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Painswick Rococo Garden

Painswick Rococo Garden

Escape the confines of the 21st century and immerse yourself in the whimsical beauty of a country gentleman's garden that is Painswick Rococo Garden.

Dating back to the 1740s, this enchanting oasis was originally crafted for hosting intimate garden gatherings.

Today, Painswick Rococo Garden stands as the nation's sole surviving complete rococo garden, offering visitors a glimpse into a bygone era.

Revel in the stunning vistas, cosy up in one of the garden follies Painswick Rococo Garden, and experience the thrill of the woodland swing. Navigate through the intriguing maze, a testament to the garden's unique charm.

Afterward, indulge in homemade delicacies at the on-site café, adding a delightful culinary dimension to your visit.

Painswick Rococo Garden is a picturesque retreat promises a memorable escape from the modern world.


Painswick Rococo Garden - Opening times 2024

  • 20 January –  29 February: open daily, 10 – 5pm (closed Monday 28 February)
  • March – September: open Wed – Sun, 10 – 5pm (and every day during school holidays, see dates below.)
  • October: open Thurs – Sun, 10 – 5pm (and every day open every day during school holidays, see dates below.)
  • November: open Sat – Sun, 10 – 4pm

During school holidays in Gloucestershire open daily:
12 – 16 Feb, 25 March – 5 April,6 May (BH), 27 - 31 May , 22 July – 30 Aug, 28 October - 1 November.


Painswick Rococo Garden - Admission charges 2024

Gift Aid Admission Prices

  • Adult £12.80
  • Seniors £11.50
  • Student (NUS) £8.10
  • Children (4 - 16) £6
  • Family  (2 + 4) £33

Season Ticket:

  • Single membership  £35
  • Joint membership £62
  • Family (1 adult & up to 4 children) £65
  • Family (2 adults & up to 4 children) £88
  • Student £22

Painswick Rococo Garden - Group visits

Painswick Rococo Garden extends a warm welcome to groups and coach parties throughout the year, providing an array of enticing offerings. Groups of 20 or more enjoy discounted admission, ensuring a cost-effective visit for all.

More information about Group Visits at Painswick Rococo Garden.


Painswick Rococo Garden - Dogs policy

Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome at Painswick Rococo Garden.
Water is available at the Coach House and doggy snacks are available in the cafe.
Dogs are also welcome in the Cafe and Shop.


Painswick Rococo Garden - Disabled access

The Cafe and Shop at Painswick Rococo Garden are accessible to wheelchairs, and there is an accessible toilet on site.

The Garden has steep paths and uneven surfaces and therefore around 20% of the Garden is accessible to wheelchairs - an access routes map may help with planning your visit. To aid you there are handrails on the steepest slopes and there are 45 benches dotted around the Garden. We do not recommend attempting to visit the Garden with a motorised scooter due to the nature of the terrain.

Please feel free to ring on 01452 813204 for further advice. Carers of a disabled person admitted free of charge.


Weddings at Painswick Rococo Garden

The Garden was designed for partying, so it's no wonder that it is a popular venue for civil ceremonies and celebration parties.
A truly intimate and romantic location, the Garden provides a setting unmatched in the country and is recognised by The Independent as one of the top 50 best UK wedding venues.


There are a number of different buildings licensed for civil ceremonies to suit the size and feel of your day, whether you're inviting eight or 80, there's a spot to suit.





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