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 Monday 1st April when the gardens will open daily until Thursday 31st October 2024. However, during this winter period, Maples Tea Room will be open on speciified days (please see below)

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!


Please note that Maples Tearooms will be closed on Saturday 9th December, as all staff will be attending a memorial service for a former work colleague

Open daily from 1st April until 29th October during the season  - 11.30am - 4.30pm serving a delicious range of light lunches, home made cakes, ice creams and cream teas.

Winter opening times: 31st October  - 17 December 2023 -  Tues, Thurs Sat & Sun 10.30am - 3.00pm (last orders) Pre- booked Christmas Lunch will be available on Sunday 17 December. Maples will be closed from 17 December, re-opening on Tuesday 16 January 2024. Please see further details on Maples Tearooms in the drop down menu.

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. 






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!