Opening Hours

Sunday to Thursday -10.00am to 4.00pm (last orders from kitchen - 2.30pm)
Friday & Saturday – 10.00am to 5.00pm (last orders from kitchen - 3.00pm)

Please note we are dog friendly if you wish to dine alfresco or visit the gardens but we do not allow dogs inside the cafe itself.

Telephone booking is advisable for lunch and booking is essential for afternoon tea. Call us on 01343 612317. For more information about special events please see our What’s On section.

Shop Opening Hours

Open every day from 11am – 4pm

Garden and Children’s Play Opening Hours

Our garden and children's play area is open daily from 10am until 4pm. We are a well-behaved dog friendly garden (on leads please!)


Please note we do charge an entry fee for the garden and the children’s play area. This is to help us with our ongoing restoration project to restore one of Britain’s largest and oldest Walled Gardens. Read about our journey here. 

Low Season | From October - May Garden entry and Children's play are both charged at £2.00 (under 16s free) 

High Season | From June - September Garden entry is charged at £6.00 (under 16s free) and Children’s play area is £3.00 entry per child (free up to 12 months) – supervising adults free

Dogs are welcome as long as they are well-behaved and kept on leads! 

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