Visiting Overbeck's Garden: what to expect

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We are open for pre-booked visits. If you're booking a visit to Overbeck's Garden, in this article you'll find everything you need to know about what's open and what to expect from your visit.


If you are arriving at Overbeck's by car, please find a parking space either on the driveway or in the small car park on the right near the top of the hill. Once you have arrived by car or on foot please continue up the drive to a small reception area. Please have your ticket ready to show our staff either on your phone or a printed copy. If you’re a member, you’ll also need to show your membership card.

Please arrive within your timeslot. Sadly, if you're more than 10 minutes late, we won’t be able to guarantee your entry. Your admission will be at the discretion of the property staff and will be based on visitor numbers.

Parking is free if you're a member. There is a £6 parking fee for non-members (Paybyphone). Alternatively you can park at the National Trust East Soar car park (TQ7 3DR) and take a pleasant 1.2 mile (1.9km) walk to Overbeck's. Parking is free if your'e a member, please scan your card. For non- members East Soar is also a Paybyphone car park with a £3 charge or you have the option to pay by coins at the Pay and Scan meter. . You can also pay by coins Pay parking (not National Trust) at North Sands about one mile away.

There is no limit to the amount of time you can spend at Overbeck's during your visit.   


What's open?

The garden, car park and toilets are open. 


Bringing a dog?

Dogs are not allowed in the garden except for assistance dogs, but there are walks in the surrounding countryside. 



  • Overbeck's is not easily accesible to those using wheelchairs as there are loose gravel paths, steps and steep paths.
  • There is no accessible parking but drop off and pick up is available.
  • Unfortunately the toilets are unsuitable for wheelchair access.
  • We are not able to provide any disability scooters or wheelchairs at this time.


Book your tickets

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Overbeck's garden is open for pre-booked visits.

Please note you need to book tickets to visit Overbeck's Garden. Tickets are released every Thursday for the following fortnight.