Listen to Deborah Puxley
The gardens at Welford Park are best known for the snowdrop woods, with early flowering snowdrops in bloom through February to early March. The snowdrops were probably planted by the monks of Abingdon and used to decorate their church for Candlemass. The monks also used them for medicinal purposes.
The Grounds are open from January 2020 to the 1stMarch 2020. (Closed Monday and Tuesday). 11.00 – 16.00. Additional plant stalls will be open in the grounds 2020. Snowdrop tearooms is open during the snowdrop opening dates. Please be aware that they are an inclusive employer and ask for your patience.
Adults £8, Concessions £6, (including OAP & Students),
Children £4, Children under 4 Years Free
Local Charities supported in 2020
MS Therapy Centre
National Garden Scheme
St Gregory’s Church Welford
Volunteer Centre Newbury
Welford Park is also famous for being used for filming the Great British Bake Off and being used in Harpers / Bazaar and is a traditional farming estate taking its role in farming and in the community very seriously and farming in an environmentally responsible and sustainable way.