The Weir Garden

Escape to this spectacular riverside garden and be absorbed by natural beauty.

The Weir Garden

Things to see and do

A dragonfly rests on a leaf

Wildlife at The Weir

Discover the wildlife you might spot when you visit The Weir Garden

The Weir Garden

What's on 

Upcoming events

May Half Term Trail

Sat 28 May 2022
Explore The Weir Garden with our children's nature trail.

Heritage Open Day

Sat 10 Sep 2022
Enjoy a free family day out at The Weir Garden this Heritage Open Day. Have a picnic by the river, run wild in our natural play area, discover the garden still bursting with colour and the walled garden brimming with autumnal produce.
The Weir Garden

Get involved

A row of volunteers posing with their spades in the walled garden

Volunteering opportunities at The Weir 

If you love gardening as much as we do, you will understand how much care and attention it takes for them to flourish. Discover more about how volunteer gardeners help keep The Weir Garden special.

The Weir Garden

Our work

The Senior Gardener with his head next to a ginormous cabbage!

Our work at The Weir Garden  

The hard work and dedication of the staff and volunteers at The Weir has seen the garden restored to its former glory. Discover how this small team sympathetically restored many parts of the historical garden and how they care for the wildlife which resides within it.

The Weir Garden


A chaffinch in summer plumage

Wildlife at The Weir Garden  

With other seventy species of bird and ample habitats, you're in with a good chance of seeing something special when you visit. From otters in the boathouse to rabbits scurrying over pathways, there's plenty to spot at The Weir Garden.

The Weir Garden


An old map of the garden showing both the New and Old Weir

Discover our story  

Find out who has lived at The Weir Garden and discover Time Team's fascinating discovery within the garden.

The Weir Garden

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