Peckover House and Garden

Peckover House and Garden

Things to see and do

Useful to know

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What's on

The rose arch in the Graham Thomas Borders at Peckover House and Garden

Don't miss Wisbech Rose Fair 

The rose garden at Peckover House is named after Alexandrina Peckover, who gave us the house and grounds in 1943. With over 60 varieties of roses, it remains a floral delight in June and July. So come and join us for Wisbech Rose Fair.

Upcoming events

Transition in Time - Trust New Art

Sat 23 Jun 2018
12:00-16:00
2018 marks 70 years since the death of Alexandrina Peckover, the sale of the contents of the House and the property coming under the ownership of the National Trust. To mark this occasion we have worked with Trust New Art, East Anglian Art Fund...

Marmalade Cake

Sat 23 Jun 2018
12:00-16:00
During the afternoon, come and experience the frantic activity in the kitchen while the servants prepare for a birthday tea party for Alexandrina, age 10, and engage in a bit of gossip.

Art Day

Sat 30 Jun 2018
11:30-16:00
A celebratory day of art activities in the House and Garden inspired by some of the creative themes explored in Transitions in Time, led by Aid & Abet, artists Sarah Evans and David Kefford.

Behind the Scenes Tour

Sat 30 Jun 2018
12:30-13:30
Explore parts of the property not normally open to visitors. Note: tours will involve several flights of stairs.

Wisbech Rose Fair

Wed 04 Jul 2018
11:00-17:00
House and Gardens open during Wisbech Rose Fair. Peckover gardeners will be on hand to answer questions about roses throughout the afternoons during the week.

Heritage Open Day

Sat 08 Sep 2018
11:00-16:00
House and Garden open as normal but admission is free to all.
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Eating and shopping

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Enjoy a tempting treat 

Treat yourself to a tempting snack in our Reed Barn, browse our gifts in the Gift Shop, pick up some inspiration at our Plant Sales trolley and take home a good read from our Second Hand Bookshop.

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History

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The history of Peckover 

The Peckover's were a family of wealthy Quaker bankers. Their association with Wisbech began in 1777 when Jonathan Peckover established his grocery business here. Then on the death of Alexandrina Peckover in 1948, the house and garden came into the care of the National Trust.

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Groups

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Planning on bringing your group? 

We welcome groups to Peckover House and Garden. To get the best from your group visit to us, get in touch to request a booking form and discuss the best options for you.

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Venue hire

A newlywed couple embracing by a hedge

Hire our special place 

Whether you want to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or hire Peckover House and Garden for a wedding, our dedicated team will be able to help you every step of the way.

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Places to stay

Twin Bedroom at Wainman House, Cambridgeshire

Stay with us 

If you're planning on staying in the area a little longer, there are two National Trust holiday cottages to choose from at Peckover. Wainman House sleeps 10 and the Coach House Loft sleeps five.

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Art and collections

Cabinet of Curiosities

Peckover's Cabinet of Curiosities  

Alexander, Lord Peckover was an avid collector and the Cabinet of Curiosities is testament to his many travels throughout Europe and North Africa. Here we take a more in-depth look at some of the quirkier items in Alexander's collection.

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Peckover House and Garden on the National Trust Collections website