About Us


The garden has been designed and developed by Lesley and John Jenkins since 1984. It is set around a 16th Century Hall House and has developed into an important modern garden in the English Garden tradition with echoes of Arts and Crafts. It covers 4 acres, is intensely cultivated and depending upon plant interest, visits can take between 2 and 4 hours. 



Head Gardener: Phillip Smith - Phillip is an enthusiastic horticulturist having held previous positions at Winterbourne House & Garden (Birmingham) and Ragley Hall (Warwickshire)

Assistant Gardener: Belinda Howarth - Belinda has previously worked for the National Trust at Attingham Park (Shropshire) and Powis Castle (Powys)

Garden Secretary: Lucie Jenkins



Our garden volunteer team is currently full! However, if you'd like to join the waiting list then please get in touch. Whether you are a keen amateur gardener or complete novice and can donate a few hours of your time to help work in the garden please contact us for an application form by emailing info@wollertonoldhallgarden.com