Howick Hall Gardens & Arboretum

Howick Hall Gardens & Arboretum, the ancestral seat of the Earls Grey since 1319, invites visitors to delve into a rich tapestry of history and natural beauty.

Named after the 2nd Earl Grey, famed for the tea that bears his name, this en-chanting destination offers a blend of heritage and horticulture.

Wander through the meticulously tended gardens, a testament to the vision of the 5th Earl Grey and his family. The Sensory Garden, a recent addition, beck-ons with its array of plants and materials designed to engage all the senses.

The arboretum, sprawling over 65 acres, stands as a testament to the family's passion for botany, boasting a diverse collection of shrubs and trees from around the world. Whether you're strolling through the woodland trails or embarking on one of the seasonal Howick Family Explorer Challenges, there's always something new to discover!

After you’ve enjoyed a walk, why not retreat to the stately Earl Grey Tea House for a well-deserved rest. Enoy one of their homemade light lunches and of course, a cup of Earl Grey tea. As you savour the flavours, contemplate the legacy of Charles, 2nd Earl Grey, a significant figure both in political history and tea lore.

Recognised for its horticultural excellence, Howick Hall Gardens has garnered accolades from BBC Gardeners’ World magazine and The Independent news-paper, cementing its status as a must-visit destination for garden enthusiasts.

From the vibrant blooms of spring to the fiery hues of autumn, each season of-fers a spectacle of colour and charm.

So, whether you're strolling through the lovely gardens, meandering through the arboretum's peaceful woodlands, or simply enjoying a cup of tea amidst the historic surroundings, Howick Hall Gardens & Arboretum promises an ex-perience that resonates with both the senses and the soul.

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The Haven
is now available on the following dates:
Saturday June 25th for 7 nights
£1200
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