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  • Beautiful gardens to explore

  • A lovely place in Somerset to visit

Hestercombe Gardens are beautiful and include 50 acres of lakes, temples, cascades, tranquil woodland walks, terraces and views that will make you all smile.

You can enjoy a family picnic by the children’s play area, or visit the lovely vintage tea room serving full afternoon teas and light lunches.

The picnic area, children’s play area, visitor centre, Stables Restaurant, coffee shop, garden shop, plant centre and Lutyens Art Gallery are all free to enjoy without spending a penny.

Depending on what time of year you visit there may be activities and events for all the family to enjoy. Have a read of our post highlighting all of the great reasons to visit the beautiful Hestercombe with your family here

AND…we have a BRILLIANT offer running at the moment… 20% off admission perfect for the May half term! Download you exclusive voucher here

Key Information

A: Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 8LG
T: 01823 413 923
W: www.hestercombe.com

Things You Can Do

Keep an eye of their website for fantastic events throughout the year such as fun Fridays (summer time only), animal trails, butterfly walks, and holiday fun.
Keep an eye of their website for fantastic events throughout the year such as fun Fridays (summer time only), animal trails, butterfly walks, and holiday fun.
Hestercombe Gardens is the perfect spot to do some bug spotting and some dragonfly hunting. See if they have a ticksheet at reception for you to use.
Hestercombe Gardens is the perfect spot to do some bug spotting and some dragonfly hunting. See if they have a ticksheet at reception for you to use.
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It's an obvious one but why not get some great family photos on these lovely gardens..... or if planning a family portrait session why not arrange to meet here?
You can still enjoy the lovely view, your picnic, let the kids have fun in the play area and visit the garden shop without paying a penny.... these parts are all free
You can still enjoy the lovely view, your picnic, let the kids have fun in the play area and visit the garden shop without paying a penny.... these parts are all free
When exploring, find a good spot to make your very own elf house! Ideas can be found on www.mykidsadventures.com
When exploring, find a good spot to make your very own elf house! Ideas can be found on www.mykidsadventures.com
Take a walk around the woodlands and enjoy the fresh air and freedom..... dogs welcome
Take a walk around the woodlands and enjoy the fresh air and freedom..... dogs welcome

Hestercombe has been transformed over the years and is now stunning. A lovely day out for all the family. You can go for a fabulous walk around the formals gardens or woods and there is lots of wildlife to spot