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Hodnet Hall Gardens

Horsewash pool, Hodnet Hall Gardens. -


Market Drayton


Tel : +44 01630 685786

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£1.00 - £1.00

£6.50 - £6.50

It was predicted in 1958 that Hodnet ""would one day take its place among the major gardens of Britain."" Now the glorious fulfillment of that prophecy is simply waiting for you to enjoy. Stroll among an inspirational 60 acres of forest trees, flowering shrubs, sweeping lawns and ornamental pools, ponds, streams and waterfalls. Enjoy a delicious light lunch or afternoon tea in the gardens spacious tea-rooms, housing many hunters trophies from Africa.

Hodnet Hall Gardens has been home to the Heber-Percy family for several centuries, with each generation adding significantly to the ambience and splendor of the garden. Sitting above the magical main pool is the house lieing in a vibrant and colorful island of trees, shrubs and flowery enclosures. Children will love watching the ducks and famous black swans swim by as the afternoon sunlight bounces off the great lake. Look out for the giant gunnera leaves (in April, May), measuring six feet across and ten feet tall, enough to shelter an entire family under if you should fall victim to April showers!

Open Days: Every Sunday and Bank holiday Monday from Sunday 27th March – Sunday 25th September

Price: Adults £6.50 ; Children £1

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By Road

From Shrewsbury take the A53 towards Market Drayton

Follow signs for Hodnet

At the roundabout take the Hodnet turning and follow the road in to the village

Finish on the left at Hodnet Hall Garden (signposted)

By Public Transport

From Shrewsbury station it is 15 miles to Hodnet Hall Gardens.

Horsewash pool, Hodnet Hall Gardens. -
Horsewash pool, Hodnet Hall Gardens. -

Hodnet Hall Gardens facilities include:

  • Guided tours available for groups
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • Café/restaurant
  • Picnic site
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)
  • Booking essential
  • Groups accepted
  • Max group size
  • Min group size
  • Open outside normal opening times by appointment
  • Pets accepted (other than service dogs)
  • Toilets

Hodnet Hall Gardens accessibility includes:

  • Ramp/level access
  • Service dogs permitted (eg guide dogs)
  • Toilets for disabled visitors

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