Things to see & do
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Connect to the web
Free Wi-Fi is available in our Winthrop's Café. Give surfing the web a whirl while enjoying a cuppa and slice of home-made cake.
Walk with Johnston
Discover the stories behind Hidcote with our new surround sound audio guide. Take a step back in time and tour the garden with the help of its creator, Lawrence Johnston.
Pack a picnic
Pack a picnic and enjoy the summer. The best place to arrange your rug is in the Wilderness, with its cool, shady grounds and great views.
Sit and read
You can always find a quiet corner in the garden to relax and unwind. Why not bring a book or newspaper, and while away the afternoon?
Croquet and tennis
Challenge family and friends to a game of croquet on The Great Lawn. Energy to burn? Then enjoy a game of tennis on our all-weather court.
Make the most of your day and stop off at Chipping Campden on your way home. Walk along the Market Hall's paved floor, lovingly worn by shoppers and traders over the centuries. Explore some of the little shops lining the High Street. You can enjoy a cup of tea and a warm welcome at one of the town's traditional tea-rooms.
Out and about
The great outdoors
Soak up great views by following one of many public footpaths leading from our car park.
Spot animals and insects that make Hidcote their home, such as the Hummingbird Hawk-moth.
Only 10 minutes by car, and great for walking, Dovers Hill hosts the famous Olympick Games.