Butterfly Jungles Experience & Plant Shop closed for the winter 1st October 2018 – 31st January 2019

2018-09-27T11:35:20+01:00September 27th, 2018|

Last chance of the year to walk around the Butterfly Jungles Experience this weekend before they close for the winter. The experience and plant shop will close at 4.30pm on Sunday 30 September and will reopen on 1st February 2019.    

New date added for Christmas dinner and dancing event

2018-09-25T16:41:42+01:00September 25th, 2018|

Our Christmas dinner and dancing event was so popular we have added another date- 13 December 2018 from 6.30pm! A festive evening of fine fare and dancing in the beautiful Great Hall under our sparkling Christmas tree. Includes reception drink, four course meal with a glass of wine and dancing til midnight. £55 per person (£10 deposit required upon booking). Advance booking essential, phone 01322 621238.  

Duck and geese feed no longer for sale!

2018-09-21T16:39:06+01:00April 23rd, 2018|

Please note we are no longer selling mini bags of wildfowl food from the gift shop in our historic house. The site is over populated with geese and unfortunately they are causing serious damage to the gardens and the River. Please help us by not feeding the geese, ducks and birds. There are plenty of natural food sources for them in the gardens. Thank you for your support.

A busy time ahead for Hall Place and Gardens

2018-09-24T12:57:45+01:00February 7th, 2018|

Hall Place and Gardens has been awarded a National Lottery grant of £64,400 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). Money raised by National Lottery players will enable Hall Place and Gardens to develop ways to maximise the business opportunities , as well as vital investment into the Grade 1 listed Tudor house and gardens. Cllr Peter Craske, Cabinet Member for Community Safety, Environment and Leisure said; “This is great news. This funding will help us to continue to engage with the fascinating history of the house, as well as think about new developments to expand the use of the house [...]

New community herb and wildlife garden wins support from TESCO

2018-09-21T16:39:06+01:00January 28th, 2017|

Tesco Supermarket have given Hall Place a grant of £12,000 to create a new Community Herb and Wildlife Garden. The money has been raised through Tesco's Bags of Help scheme and work will begin on the new garden in early 2017. The new Community Herb and Wildlife Garden will include plants and herbs that have been grown throughout history for their practical uses. Visitors will be able to see soapwort, used to make soap, lemon balm, used to soothe digestive problems and woad, used to dye fabric a vivid blue colour.    Estates Manager Tony Nield said; 'Our new garden will be a great educational resource for school groups and families.' The garden [...]