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1st April - 30th Sept; Wed - Sun, plus Bank Holiday Mondays; 11am - 6pm. October Saturday and Sunday; 11am - 4pm,Plus half-term Wednesday 25 - Friday 27 October. last admission 1 hour before closing.
14 April and 2 July.
April - May June - July Sept - Oct
daffodils and, crocus and spring blossom Roses and herbaceous borders Autumn colours
Gardens: Adult £7
Under 5's FREE
Family (2 adults & 2 children) £17
Pre-booked group rates (over 15 adults) £6 per person
Senior Citizen at 60+ £5.50;
Groups of 25+ Adults £5pp, Season tickets £25; Guided tours available @ £30.
Wheelchair access is limited due to the nature of the environment; mobility scooters are available for hire by prior arrangement.
No dogs are admitted to the Gardens, with the exception of assistance dogs.
Golden Egg Trail 12-17 April
Specialist Plant Fair 23 April
History Comes Alive Re-enactment 12-13 August
Spooky Root House Halloween Trail 25-29 October
Kitchen Garden, Millennium Garden, Herbaceous Borders, Fountain Gardens, Melon Yard Rose Lawn, Conservatory and Alcove, Statues, Root House, Lake, Aviary and Woodland Copse
The Old Chequers, Crowle The Oak, Upton Snodsbury The March Hare, Broughton Hackett
Worcester (2 miles) Malvern (10 miles) Droitwich Spa (6 miles)
Spetchley has been home to the Berkeley family for over 400 years and successive generations have lovingly collected rare plants, shrubs and trees from around the world, creating a wondrous garden of many rooms and vistas that appeal to all ages and tastes; it is a truly inclusive garden. Set within 30 glorious acres the Gardens are proud to have one of the largest private collections of plant varieties outside the major botanical gardens.
It is an ever changing garden, and for the past 3 years Spetchley has undergone a mini revival with many improvements, including the creation of a new garden entrance, car park and Welcome Centre. This year the new Heritage Learning and Interpretation Centre opened to visitors allowing visitors to learn more about the Gardens and the Berkeley families influence over the unpoilt 17th Century landscape using audio visual and touch screen technology.
Visit the Gardens and enjoy wonderful walks through formal and informal herbaceous borders, sweeping lawns and woodland glades, and take in the views across the Deer Park and lake to the Malvern Hills, followed by a delicious visit to the Old Laundry Tea Room.
The House and Garden have belonged to the Berkeley Family since 1605 and the Garden has enchanted many over its history. The House was used by the Royalist forces on the eve of the Battle of Worcester in 1653. It inspired Edward Elgar, a frequent visitor, to write his epic piece, Dream of Gerontius and it was earmarked as a possible base for the War Cabinet during WW2 and eventually became an oasis for recuperating American fighter pilots before reverting back to the family in 1945.