - 5:30pm.
The Column Room in Hestercombe House is now open to visitors who wish to enjoy a sensational afternoon tea overlooking the world famous formal gardens and the Vale of Taunton beyond.
Garden visitors are all welcome in this vintage style tearoom. The black and white photographs on the walls give an impression of how the Portman's lived in the late 19th century. Experience how life might have been like back then!
Afternoon tea is served with your choice of a selection of loose leaf teas, a tower of mini cakes, scones with Somerset clotted cream and jam, and delicate finger sandwiches.
If you wish to book a table please call 01823 414197 or just come along on your next visit to Hestercombe!