The Manor, Hemingford Grey

One of the oldest continuously inhabited houses in Britain with much of the original house remaining virtually intact.

Hemingford Grey, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 9BN

The Manor, Hemingford Grey

Experience this house


Free for members
  • Accessible parking
  • Free parking
  • Garden only
  • Mostly wheelchair accessible
  • Shop
  • Accessible parking
  • Guide dogs welcome
Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

Cottage garden in a formal setting of lawns and topiary surrounding a 12th-century Manor House.

The garden was originally created by the author Lucy M Boston who based her Green Knowe children’s books on both house and garden. The seasons of interest start in January with a mass of snow drops and winter flowering shrubs, followed by the excitement of Spring, the bearded irises, the old roses and then interesting summer annuals take the garden through to the first frosts.

Garden open daily between 11am and 5pm.

The house is open by appointment to individuals or groups.

Opening Times


Gardens: Daily from 11am to 5pm (dusk in winter).

House: Daily throughout the year, but strictly by appointment. Please email or telephone in advance for an appointment. If you’re travelling a long distance, it is worth contacting them in advance:

01480 463134

Please note: The information on the Historic Houses website is advisory, but please always check the website of the house or garden you intend to visit before travelling.

See their website to double check their opening times


Historic Houses members visit the gardens for free.

Garden only: £6 adults, children free.

  • Accessible parking
  • Guide dogs welcome
Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

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