Lower Hope Gardens
2024 Opening to the public to raise funds for the National Garden Scheme, Age UK Hereford & Localities (7 July) and St Michael's Hospice, Bartestree (11 August).
During visits usually the Head Gardener Brian Hall is always on hand to answer any gardening questions you may have.
We pride ourselves of being wheelchair friendly for the main areas of the gardens.
Assistance dogs only are permitted to enter the gardens.
Tea, coffee, soft drinks & cakes will be for sale on open days - please bring cash with you as we do not have card payment machines.
Dates for public visits 2024
Entry £7.50 adult £2 child
Please bring the exact cash with you.
We do not have a card reader.
Sunday 14 April (NGS)
Sunday 19May (NGS)
Sunday 7 July (Age UK)
Sunday 11August (St Michael's Hospice)
Sunday 8 September (NGS)
All funds raised from entry fees etc on National Garden Scheme days are donated to the NGS with a small percentage going to a designated charity of our choice, which changes every year.
All funds raised from Private Visits are also donated to the same designated charity.
Private Visits - how to book
Private garden visits can be accommodated in the morning or afternoon Monday to Friday 2pm to 5pm with tea/cake served at 3pm. There are no evening visits. A £50 non-refundable deposit will be required to hold a booking.
The visits must taken place in the week immediately following a public open day as shown above namely:-
Monday 15 April - Friday 19 April 2024
Monday 20 May - Friday 24 May 2024
Monday 8 July - Friday 12 July 2024
Monday 12 August - Friday 16 August 2024
Monday 9 September - Friday 13 September 2024
Your group must consist of at least 20 people.
Parking is available for cars/minibuses/coaches.
Tea and cake for a private visit is included in the price of £12 per person.
For a booking form please contact Caren
Cherry Blossom Day - CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Lower Hope Fruit, which is part of the Estate and a short drive away from the gardens, have a Cherry Blossom Day earlier in the year. This is a spectacular sight! Winner of the prestigious Award "Top Fruit Grower of the Year" in 2011 and 2015.
Once we are able to offer this event again, this section will be updated with the relevant information.