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Relax and unwind in the gorgeous gardens at Valentines. Discover the historic kitchen garden, the Old English walled garden and the Victorian rose garden.

There are also a whole host of unique features like the Long Water canal, rococo grottoes and dovecote. Valentines Gardens provide a wonderful setting for events throughout the year, from open-air theatre to farmers’ markets.

Families can enjoy the trails, or borrow an outdoor games bag from the mansion.

The Old English garden at Valentines

The Great Vine
During the time of Charles Raymond, a Black Hamburg Vine was planted at Valentines Mansion and in 1769 a cutting was taken to Hampton Court Palace where it can still be seen thriving today.
For more details visit the Hampton Court Palace web site.

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Mosaic in the Wilderness area

The Dry Garden
Come and visit our new Dry Garden - officially opened by Her Majesty The Queen on Thursday 29 March 2012 and the first major piece of planting in Valentines park since the Rose Garden laid out by Sarah Ingleby in the 1870s.

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Map of the Gardens / click to enlarge
Map of the Gardens / click to download a pdf map
Download a map of the gardens

Gardener’s Cottage Café
Situated in the walled kitchen garden, the Gardener’s Cottage Café offers light bites and tasty snacks for all to enjoy.
With ample indoor and outdoor seating, it’ll be the perfect spot to meet with friends for a coffee, enjoy lunch with the family or simply sit back and unwind in the gorgeous surroundings of Valentines Gardens.
The café is open daily from 10am to 6pm
(or sunset during winter months).