Hestercombe is a unique collection of three gardens spanning three centuries of garden history and design. All have undergone acclaimed restoration works and today provide important examples of gardens in contrasting styles that continue to grow and develop.
Hestercombe offers a great destination for an exciting short stop or a wonderful leisurely day out.
Walk the gardens, visit the courtyard to enjoy delicious refreshments or browse in our beautiful Gift Shop which is filled with interesting and unusual gifts, books and a well stocked Plant Centre. Also, new for 2008 - The Gallery Restaurant - for business lunches, corporate entertainment and special occasions. Open Tuesday to Friday (closed weekends and Mondays) 12 to 2.30 offering an eclectic mix of English dishes, well cooked and beautifully presented in a welcoming, relaxed atmosphere.
And don't forget to visit our Bat Roost with it's hi tech viewing room!
Also - we are dog-friendly - DOGS WELCOME on a short lead.
Did you know?
Hestercombe is one of the newest and most exciting venues for weddings, conferences and parties; business meetings, exhibitions, celebrations of all kinds - let us take care of you.
Also, there are exciting year round events - talks, themed lunches, food and craft fairs, workshops, live music and seasonal delights with lots to do for the whole family.
With so much on offer, we are sure that you will find Hestercombe a welcome oasis of tranquility, a great day out for friends and families, a regular destination for events and the perfect venue for celebrations or business functions.