The Courts Garden

Important notice -

To avoid disappointment, please book your visit to The Courts Garden in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. If you do not book we cannot guarantee admission.

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What's on

Please book ahead before visiting 

The garden at The Courts Garden is open.

We've introduced advance booking to keep everyone safe and maintain social distancing. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. However, where space is available on weekdays, pre-booking may not always be necessary.

We're looking forward to welcoming you back.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to The Courts Garden (21 Sept - 27 Sept)

Mon 21 Sep 2020
Book your timed entry to visit The Courts Garden.
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A display exlporing the history of the Courts Garden in Wiltshire

Digging deeper

The Orchard Room near the arboretum houses an exhibition about The Courts Garden exploring its fascinating history, its previous owners and the cloth mill that once stood here.

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Our work

The scaffolding at The Courts, January 2020

Looking after The Courts 

In March 2020, important conservation work was completed on the roof of the historic house at The Courts Garden.

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Eating and shopping

The house at The Courts Garden, Holt, surrounded by green trees and plants.

Feeling peckish?

The independently run Rose Garden tea-room at The Courts Garden has reopened and will initially be serving a limited range of takeaway hot and cold drinks and some light snacks from 11.30am to 5pm.

In line with government guidance, you'll be required to wear a face covering in the tea-room. Please bring one with you.

Paperback books on a wooden shelf, one book is tilted out as if it's about to be removed.

Browse for books

The secondhand bookshop at The Courts Garden has now reopened. It's one-in, one-out and please use hand sanitiser and wear a face covering inside, thank you.

Every sale and every donation helps us stay open, thank you.

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Art and collections

Temple Borders at The Courts Garden, Holt, Wiltshire

The Courts in verse by poet-in-residence John Bond 

As poet-in-residence at The Courts Garden from 2018 to 2019, John Bond has been busy writing poems inspired by the garden and its staff, volunteers and visitors throughout the year.

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