The walled garden
If you want to discover a secret garden you won't be disappointed with the walled garden at The Weir. You'll see rows of seasonal vegetables, fruits and salads growing as well as our colourful flower borders.
Step back in time
The garden made its first appearance on the 1815 Ordnance Survey map when it was thought to have been converted from farm buildings.
You can explore the Foster and Pearson glasshouse which replace the original structure in the 1920's when Roger Parr spent a small fortune on a model similar to Queen Victoria's It has its own bespoke heating system which which created a fashionable hot house environment to grow exotic plants.The boiler is still in place today.
Red brick walls
Walk close to the three boundary walls; you'll see a great view of the river Wye and still be protected from the elements.The walls are made of stretcher bond, commonly used at the time and is finished with capped tiles.
You can meander around the reinstalled pathways and imagine planting your seedlings alondside the fire in the potting shed.