Guy’s Cliffe Walled Garden Trust      :       Email: info@guyscliffewalledgarden.org.uk

Welcome to Guy’s Cliffe Walled Garden

The Walled Garden was originally part of the kitchen garden for Guy’s Cliffe House from at least the 1770s to the late 1940s.  In recent years the garden had become totally overgrown & derelict.

Clearance work on the site started in January 2014.  Since then volunteers have contributed over 13,000 hours of work to bring the garden back to life.  


The aim of the volunteer project is to restore the walls and glasshouses and return the site to a working Georgian/Victorian kitchen garden for the enjoyment and educational benefit of the community, and to give an insight into how the garden supported an important country house.   The garden is listed as a Grade II site by English Heritage on the Register of Parks & Gardens of Special Historic Interest.  


The garden is open to the general public on event & volunteer days. Our next 2017 full Open Days (with information boards, catering and activities) will be :

    Saturday 17th June,

    Saturday 22nd July (National Gardens Scheme Open Day),

    Sat 9th & Sun 10th September (Heritage Weekend Open Days).  

Entry is free  (except on 22nd July,  the NGS Open Day, when there will be a £2.50 charge for charity).


From March to October, visitors are welcome on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month to look at our progress.

Visitors are also welcome to pop in on any of our normal volunteer days when we are working in the garden.


If you are interested in

helping to restore the

garden, please come to

one of our volunteer days.


You can follow our progress and receive updates by

signing up to our email list.

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The Walled Garden before restoration

work began in January 2014

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The Walled Garden is behind Hintons
Nursery.  

 

Access & parking via Hintons Nursery, Coventry Road,

Guy’s Cliffe,

Warwick  CV34 5FJ


> Click here for map


Volunteer Dates 2017

We shall be working in the garden between
10 am - 3.30 pm on the following dates.
Visitors are always welcome on these days.


Thursday 27th April


Wednesday 3rd May

Sunday 7th May (informal visitor day)

Wednesday 10th May

Monday 15th May

Thursday 18th May

Sunday 21st May  (informal visitor day)

Thursday 25th May

Tuesday 30th May


Sunday 4th June  (informal visitor day)

Wednesday 7th June

Monday 12th June

Friday 16th June

Saturday 17th June FULL OPEN DAY

Sunday 18th June  (informal visitor day)

Friday 23rd June

Wednesday 28th June


More 2017 dates will be announced here soon


  * New volunteers are always welcome,
even if staying only for an hour or two.  

* Tea & coffee are available for volunteers but please bring your own lunch if you are staying all day.

*Tools and gloves provided.

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Latest News

Looking south down the central path of the garden

We welcomed nearly 250 visitors to the garden over the Easter weekend.  Despite the mixed weather our younger visitors were entertained by an Easter trail and, as usual, everyone enjoyed Peter & Mary’s excellent catering.  A great start to our season of open days. Thanks to everyone who came along.

 Newsletter: Review of 2016. 

Our new paths, largely funded by The Henry VIII Endowed Trust, Warwick, were officially opened on 24th April by their Chairman, Mr John Edwards.  We were delighted to welcome members of the Trust to the garden for the opening ceremony. The paths are a huge improvement, much appreciated by volunteers and visitors alike.

Mr John Edwards officially opening the new paths 24 April 2017 Official opening of the paths Easter Monday open day