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Feb, 2016

Confident Gardener: Rose Pruning

Fri, 26th Feb, 2016 at 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULLY-BOOKED.  Keep an eye on our website for other gardening workshops throughout the year. A favourite on our events calendar this course will teach you how best to prune and shape your roses to encourage healthy and strong growth. Starting with some classroom theory you’ll then move onto practical work in the garden. Hestercombe Head Gardener Claire will guide you throughout and you’ll learn lots of useful hints and tips that you can transfer back to your…

Mar, 2016

Mothering Sunday Lunch and Afternoon Tea

Sun, 6th Mar, 2016 at 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
MOTHERING SUNDAY LUNCH AND AFTERNOON TEA IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. The Stables Café will be open as usual serving drinks, cakes and lunches. This Mothering Sunday, treat your mum to a delicious two or three course lunch in the Bampfylde Hall or an afternoon tea in the Column Room Restaurant and enjoy picture perfect views of the Edwardian Formal Garden and rolling countryside beyond. Click here for the Bampfylde Hall Lunch menu Click here for the Column Room Restaurant Afternoon…

1610 Woodland Wander

Sun, 13th Mar, 2016 at 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Come and have a go at the brand new Hestercombe Woodland Wander, 2k and 5k fun runs, on Sunday 13th March at 8.30am. No times, no pressure, this event is all about fun. 5k Fun Run/Walk Our 5k route through the beautiful woodland surroundings of Hestercombe is great for beginners and those running for the first time. It’s cross-country so some of the hills are a little challenging but it’s all good fun. It’s perfect for people thinking about entering…

Giant Book Sale

Sat, 19th Mar, 2016 at 10:00 am to Mon, 28th Mar, 2016 at 5:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Thousands of quality second-hand books will be for sale at the spring book sale, held in Hestercombe’s Bampfylde Hall every day 19th – 28th March, 10am – 5pm. Calling all book lovers – we will have a wide range of titles covering fiction, children’s, cookery, arts & crafts, history & antiques as well as local interest, gardening and wildlife. Prices start from just 50p, with most at £1 and some quality and limited edition titles at higher prices. So come…

End of term concert: Hestercombe CYM

Sat, 19th Mar, 2016 at 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
The Hestercombe Centre for Young Musicians celebrates the end of the spring term with a lunchtime concert in the Staircase Hall of Hestercombe House. Free to all.  Retiring collection in aid of HCYM projects. Find out more about the Hestercombe Centre for Young Musicians by visiting their website.

Easter at Hestercombe

Fri, 25th Mar, 2016 to Sun, 10th Apr, 2016
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Follow our trail.. Explore the blooming springtime gardens as you follow our Easter trail and collect a chocolate treat at the end.  See clumps of golden daffodils, clusters of catkins dangling from the hazel trees and fresh green shoots ready to flower.  You might spot ducklings paddling on the Pear Pond too! Get creative… When you finish the trail, you’ll get you own egg to decorate – colour it with bright blues, pretty pinks and garden greens. Sow a sunflower… Get…

Apr, 2016

A Georgian Garden Trail

Sat, 16th Apr, 2016 at 10:00 am to Sun, 1st May, 2016 at 5:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Follow a trail around the springtime gardens and find out who created our beautiful Landscape Garden and the stories behind its temples, alcoves and statues. FREE to members, FREE with admission.

May, 2016

Hestercombe Express

Wed, 4th May, 2016 at 10:20 am to 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:20 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wed, 28th Sep, 2016

Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Enjoy a rail travel adventure combined with a day out at Hestercombe. Board the steam train at Minehead and wind your way through rolling countryside before you alight at Bishops Lydeard station.  From there, you will travel on a vintage bus to Hestercombe. Your ticket includes return travel on the steam train from Minehead, a vintage bus journey to Hestercombe and entry to the gardens and gallery. For more information and tickets call 01643 704996.

Mar, 2018

Mill Day

Wed, 28th Mar, 2018 at 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
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An event every 4day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Wed, 28th Mar, 2018

Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Come and see our beautifully restored 17th century Hestercombe watermill in action. Meet our miller and watch them making flour while you learn about traditional milling process using turbine and waterwheel. See the wheel turning and experience the sounds and smells that would have filled the Mill Room all those years ago. The miller will be there 11am – 1pm. Normal admission applies. Other Mill Days: Wednesday 4th April

Nov, 2018

Black Friday Gift Shop SALE!

Free
Fri, 23rd Nov, 2018 at 10:00 am to Mon, 26th Nov, 2018 at 5:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Drop into Hestercombe's Gift Shop for their Black Friday sale!
Drop into Hestercombe’s Gift Shop for their massive Black Friday sale. The gift shop will be holding their first ever Black Friday sale from Friday 23rd – Monday 26th November, where you’ll be able to get massive bargains on their amazing gift stock just in time for Christmas! After your retail therapy, visit the adjacent Stables Cafe for some tasty cake, lunches and hot drinks. The Shop is open from 10am-5pm and is free to enter – no Garden admission…