Wightwick Manor and Gardens

Important notice -

As part of our conservation we've reseeded the formal garden (the bit with the rose arbour and herbaceous bedding) and it will be closed until the end of May. It will reopen in time for its summer display. The rest of the garden is open as normal.

The legacy of a family's passion for Victorian art and design

Wightwick Manor and Gardens

Things to see and do

Wightwick Manor and Gardens

What's on 

Yew hedge path leading to the front door at Wightwick Manor

What's on at Wightwick 

From specialist talks to family fun we have lots to do. Some are free, others need booking, so find out about our events this year.

Upcoming events

Specialist Talk - The Pre-Raphaelites - Sex, drugs and poetry

Thu 09 Jun 2016
A tongue-in-cheek evening tour with a definite adult slant led by the House Steward.

Specialist Talk: Morris & the Kelmscott Press

Sat 11 Jun 2016
Join the House Steward for a relaxed talk followed by a walking tour of the collection.

Outdoor Theatre - Folksy Theatre presents Shakespeare's "As You Like It"

Thu 11 Aug 2016
Bring a picnic and celebrate summer. This wonderful Shakespeare comedy about life, love, betrayal, faith and death will be filled with Folksy's touch of bold characters, live music, audience interaction and plenty of laughs!

Outdoor Theatre - Folksy Theatre presents 'The Smartest Giant In Town'.

Sat 13 Aug 2016
Bring a picnic and celebrate summer. Folksy's musical adaptation of Julia Donaldson's (creator of the Gruffalo) wonderful book will be filled with puppetry, colourful characters and songs that will have you clapping and singing along!

Specialist Talk: Rossetti & his Circle

Thu 08 Sep 2016
Join the House Steward for a relaxed talk followed by a walking tour of the collection.

Specialist Talk: May & Jane Morris- Their Lives and Works

Sat 08 Oct 2016
Join the House Steward for a relaxed talk followed by a walking tour of the collection.
Wightwick Manor and Gardens

Eating and shopping 

Cooking utensils in the kitchen at Wightwick Manor

Visit our tea-room and pop into the gift shop 

You'll find freshly cooked food in our tea-room, and you can order fabric and wallpaper from our William Morris inspired shop.

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Family crossing the Mathematical bridge, Wightwick

Organise a group visit 

Your group will love a trip out to Wightwick Manor, full of famous art and gardens to relax in.

Wightwick Manor and Gardens


Image from Mawson's Art and Craft of Gardening 1912 edition Wightwick Manor

Start to discover the facinating history of Wightwick 

From its Victorian builders to the amazing art collection Wightwick is a rich tapestry of stories, so start to follow just a few of the threads.

Wightwick Manor and Gardens

Get involved

Scarecrow in the Kitchen garden, Wightwick

Find out about volunteering 

Our volunteers help in so many ways; find out what they do and if there might be a role for you

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Venue hire

A tantalus with decanters at Wightwick Manor

Weddings, filming and meetings, all you need to know about hiring Wightwick 

As well as being open to the public all year round Wightwick is also popular with TV crews. We also get regular requests for private hire and weddings. Read our guide on what we can offer.