Wightwick Manor and Gardens

The legacy of a family's passion for Victorian art and design

Wightwick Manor and Gardens

Things to see and do

Video

Start your visit now by watching our introductory film

Get to know us before you arrive by watching our introductory film, also on display in the stables.

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What's on 

Upcoming events

'Art and Activism' - Artist in Residence exhibition

Wed 17 Oct 2018
12:00-17:00
Kate Charlesworth, illustrator, cartoonist and graphic novelist, took up residence at Wightwick in May, and drew on Virginia Woolf’s essay, 'A Room of One's Own' to create a new exhibition inspired by Wightwick’s past.

Beyond Ophelia - A Celebration of Lizzie Siddal

Wed 17 Oct 2018
12:00-17:00
An exhibition celebrating the Art and Poetry of Lizzie Siddal.

Make more of your photography at Wightwick Manor & Gardens

Thu 18 Oct 2018
11:00-13:00
Join us in the wonderful surroundings here at Wightwick to build on what you already know and see what you can do with your photography. Tutored Sessions for beginners and intermediate level photographers.

'Pre-Raphaelite Girl Gang' talk and book signing with author Kirsty Stonell-Walker

Sat 20 Oct 2018
10:00-12:00
Pre-Raphaelite Art celebrates female beauty but very little is ever said about the women behind the paintings. Each woman has a story to tell and a unique viewpoint on art no matter their age, status or background.

Don't Go into the Cellar, presents 'Morbid Curiosities'

Mon 22 Oct 2018
19:30-21:30
Join us in the Great Parlour to be chilled by the Queens of Victorian horror fiction with our theatrical portmanteau of vintage blood-curdlers!

Hallowe'en Half Term Family Fun

Sat 27 Oct 2018
10:00-16:00
Get the kids to don their most frightening fancy dress and join us this half term for our annual outdoors pumpkin trail along with other spooky activities.
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Eating and shopping 

Cooking utensils in the kitchen at Wightwick Manor

Visit our tea-room and pop into the gift shop 

You'll find freshly cooked food in our tea-room, and you can order fabric and wallpaper from our William Morris inspired shop.

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Groups 

Family crossing the Mathematical bridge, Wightwick

Organise a group visit 

Your group will love a trip out to Wightwick Manor, full of famous art and gardens to relax in.

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History 

Image from Mawson's Art and Craft of Gardening 1912 edition Wightwick Manor

Start to discover the fascinating history of Wightwick 

From its Victorian builders to the amazing art collection Wightwick is a rich tapestry of stories, so start to follow just a few of the threads.

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Get involved

A young volunteer room guide at Wightwick Manor

Find out about volunteering 

Our volunteers help in so many ways; find out what they do and if there might be a role for you

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Venue hire

A tantalus with decanters at Wightwick Manor

Filming and meetings, all you need to know about hiring Wightwick 

As well as being open to the public all year round Wightwick is also popular with TV crews. We also get regular requests for private hire and weddings. Read our guide on what we can offer.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Wightwick Manor and Gardens on the National Trust Collections website