stately homes gardens etc in Worcestershire
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Stately Homes & Gardens in Worcestershire

Heritage sites also including country houses in Worcestershire...

Worcestershire Stately Homes, Country Houses & Gardens

blank tabBODENHAM ARBORETUMStately Homes & Gardens
Wolveley, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY11 5TB
Meander through the beauty, peace and tranquillity of Bodenham, Worcestershire's 'Hidden Garden'. An oasis of plantations, pools and avenues, beautifully landscaped including over 3000 species of trees and shrubs from all over the world.

Walks will take you through a patchwork quilt of pools, dells and glades, which provide habitats for flora, fauna, insect and bird life. The working farm includes sheep, Herefordshire cattle, pigs and rare breeds of poultry. Everyone enjoys Bodenham's donkeys, who play a very important part in the 'Follow the Star' Christmas Nativity Trail. The award winning Visitors Centre provides home-cooked food & cakes including or own farm reared pork, beef and lamb.
Tel: 01562 852444
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Snowshill Manor

Snowshill, Broadway, Worcestershire, WR12 7JU
Tel: 01386 852410    Fax: 01386 842822    E-mail:

Snowshill Manor Gardens Photo © David Stowell
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Arts & Crafts-style garden designed to complement a handsome Cotswold manor house.

The garden with its terraces and ponds was laid out in the early 20th century by Charles Paget Wade as a series of outdoor rooms.

Now run on organic principles, it has a lively mix of ornaments and architectural features, bright colours and delightful scents, with wonderful views across the Cotswold countryside.

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The Guildhall

High Street, Guildhall, Worcester, WR1 2EY
Tel: 01905 723471

A notable restored 18th century building built by Thomas White, a local architect. Exhibits include a cannon, scold's bridle, leather fire buckets and oil paintings.

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Harvington Hall

Harvington Hall Lane, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY10 4LR
Tel: 01562 777846    Fax: 01562 777190    
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Harvington Hall is an Elizabethan moated Manor House with the country's finest series of priests hiding places and original Elizabethan wall paintings. There are charming gardens running down to the moat and a tiny herb garden based on an original design. Guided tours are available during opening times and groups and schools are welcome at all times of the year. Tea room and gift shop available. Ground floor, garden, shop and tea room accessible for disabled visitors.

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Little Malvern Court

Little Malvern, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 4JN
Tel: 01684 892988    Fax: 01684 893057
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14th Century Prior's Hall once attached to 12th Century Benedictine Priory, with Victorian addition by Hansom. Family and European paintings and furniture. Collections of 18th and 19th Century needlework. Home of the Berington family by descent since the Dissolution. 10 acres of former monastic grounds. Magnificent views, lake, garden rooms, terrace. Wide variety of spring bulbs, old fashioned roses, shrubs and trees. Location: 5 miles south of Great Malvern on Upton-on-Severn Road (A4104).

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Hanbury Hall and Gardens

School Road, Hanbury, Droitwich, Worcestershire, WR9 7EA
Tel: 01527 821214    Fax: 01527 821251
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Now open most Saturdays, Hanbury Hall is a stunning William and Mary style house completed in 1701. Interior includes outstanding wall and ceiling paintings by Sir James Thornhill and the fascinating Watney collection of fine porcelain and flower paintings. Beautiful tranquil gardens including the unusual Ice House and working Mushroom House, and colourful eighteenth century formal gardens with newly reconstructed Bowling Green, available for play by visitors.

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Witley Court & The Jerwood Foundation

Worcester Road, Great Witley, Worcester, WR6 6JT
Tel: 01299 896636

Spectacular ruins of a once great country house. This vast Italianate mansion incorporates porticoes by John Nash and is surrounded by magnificent landscaped gardens, the 'monster work' of William Nesfield, which contains the Perseus & Andromeda Fountain and the Jerwood Sculpture Park.

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The Greyfriars

Friar Street, Worcester, WR1 2LZ
Tel: 01905 23571

A fine timber-framed merchant's house, built in 1480 next to the Franciscan friary. Rescued from demolition and carefully restored, the panelled interior contains interesting textiles and furnishings. An archway leads through to the delightful walled garden.

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Spetchley Park Gardens

Spetchley Park, Worcester, WR5 1RS
Tel: 01905 345224     E-mail:

Garden covering 30 acres. Large collection of trees, shrubs and plants, many rare or unusual. Deer park with red & fallow deer.

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Croome Park

NT Estate Office, The Builders' Yard, High Green, Severn Stoke, WR8 9JS
Tel: 01905 371006    Fax: 01905 371090
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Magnificent landscape park being restored to its former glory. Croome was Capability Brown's first complete landscape, making his reputation and establishing a new style of garden design which became universally adopted over the next fifty years. The elegant park buildings and other structures are mostly by Robert Adam and James Wyatt. There are miles of walks through lakeside gardens, shrubberies and open parkland.

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