Booking to visit the Garden

Booking to visit the Garden

Government guidance currently permits public gardens such as ours to open for local exercise.  Over the coming weeks, the Garden will be open Thursday – Sunday by advance booking only.  Weekday opening hours are 10am-3pm and weekends 10am-3.30pm. You must follow...
Snowdrop update

Snowdrop update

Despite all the trials and trauma in our daily lives at the moment, nature continues her seasonal cycle quietly and unabated, and that is very clear to see here in the Garden.  As the days get longer, first thoughts of spring are in the air.  And for many, that means...
Garden Winter Raffle

Garden Winter Raffle

We have launched a brand-new Winter Raffle in order to raise vital funds for the Garden. The past 12 months have been challenging for so many of us in different ways, and for us it has meant less income to take care of our historic Garden and make sure that it is...
Emergency Appeal Update

Emergency Appeal Update

Donate to support our work These are challenging times for all of us, and as a charity funded solely through visitor admission fees and sales from the shop and cafe, we have experienced a significant negative impact on our income over the past year. If you’ve kept up...
Could you row across an ocean?

Could you row across an ocean?

Well, that’s what Painswick resident Martyn Thornton is planning to do later this year.  And it’s not just any old ocean – this is a solo trip of 3000 miles across the Atlantic in a boat specially-made for the purpose. Martyn will start out in...
Garden update 29 May 2020

Garden update 29 May 2020

Our focus this week has been on re-opening the Garden so you can all come and enjoy it again. We’ve made a number of changes to ensure everyone’s safety, including online advance booking to limit numbers, changes to the route into and around the Garden and closure of...