Walcot Hall Arboretum

With a turquoise ballroom, 30 acres of grounds and one of the finest arboretums in Britain, a feast for the senses.

Lydbury North, Shropshire, SY7 8AZ

Walcot Hall in Shropshire
Free for members
  • Accessible loos
  • Accessible parking
  • Bike storage facilities
  • Free parking
  • Garden only
  • Parkland / open spaces
  • Pet friendly
  • Picnic area
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible toilets
Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

Walcot Hall is considered as one of the top wedding and events venues in Shropshire.

With its turquoise freestanding ballroom, characterful accommodation and eclectic furnishings, it really is a feast for the eyes.

The 30 acres of grounds, including one of the finest arboretums in Britain, offer a wide variety of panoramas, floral displays and garden features including the extensive lake, walled courtyard, unusual statues and fountain.

Whether people wanted an outdoor event or to hire one of our holiday cottages for a weekend away, this vast estate makes for one of the most impressive historical venues and memorable holiday destinations within the Shropshire Hills.

Opening Times


Arboretum: April to November, Sunday to Friday, 12pm to 5pm.

House and the rest of the garden opens occasionally for tours; check website or contact for exact dates.

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


Entry to the arboretum is £3.00 per person.

Historic Houses members visit for free.

Group Visits

Private house tours can also be pre-arranged by appointment for 16 guests or more where visitors can meet the owner, Lucinda Parish and tour a variety of the rooms within the Main Hall.

Guests are then encouraged to walk around the gardens and grounds before finishing off their visit with refreshments served in the impressive turquoise Ballroom. Prices start from £10.00 a head.

  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible toilets
Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

Getting here

Lydbury North, Shropshire, SY7 8AZ

Located between Ludlow and Shrewsbury just off the A49 towards Bishop’s Castle. The estate is in the village of Lydbury North, on the B4385.

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