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Eythrope Walled Garden Tour with Afternoon Tea

Whether a home gardener looking for inspiration, a garden historian searching out old traditions, or a professional hoping to learn new tricks, a visit to the private Rothschild walled garden at Eythrope will intrigue, inform and inspire.

  • Booking advisable

Discover the four-acre walled garden, glasshouses and orchard at Eythrope followed by afternoon tea in the Manor Restaurant. Visits to this private garden are by guided tour only and take place on Wednesdays from May to October.

Miss Alice de Rothschild , creator of Eythrope, was a passionate and knowledgeable horticulturalist, renowned for her perfectionism and innovation. The walled garden at Eythrope was and is a productive garden, which supplied vegetables, fruit, herbs and cut flowers for her household, friends and family. Today, alongside the family, produce is used in Waddesdon’s restaurants, hotel and food markets. A working garden on this scale is rare in the 21st century and Eythrope is legendary in the garden world for the excellence of gardening and as a haven for traditional techniques that might otherwise be lost.

While at Eythrope, you can purchase produce from the garden (please note we can only accept cash), and copies of Paradise and Plenty, Lady Mary Keen’s companion guide to the garden, photographed by Tom Hatton.

Once at the Manor, you can enjoy a bite to eat and visit the gardens there, including a chance to see Waddesdon’s famous carpet bedding.

This is a 90 minute guided tour of Eythrope’s Walled Garden with time to explore at your leisure, an opportunity to purchase Eythrope produce, shuttle bus transportation to and from Eythrope, shuttle bus tickets, and grounds admission and afternoon tea in the Manor Restaurant.

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Adult £50.00

The basics

Meeting point

1:15pm prompt departure by shuttle bus from the visitor car park.

What to bring and wear

This is an outdoor tour, please come prepared for all weather.

Accessibility

There are some steps and uneven surfaces at Eythrope and may not be suitable for wheelchair users.

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