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Hidcote photography competition

Discover the gardens in an entirely new way as you take up the challenge of capturing the best shot of the flora and fauna at Hidcote.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Can you capture the beauty of the gardens at Hidcote?

Take up the challenge of capturing the best shot of the flora and fauna at Hidcote – winning participants will have their photographs displayed as part of a photography exhibition at Hidcote this winter.

The theme of the competition is flora and fauna. All photographs must be taken within the grounds of Hidcote and must have been taken between 1st January 2024 and 1st October 2024.

We welcome amateur and professional photographers alike, we ask there to be no more than three entries per person, and please ensure that your images do not include people.

The credits for the photographs will be displayed alongside the images as part of the exhibition, as well as on the National Trust Hidcote website and social media. If you object to your name being published, or wish to reduce the amount of information to be published, please state this in your entry email or contact us separately at

To enter, email your photos labelled 'Hidcote Photography Competition' in the subject line to before 23:59 on Tuesday 1st October 2024. Please provide your name and contact information in your email, as well as the date and location you took the photo(s).

Full terms and conditions are available by emailing



Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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Entrants under the age of 18 must have permission from their parent/guardian


Full terms and conditions can be found by emailing

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