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.

Wightwick Manor and Gardens

What's on 

Upcoming events

Open-air Theatre - Folksy Theatre presents Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night"

Thu 24 Aug 2017
19:00-21:15
Folksy Theatre presents Shakespeare's most famous comedies, Twelfth Night. The production will be filled with Folksy's touch of live music, bold characters and audience interaction.

Specialist Talk - The Pre-Raphaelites - Sex, Drugs and Poetry

Thu 14 Sep 2017
19:00-20:30
A tongue-in-cheek evening tour with a definite adult slant led by the House Steward. The stories we've always wanted to tell about The Pre-Raphaelite Circle and their associates but didn't dare! Over 18's only.

Specialist Talk: The life and works of Simeon Solomon

Sat 16 Sep 2017
10:00-12:30
This is another chance to hear this exciting new talk for 2017 which shines the spotlight on our LGBTQ heritage at Wightwick Manor.

Specialist Talk: Women Artists of the Pre Raphaelites

Sat 14 Oct 2017
10:00-12:30
Join the House Steward for a relaxed talk followed by a walking tour of the collection, featuring such artists as Evelyn De Morgan, Lizzie Siddal and Lucy Madox Brown.

Don't Go into the Cellar, Victorian Theatre presents Murder by Gaslight

Wed 18 Oct 2017
19:30-21:30
Join us in the Great Parlour for this original stage-play. Brought to you by Don't Go Into The Cellar Theatre - the British Empire's leading practitioners of macabre Victoriana!

Specialist Talk: The Life of May Morris

Sat 21 Oct 2017
10:00-12:30
Join the House Steward for a relaxed talk followed by a walking tour of the collection, featuring the life and works of the forgotten Morris.
Wightwick Manor and Gardens

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.

Wightwick Manor and Gardens

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.

Wightwick Manor and Gardens

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.

Wightwick Manor and Gardens

Get involved

Scarecrow in the Kitchen garden, Wightwick

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

Weddings, 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.