A garden for all seasons in the heart of the Welsh Marches

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A garden for all seasons in the heart of the Welsh Marches

Welcome to Hergest Croft Gardens

Set in the heart of the Welsh Marches, this 70 acre garden has stunning views towards the Black Mountains. Created over 120 years by four generations of the Banks family, Hergest Croft has a unique collection of over 5,000 rare plants, trees and shrubs as well as more than 130 'Champion' trees. There are gorgeous flower borders, an old fashioned Kitchen Garden, Azalea Garden, Maple Grove, and Park Wood. Spectacular spring and autumn colour make this a garden for all seasons. 

Please note: Hergest Croft Gardens are now closed for the winter season and will re-open on Saturday 2nd March 2024  - for weekends only -  until Friday 29th March when the gardens will open daily until Thursday 31st October 2024. However, during this winter period, Maples Tea Room, Plant Sales and the Gift Shop will be open on speciified days (please see below) There is no access to the gardens during this period.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our friends and visitors who have supported us during the season and we look forward to welcoming you back to the gardens in 2024!


Open daily from 29th March until 31st October during the season  - 11.30am - 4.30pm serving a delicious range of light lunches, home made cakes, ice creams and cream teas.

Please phone Mell on 07970 595 420 for further information or bookings in the tearoom.




During the winter season, we have a limited selection of trees, shrubs and herbaceous perennials in stock at very competitive prices.These can be viewed during the winter opening times of Maples Tearooms (see above). Please phone Steve Lloyd on 07968 435 627 if you wish to purchase any specific trees, shrubs etc out of these hours. 






Spring Fair Monday 6th May 2024

Autumn Fair Sunday 13th October 2024

Hergest Croft Gardens Spring Fair 2023 Video


Please view our News and Events page to see all of our planned activities for this year and of course many more to come so keep re-visiting!