Walled Garden Tours

 

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Join us each Tuesday or Thursday…

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Tours of Wollaton’s Secret Walled Garden


Tours of the Walled Garden give you an opportunity to see the 4-acre site with 12 foot high walls and Head Gardeners Cottage built between 1783 – 1788.

Explore the work done by volunteers over the last three years to reclaim the site from the ravages of time and the encroachment of ivy and brambles, to grow flowers and vegetables once again.

Join the tour:

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:15 am
  • Tours lasts approximately 1 hour
  • Payment by £5 donation on entry to fundraise for the Walled Garden project
  • Car parking charges apply.

Meeting Point : Volunteer will meeting you at the 508 café (near the main vehicle entrance to Wollaton Park from Wollaton Road), please allow time for meeting prior to your tour.

Safety: Due to the uneven ground and the nature of the Walled Garden, this tour is not suitable for wheelchairs, buggies or prams. Dogs on leads are by owner supervision. Sturdy footwear is recommended.

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Booking in advance is required.

Discover Wollaton Hall & Park

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Wollaton Hall

Wollaton Hall is an Elizabethan mansion designed by the Elizabethan architect, Robert Smythson.

The building contains the Great Hall, Natural History Collections displayed throughout the hall and the Salon, which offers views over the Formal Gardens.

Across four gallery rooms there is even an exhibition about a T. rex with hist skeleton on display spanning 12 meters skull to tail – it’s one not to miss!

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Wollaton Park & Lake

Wollaton Park is a 500 acre park home to a variety of wildlife, including two herds of wild deer, 90 Red and 120 Fallow, as well as other wildlife, and many of these enjoy time at the lake.

Throughout the park we have play parks to keep kids entertained, which are located near the 508 café and Sutton Passeys crescent.

As all Secret Walled Garden Tour tickets are on a first come first served basis, it is recommended but not essential to book tickets in advance.

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