The Walled Gardens are now closed for the winter, they will be open from 11am until 5pm (last entry 4pm) every Friday, Saturday and Sunday (plus Bank Holidays) from Friday 19 April to Sunday 29 September 2019.
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.
The lakeside in the ‘Capability’ Brown parkland is the perfect place to explore with temples, follies and statues around every corner. The natural play area and the RAF themed playground is a fun way to spend an afternoon with your family. Why not explore with one of our downloadable walks.
Discover the secrets of the Second World War airbase now our visitor centre. In the 1940s RAF Defford housed over 2,000 service personnel and scientists who tested radar to meet new enemy threats. Some of these wartime buildings, once the wartime hospital complex, still remain and some have been restored to become our Visitor Centre and museum.