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Whatton House Gardens

A timeless 15 acre garden where visitors are struck by the beauty of its form and the vibrancy of the flowers and plants.

Long Whatton, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 5BG

Whatton House garden
Free for members
Facilities
  • Cafe / restaurant
  • Easily accessible without car
  • Free parking
  • Garden only
  • Mostly wheelchair accessible
  • Parkland / open spaces
  • Pet friendly
  • Picnic area
Accessibility

Access on Arrival

There is a designated parking area for blue badge holders. There is level access from the car park to the entrance.

General Site Accessibility

There is wheelchair entry to the majority of the gardens but please note there are some areas that are not suitable for those with limited mobility.

There is seating in the gardens.

Wheelchair users will not be able to access the Rose garden due to steps either end.

Toilets

There is one accessible toilet on site.

The Entrance facility

There is limited wheelchair turning space.

There is room for a carer.

Access to the washbasin and hand towels.

Access to the Courtyard Café (outdoors)

The cafe has level gravelled surface to an outside eating area with good space around the tables.

Assistance dogs are welcome throughout the site.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the information contained in this statement is correct, visitors with disabilities are advised to contact Whatton House directly for any particular requirements they may have for their own specific needs.

Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

Whatton House and Gardens has a sense of serenity and charm that draws you in.

A myriad of paths lead through the woodland garden, carpeted in spring by thousands of bulbs and wild flowers, while an abundance of flowering shrubs and ornamental trees catch the eye around the spacious lawns.

In the summer the old fashioned rose garden, with its extensive views towards Charnwood Forest, and the magnificent herbaceous border sheltered by the high brick wall of the working kitchen garden, provide a profusion of colour.

The autumn brings a change to the colour of leaves on the magnificent mature trees, some over 200 years old.

Opening Times

2022

Gardens only: March to October, Sundays to Wednesdays and Fridays, 10am to 5pm.

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

Admission

Adults: £5

Children under 8 years old: free

Specific charges apply when events are held

Historic Houses members visit for free: please post pre-written member numbers into the honesty box.

Accessibility

Access on Arrival

There is a designated parking area for blue badge holders. There is level access from the car park to the entrance.

General Site Accessibility

There is wheelchair entry to the majority of the gardens but please note there are some areas that are not suitable for those with limited mobility.

There is seating in the gardens.

Wheelchair users will not be able to access the Rose garden due to steps either end.

Toilets

There is one accessible toilet on site.

The Entrance facility

There is limited wheelchair turning space.

There is room for a carer.

Access to the washbasin and hand towels.

Access to the Courtyard Café (outdoors)

The cafe has level gravelled surface to an outside eating area with good space around the tables.

Assistance dogs are welcome throughout the site.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the information contained in this statement is correct, visitors with disabilities are advised to contact Whatton House directly for any particular requirements they may have for their own specific needs.

Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

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