Opening times for 1 December 2023
Asset Opening time Manor house Closed Garden Closed Priest's House Closed Shop Closed Café Closed Second-hand bookshop Closed
Manor: admission places limited, entry by non-bookable timed tickets issued upon arrival. Last entry one hour before closing.MTWTFSS2728293012345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031
Manor and Garden
Ticket type Gift aid Standard Adult £9.90 £9.00 Child £5.00 £4.50 Family £24.80 £22.50 1 Adult Family £14.90 £13.50 Group Adult £8.55 Group Child £4.28
Assistance dogs only
Please call ahead if you are traveling in motorhome.
Second hand book shop.
Assistance dogs only in the grounds and garden. Designated disabled parking in the main car park, accessible toilet near reception and café. Garden is a 500-yard hilly walk from reception. Café and shop.
Accessible route and/or map
You can download our full access statement including a map on the home page.
Access to the manor is on a tarmac path please be aware there is a slope.
Braille (guide or menu)
A manor guide is available in braille form.
We have a virtual tour and manor volunteers have further information and pictures to hand.
Accessible parking spaces next to visitor reception.
Powered mobility vehicle available
Two available to loan from visitor reception.
Please ask at reception upon arrival who can direct you to the drop-off point.
Access to the manor and slopes on paths.
At visitor reception.
Large print (guide or menu)
A manor guide is available in large print.
Level access to food outlet
Level access to shop
Head for Broadway, Worcestershire – the principal route is signposted from the A44. From Broadway village green, take Church Street and follow this road for 2½ miles.
Parking: Free, 500 yards from the Manor and Garden. Please call ahead if you are bringing a camper van in order to book a space - 01386 852410
Sat Nav: Sat navs will direct you to the centre of Snowshill village. Once in the village follow the signs to our visitor car park. If approaching from Cheltenham direction enter Broadway as a destination and then follow the brown signs from Broadway.
We’re in the middle of some fabulous walking country – hills, views, great pubs. We’re just off the Cotswold Way, ¾ mile down the hill. There’s also a lovely circular walk from the top of our drive around Snowshill village. There can be some muddy patches so make sure you bring your boots.
Moreton-in-Marsh 7 miles away, Evesham 8 miles away.
Our nearest bus stop is in Broadway, at the end of Church Street, a 2½ miles energetic walk from us. Castleways 606 service from Cheltenham and Willersey and Johnson’s 21 service from Stratford-on-Avon and Moreton-in-Marsh run to Broadway.
If you enjoy hills, then you’ll love cycling to Snowshill. There are gradients whichever way you come, but worth every minute for the views – and of course for the welcome you’ll get. There are bike racks at reception.
There are very limited local taxis so we strongly recommend that you book your journeys in advance to ensure that transport will be available. Broadway Tourist Information Centre on 01386 852937 will usually be able to point you in the direction of a local company.
Find out more about what to expect from your visit.
Snowshill is the perfect place to visit as a group, as there’s so much to discover in the manor and garden so there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Due to the formal gardens, narrow paths and available facilities, only assistance and support dogs are able to join you on your visit.
Snowshill Manor and Garden Property Map
The manor today is much as Charles Wade intended. Wade spent time carefully restoring and redesigning the building. He played with light, texture and colour to create a curated world filled with atmosphere and surprise.
The Arts and Crafts garden is an extension of the house, a series of outdoor rooms. It is filled with curious doorways, hidden vistas and unexpected delights.
Snowshill Manor is a treasure trove of quirky and curious objects. Charles Wade was fascinated by anything hand-crafted and made with skill. Items on display range from mechanical doorbells to suits of armour and costume.
Wolf’s Cove is a model harbour based on a typical Cornish fishing village. Charles Wade designed and built the miniature scene to delight anyone who came to visit. The creation features model buildings, people, canals and a railway scene.
The Snowshill café boasts beautiful views with indoor and outdoor seating, selling drinks, cakes, and light lunches.
The Snowshill shop sells souvenirs, homeware, books and local food and gifts.
Second Hand Bookshop
Shop by the manor selling a range of second-hand books. Every purchase helps fund vital conservation work.
From blossom to wildflowers to apples, the orchards delight all year round.
With a sense of fun and theatre, Charles Wade took great pleasure in turning his home into a stage for his collection of varied and sometimes unusual finds.
Alongside friend and fellow architect Mackay Hugh Baillie Scott, Wade set out to design a garden which reflected the theatre and form of the manor. The garden is an extension of the house, a series of outdoor rooms.
There's plenty for the whole family to enjoy at Snowshill Manor and Garden from seasonal trails and activities to the Garden explorer notebooks and Wolf's Cove model village.
The café at Snowshill will provide welcoming refreshments during your visit. The shop stocks a wide range of gifts and souvenirs, and there's also a second-hand bookshop for picking up a pre-loved page-turner.
A cosy Cotswold cottage with plenty of original features and walks all around on the Cotswold Way.
A gorgeous cosy Cotswold cottage with heaps of original features and walks from the door.
A stable door and a woodburning stove make this pretty cottage perfect for a Cotswold country break.
Start off your visit to the Manor with a short tour from expert volunteers highlighting some of the lesser seen parts of Snowshill Manor. Secret doors and conservation in action await you.
Snowshill is a place like no other: a world away from ordinary and the unconventional home of the eccentric Charles Wade. In an idyllic Cotswolds setting he used architectural and theatrical techniques to dramatic effect and produced an experience like no other. Snowshill is a place filled with colour and intrigue, a delight to the senses.
The garden is an extension of the manor set out in a series of rooms with far reaching views and unexpected delights including Wolf's Cove model village.
Find out more about Charles Paget Wade (1883–1956, an avid collector who donated his entire home and collection to the National Trust.
Designed by Charles Wade and his friend, prominent Arts and Crafts architect Mackay Hugh Baillie Scott, in 1920, discover how this former farmyard became a country manor garden.
Volunteering at Snowshill can be fun, interesting and rewarding so why not check out the range of roles to suit all interests across the manor and garden?