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Looking and tasting good

Update 20th August - the kitchen garden is in full swing - from which you'll find beetroot, courgettes, spring onions and lettuce being used in our cafe.  If you're lucky, you might be able to pick up some homegrown produce to take home...

Summer holiday theatre

On Sunday 28th August, we are hosting a family-friendly staging of the Wind in the Willows.  See our events page for more details and how to book tickets.

New in the Garden

Summer visitors this year include this giant woven willow ball, whose location will vary each week. And at 12noon and 3pm daily, be sure to listen out for the sound of this intriguing temporary visitor.

We're recruiting

We are currently recruiting for weekend welcome desk volunteers and a director for our trading company. Visit our vacancies page to find out more.

Welcome to Painswick Rococo Garden

The country's sole surviving complete rococo garden

Painswick Rococo Garden was designed in the 1740s as a flamboyant pleasure garden for Benjamin Hyett to entertain his guests.  This was a time when gardens were fashionable theatrical sets, providing a stunning backdrop to decadent garden parties.  Instead of a flower garden, you will happen across a stunning vegetable garden, beautifully-framed views of the surrounding countryside and fanciful garden buildings.  You can lose yourself amongst the lofty trees of our leafy woodland walk and watch friends and family battle to find the centre of our unusual maze.  And afterwards, enjoy delicious homemade cakes or a light lunch in our cosy cafe.

Couple cuddling in a garden

Things to do at Rococo Garden...

Visit our own TV channel to view a selection of videos on the Garden and the latest editions of our 'Ask Rococo' garden and kitchen tips. 




Learn more about visiting Rococo Garden. We have all the information you need to make your visit to the Garden a memorable one, including vital information like opening times and costs etc.


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