Get out and about in the parkland

The ‘Capability’ Brown parkland has acres of land to be explored. Here are just a few ideas to help you discover more during your visit.

The parkland with Croome court in the background

Making the most of your visit to Croome

There’s so much to see during your visit. Whether it’s an hour, half a day or whole day, we’ve compiled the ‘must sees’ to make the most of time.

Croome Katherine Alker with repaired carriage splash

Parkland conservation at Croome 

Learn more about the essential work that takes place behind the scenes to look after our acres of garden and parkland for our visitors to enjoy.

Croome Dunstall Castle in the frost

Croome's outer eye-catchers

Venture further afield to one of our many outer eye-catchers in the parkland. Come along to one of the free Panorama Tower and Dunstall Castle open days throughout the year giving you an opportunity to explore inside and take in the 360 degree views at the top.

Croome walking over bridge

Walks at Croome

Would you like to explore more of our acres of parkland? Download one of our many walks to help you discover somewhere new including woodlands, follies and wide open spaces with far reaching views.

children in the wild play area

Croome natural play

Find some ideas of what you can do in the parkland at Croome.

Croome spring 50 things

Top 5 things to do this season

Croome is one of the best places to do the '50 things to do before your 11¾' challenges - here are our top 5 for each season.

Croome dog walking lake bluebells

Dogs at Croome 

Croome is the perfect place for a walk whatever the season. With dog friendly maps, downloadable walks, water bowls, waste bags, tether points and waste bins we hope you enjoy your walkies.

St Mary Magdalene Church

St Mary Magdalene Church Croome

Read about St Mary Magdalene Church at Croome

Nuthatch feeding on a branch

Wildlife

The parkland is haven for wildlife. See what you can spot through the seasons.

caroon seed heads

Flora & fauna

Croome's 'Capability' Brown landscape changes throughout the seasons.

daffodils in the walled gardens at croome

The Walled Gardens 

The Walled Gardens will reopen on 30 March 2018 and they will be open Friday, Saturday and Sunday (plus Bank Holidays) until the end of September 2018. The gardens will be closed for two private functions please visit the page for the dates.

Coade stone Sphinx at Croome

Coade stone at Croome

Find out about the Coade stone features at Croome and our 'Eleanor Coade garden tours'.

Apples hanging from trees in Croome's orchard

Croome's orchard

Croome’s orchard has a mixture of young trees planted by staff and volunteers over the past 15 years, as well as older trees which hint at the use of the land over the past 300 years.

Croome Court 2 by Burney 1784

Our walks as handy downloadable PDFs

Download our walks as pdfs to print off and bring with you when you visit.