Things to see & do

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What's on

Find out what's on throughout the year at Peckover.

From summer concerts to art exhibitions, behind the scenes tours to bee weekends, there's something for everyone.

Free garden tours


You can enjoy a free garden tour given by one of our dedicated and friendly volunteer garden stewards. You can join tours on most days at 2.00pm, leaving from the stables.

A welcoming character

 © Diane Smith

Find out about the fascinating history of the Peckover family, as told by one of our costumed interpretation team members. Talks take place on selected days throughout the season.

Croquet on the lawn

Try your hand at croquet © John Millar

Enjoy a game of croquet on the lawn throughout the spring and summer months.

Don't miss

  • Damson and Algernon, our Peckover cats
  • The Cabinet of Curiosities - both old and new
  • Get up close to a Greek manuscript, nearly 1,000 years old
  • Come and see our beehives
  • Our newly dressed Stables and Tack Room
  • Our new Banking Wing
A black cat relaxes in the flowering garden at Peckover © National Trust

A black cat relaxes in the flowering garden at Peckover

A day at Peckover House

It's often hard to describe Peckover and its wonderful garden in words, so watch this video and let the pictures do the talking, we hope it will inspire you to visit, like Peter Shelton, who posted this wonderful video on YouTube.