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

Beyond Ophelia - A Celebration of Lizzie Siddal

Fri 14 Dec 2018
12:00-17:00
An exhibition celebrating the Art and Poetry of Lizzie Siddal.

Visit Father Christmas at Wightwick Manor

Sat 15 Dec 2018
10:30-10:45
Father Christmas is making his annual appearance in his magical sitting room in the Manor. Demand is always high so make sure to book your tickets early. Pre-booking is essential.

A better more beautiful world - Curator Talk

Thu 20 Dec 2018
14:00-15:00
A Better More Beautiful World: The De Morgans, their lives and legacies. Ceramic designer, William De Morgan and artist Evelyn De Morgan, were one of the most innovative and exciting artistic couples of the late-Victorian period.

An Evening of Christmas Carols

Thu 20 Dec 2018
19:15-21:30
Join us for an evening of Christmas carols in the splendid setting of the Great Parlour. We are delighted to welcome the Voices of Tantallon back for another year.

'Art and Activism' - Artist in Residence exhibition

Sat 05 Jan 2019
12:00-15:00
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.

My Ladys Soul: The Poetry of Elizabeth Siddall - Talk and book signing with Dr Serena Trowbridge

Sat 12 Jan 2019
10:00-12:00
Join Dr Serena Trowbridge, Senior Lecturer in English Literature at Birmingham City University, as she discusses her new book, 'My Ladys Soul: The Poetry of Elizabeth Siddall'.
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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