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

The GARDENS open seven days a week Saturday 26th March 2022 from 11.30 to 5pm.

PLEASE NOTE: Both the Gardens and Tearooms will be closed on Thursday 7th July 2022 for the funeral of Lawrence Banks.

Dogs on leads are welcome. Many areas of the garden are accessible to wheelchair users.

MAPLES TEAROOM - last orders are 4.30 please phone Mell on 07970 595 420 for information or bookings in the tearoom.

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 90 '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. 



Lots of gorgeous plants arriving weekly

Please phone our Head Gardener, Steve Lloyd, on 07968 435 627 if you are looking for something in particular.  There is a huge selection currently in stock all wonderful quality and prices.

Things are changing daily in the gardens. In the kitchen garden the tulips have gone to be replaced by alliums, iris and much, much more. The nets are up to protect the veg and fruit. The Cornus Venus is out at the entrance to the gardens and elsewhere in the garden there are a few azaleas still in flower but many more shrubs including the hydrangeas are coming out. Everything is just so beautiful at the moment.

No visit would be complete without visiting Park Wood although it is a harder walk it is well worth it. Such a lovely tranquil sanctuary.

The Cornus are still out in various areas in the gardens along with the Philadelphus, which smell stunning.