Peckover House and Garden

Important notice -

Between 24th February and 10th March the Wisbech Fair will be in town. This means there is no parking in our recommended car park - Chapel Road. Please see for alternatives.

Elegant Georgian town house with wonderful walled garden

Peckover House and Garden

Things to see and do

Useful to know

Peckover House and Garden

What's on

The Orangery in the Peckover garden

Events at Peckover this season 

We have lots of events happening throughout the season - from Behind the Scenes tours to Quiz evenings, there's something for everybody.

Upcoming events

Cushions - Samphire Quilters

Sat 23 Feb 2019
Samphire Quilters, a quilting group from Kings Lynn, were given a challenge to make a cushion showing 'The Secret Patterns of Peckover House'. They were given a photograph and asked to interpret the pattern. Will you be able to find the...

Lord Peckover's Lost Library

Sat 23 Feb 2019
Following the death of Alexandrina's father, Lord Alexander Peckover, in 1919, his valuable book collection was sold off. In the centenary of Lord Peckover's death, we wish to tell the story of his 'Lost Library' and wider collecting interests....

House Tours

Mon 25 Feb 2019
Entry to the house between 23 February - 4 April, Monday to Thursday, will be by guided tour only. Free flow at weekends. The tours will be at 11.45am, 1.15pm and 2.45pm.

Behind the Scenes Tour

Sat 09 Mar 2019
Explore parts of the property not normally open to visitors. Note: tours will involve several flights of stairs.

Mothering Sunday Afternoon Tea

Sun 31 Mar 2019
Special afternoon tea in the Reed Barn Tea Room for Mothers Day

Garden Tours

Mon 01 Apr 2019
Join our knowledgeable garden stewards on a walk around the garden and get help with plant names, find out how the Peckover family used and developed the garden or discover how the garden team keeps the garden looking good. Tours on most Mondays...
Library Sketch, Peckover House, Wisbech
Peckover House and Garden

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.

Cream tea, Peckover House, Cambridgeshire

Lonely Planet announces Peckover House is the perfect spot for a cream tea 

Experts at the Lonely Planet travel guides have compiled a list of the 500 best culinary treats around the world and the best places to eat them. A cream tea in an English country garden makes the list, with a very special mention for Peckover House.

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Peckover House and Garden

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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Peckover House & Garden

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

Peckover House and Garden

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