Why Visit Winter Gardens?

Why Visit Winter Gardens?

When it’s cold outside and the days are short, it can be all too tempting to hunker down, cosy up and stay indoors. But we’re here to convince you to throw on a jacket, pull on your wellies and head outside. Visiting winter gardens is a great way to do...
Swansong: a Tribute to Hestercombe’s Swan

Swansong: a Tribute to Hestercombe’s Swan

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Hestercombe’s swan due to natural causes. Join us for a Tribute to Hestercombe’s Swan on Thursday 3rd January 2019 at 11am, on the Pear Pond. Known by many members and staff as ‘Swanny’,...
Photography Competition Winners Announced

Photography Competition Winners Announced

Wish you could capture the beauty of a garden view or the perfect detail of a fascinating flower on your camera? If your snaps are never quite as picture-perfect as the places you have visited, now you can take a little bit of inspiration from the winners of our...
7 Enchanting Ideas for an Alternative Christmas Tree

7 Enchanting Ideas for an Alternative Christmas Tree

Crunch through fallen leaves in the Landscape Garden, spot holly bushes and steal a kiss under the mistletoe… Hestercombe’s winter gardens are glimmering with the sleepy, frosty signs of the season. Paying us a visit is a wonderful way to get into the festive spirit,...