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Miserden

Cafe or restaurant
Paid entry
Disabled facilities
Roses

Summary

Award-winning historic formal garden, full of character.

About The Garden at Miserden

Nestled in the lush Cotswold Hills is Miserden, recent winner of Historic Houses Garden of the Year and a garden which has managed to retain much of its 17th-century charm even as the world has evolved around it.
Mature yew hedges provide a velvety green backdrop to borders which zing with colour from spring to autumn thanks to an inspired mix of shrubs and herbaceous plants. If it’s original features you’re after, Miserden has them in spades. From the magnificent Mulberry tree that dates back to 1620 to the rustic stone summerhouse and light-filled cafe housed in a striking converted glasshouse. The rose-draped pergola adds a heady splash of romance to proceedings and there is the ever-present visage of the house itself, draped with Wisteria, which provides a beautiful backdrop to the garden.
This garden also scores points with eco-friendly gardeners for its commitment to greening the estate, as evident in the hedgerows and untamed field margins where birds and dormice happily flit about. Touches of the contemporary extend to the Garden Cafe, which serves a delicious collection of cakes and some excellent teas and coffees.

Garden Facilities

Toilets, Toilets with Wheelchair Access, Food Stall (Food and Drink), Cafe/Restaurant - Indoor Seating, Cafe/Restaurant - Outdoor Seating, Car Park (Free), Plant Shop/Small Nursery

Garden Features

Spring: Perennial Borders, Wisteria
Summer: Roses, Perennial Borders
Year-Round: Walled Garden, Arboretum, Topiary, Pool/Pond, Greenhouses/Glasshouses, Lakes, Woodland Walk

Tickets & Discounts

Day ticket prices: £9 Adults, Children free.
Concessions: If a visitor comes with their carer, the carer has free entry.
Season ticket prices: Friends of Miserden Passes - £30 single, £50 joint pass.
Membership discounts: Not available.

Good to Know

  • Dog Walking: No - Guide dogs only.
  • Family Friendly: Yes - Children of all ages.
  • Wheelchair & Pushchair Access: Mostly inaccessible (some paths moderately flat and paved). Most routes are gravel, some have steps but there are alternatives.
  • Wheelchair Hire: Not available.
  • Bicycle Storage: Not specified.
  • Public Transport: Far from public transport links.
  • Postcode for SatNavs: The garden recommends using GL6 7JA
  • Last Entry: An hour before 'Closing Time'.
  • Size of Site: 10 Acres.
  • Profile Information: Last updated by The Garden at Miserden in 2021.
OPENING TIMES
Please check the latest COVID-19 guidance before your visit.
From 2 April 2021 Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 10AM - 5PM

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Areas of Miserden

  • Garden

  • Nursery

  • The Garden Cafe

  • Pop-up Restaurant

    Please see pop-up link for dates: https://www.miserden.org/popup/

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