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Support Us

As an independent charity (1060000) Hestercombe relies on the generous support of individuals and other charitable organisations to continue with our award­-winning restoration, maintenance and development of these historic gardens and buildings. There are a number of ways that you can contribute towards this valuable work ­ from purchasing an annual membership through to contributing to our popular ‘Buy a Brick’ campaign. Follow the links below to find out how you can help to support and safeguard the future of Hestercombe for generations to come. The most rewarding and enjoyable way to support Hestercombe is simply to visit. Every penny of an entry ticket purchased, souvenir bought and scone scoffed contributes directly towards the continuing development of Hestercombe. Go to our Your Visit page to find out more about our opening times and entry prices, or our What’s On page for events, exhibitions, talks and workshops on offer to visitors the whole year round.


Enjoy the benefits of annual membership

With so much going on at Hestercombe, annual membership will ensure you are first to hear about it, and means you can visit whenever you choose for a nominal one­-off payment. Whether you’re a garden fanatic, a dog walker or a family looking for weekend activities and events, then membership will suit you perfectly.


Volunteer and feel rewarded

Hestercombe relies heavily on the generosity and energy of volunteers across the whole site, from the gardens to the gallery and house, for events and with administrative support. If you have time to spare and enjoy working with a happy and enthusiastic team please contact us!

Wills and legacies

Remember Hestercombe in your will

Our intention is to protect Hestercombe for future generations. Any gift, large or small that supports our work is very gratefully received. Your gift can ensure that Hestercombe is enjoyed by others, just as you have enjoyed it.


Be at one with the garden

Hestercombe has a beautiful Garden of Remembrance providing a natural and peaceful area for the scattering of ashes. This tranquil setting overlooks the beautiful Blackdown Hills and is an ideal area for remembering your loved ones.


Any donation really does help

If you love Hestercombe and would like to help us to continue our work then please consider making a donation. Even small donations are gratefully received as every single penny goes directly towards the upkeep and restoration of this piece of paradise.


Contact Us

For information on all of the ways you can support the Hestercombe Gardens Trust, please contact us and we will put you in touch with the right person for you to discuss further. E: info@hestercombe.com T: 01823413923