Medieval palace with moat and formal gardens in Wells.
Size of site:
Summer: 10AM - 6PM
Winter: 10AM - 4PM
Bus routes all listed on our website.
Yes - Plant shop
Visitors should check the website before arrival in case of closures due to special events.
An open expanse of water, perfect for wildlife - the cool breeze brings welcome relief from summer heat.
Rich with the heady scent of summer, these traditional flowers come in many beautiful varieties.
Compact and cheerful, these typically evergreen shrubs produce pink and purple blossoms in spring.
Delicate fronds unfurl every spring in old tree stumps and wet ground, as they have for millions of years.
Whimsical shapes and statues clipped from a coat of densely-packed green leaves.
Classic climber, with muscular stems and grape-like bunches of pastel coloured blooms in late spring.
Grand specimen trees and shrubs standing proud in parkland or woodland settings.
A British favourite, carpeting woodland floors in undulating swathes of green and purple from mid May.
With waxy evergreen leaves and rose-like flowers, Camellias burst into colour as winter loosens its grip.
Yellow heads bobbing in the breeze, these flowers carpet the ground as winter ends and spring begins.
Delicate blossoms foreshadow apple-green leaves, these sculptural trees are stunning in spring.
White and green flowers burst into life in midwinter, through even the hardest of frosts.
Whether a formal fountain or wildlife pond, water provides space for tranquility and reflection.
With winter protection and high humidity, these are perfect for tropical plants and propagation.
As morning frosts begin to set in, the leaves of trees and shrubs light up in reds, yellows and oranges.
Geometric shapes and smartly clipped hedges, with flowers lined up in neat rows like soldiers on parade.
Sheltered from winter winds and balmy in springtime, walls create a microclimate perfect for gardening.
Sculptural plants with beautiful branches and winter colour bring the darkest days of the year to life.
At the tail end of winter through into spring, the boughs of Cherry trees are heavy with beautiful flowers.
From tiny brooks to wide rivers, with gentle sounds, nature and life even in the depths of winter.
Experience art as you journey through this garden, with interesting pieces arranged outdoors.
Bursting back with fresh colour every year, these flower borders are perfect for pollinators.
In summer this grassland habitat is rich with the buzzing of pollinators and packed with beautiful flowers.
Experience another side of the gardens at night with a festive light trail. Additional entry fee may apply.