Assistant Gardener - Wollerton Old Hall Garden - Live Out

Wollerton Old Hall Garden

Assistant Gardener – Wollerton Old Hall Garden – Live Out


We are looking to recruit an Assistant Gardener to work alongside the Head Gardener in a 4 acre garden here at Wollerton Old Hall for 3 days a week. This is a permanent contract.

Head Gardener - Wollerton Old Hall - Live Out

Wollerton Old Hall Garden

Head Gardener – Wollerton Old Hall Garden – Live Out

Early Autumn update

Throughout the 'closed' season we will be putting in photographs of the Garden. In week beginning 19 October 2015, the Chris Beardshaw lectures week, we have the following:-

The unnamed dahlia we call coccinea Powis Seedling:

Powis seedling: Powis seedling

















Val Bourne coming to Wollerton 2016

We are delighted to be welcoming back Val Bourne to lecture here at Wollerton Old Hall Garden in September 2016.

Britain's 20 Best Gardens

We were pleased to be included in Saturday's The Times article by Stephen Anderton, where he picked Britain's 20 most beautiful gardens to visit. He wrote "Colour is king at Wollerton, whether it's a carpet of grape hyacinths under pleached limes or a swathe of late summer perennials. Setting it off are hedges, immaculate domes of box, formal pools, and the tiniest of meadows. The whole thing is perfectly domestic, just right for the 16th-century timber-framed house. It's not gardening run amok, it's quality, personal stuff".

Children's Easter Hunt 2015

Join us over the Easter weekend and take part in our Easter Hunt. There are 9 clues hidden in the garden and your job is to find them! Complete the hunt and claim your chocolate prize!
Open Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. Easter Hunts take place between 12pm and 4pm.

Winter Wander 2015

John, Lesley and the staff would like to thank the 120 stalwarts who came to our winter wander and endured less than perfect conditions i.e. 3 degress c and sleety rain. Hopefully the specialist snowdrops, hellebores, hamamelis and of course the food made up for all that and we can now look forward to a balmy Easter starting on 3rd April.

Country Life '144 inspiring things to do in 2015'

'144 inspiring things to do in 2015'

In the last edition of Country Life 2014, they feature '12 best in 12 categories' of the wonders Britain has to offer; Gardens to visit, fabulous festivals, celebrations of rural life, historic anniversaries, car events, floating spectacles, wildlife, pubs, Arts blockbusters, seasonal eating, fieldsports and national treasures.

Wollerton has been voted one of the 12 gardens to visit in 2015! Other gardens in the same category include Bodnant in Clwyd and Chatsworth in Derbyshire.

RHS Jim Gardiner's Top Gardens 2014

We are thrilled to have been nominated in the 'Top 10 Formal Gardens' category by Executive Vice President of the RHS, Jim Gardiner. 

New home page image

We would like to say a big 'thank you' to Joe Wainwright, award winning photographer for our new home page image. Joe took this beautiful photograph of the Rill during the summer, earlier this year. 

Please visit his website for more stunning images 

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