The Burghley Experience self-guided Gardens visit – £10.00 per person
Enjoy the playful nature of the Garden of Surprises, based on William Cecil’s lost trick garden at his Hertfordshire home, Theobalds. With swiveling Caesar busts, basins of water, jets and the mirrored maze, these gardens have been designed to be accessible to all regardless of age or interest and are particularly enjoyable for the young and young at heart. The Contemporary Sculpture Garden mixes contemporary sculpture in an historic setting. Bark and mown pathways lead you around the Sculpture Garden where you pass many different species of tree and enjoy a beautiful view of the artificial lake created by ‘Capability’ Brown in the 1770’s. (Minimum group number: 20 guests).
The Gardens at Burghley – £12.00 per person
Burghley’s Head Gardener, Joe Whitehead, would like to offer you a chance to explore the Garden of Surprises, Sculpture Gardens, and private South Gardens. Your tour of the gardens with our Head Gardener will begin in the Orangery Rose Garden. (Maximum capacity: 50 per tour)
Parkland and South Gardens Tour – £30.00 per person (subject to availability)
Start your morning with a tour of Burghley’s vast parkland and ancient trees with our Head Forester, Peter Glassey, followed by a tour through the private South Gardens in the afternoon with our Head Gardener, Joe Whitehead. (Maximum capacity: 20 per tour. Duration: 10am – 4pm)
Guided tours can be arranged on request at 10.30am or 3.00pm (subject to availability).
To book tours, please call Catherine Horne on 01780 752451 ext.171 for a tour that will be tailored to suit your requirements.
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