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Hestercombe Gardens

Cheddon Fitzpaine

01823 413923
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Opening Times

Open all year, except Christmas Day
Mon-Sun: 10:00-18:00 Last admission 17:30


Adults: £9.70
Children: £3.70 (Under 5s free)
Concessions: £9.00
Family: £24.20 (2 adults and up to 4 children)
Groups: £7.70 per person (10+ group) £7.00 per person (20+ group)
Students: £5.10
Wheelchair users: £4.85 (helper goes free)

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Stretch your legs in over fifty acres of woodland walks, landscape and formal gardens. See over 250 years of garden design complete with temples, terraces, pergola, lakes and cascades.

Did You Know?

Both the British and American armies used the site during World War II and traces of the barracks can still be seen in the grounds.

There are currently no events happening at Hestercombe Gardens.

No volunteering opportunities are available at Hestercombe Gardens. Find out more about volunteering here

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Special Education Memberships to include use of a range of resources including assistance with lesson planning, bespoke educational activities, full activity programme term-time and special outdoor activities and resources including climbing wall, kayaking, biking, team building, woodland and den building skills.

For more information contact 01823 413923 or


The Museum can assist researchers with enquiries about historical projects relating to the gardens and other research projects.

Please contact the Education Department for more information on 01823 413923 or

Commercial Hire & Services

Hestercombe has a variety of rooms for hire suitable for functions, parties, exhibitions, meetings and training. It can provide Excellent Audio Visual equipment, flip charts and a dedicated member of staff to assist you at any of your events.