Hestercombe Gardens

Exploring Hestercombe Gardens: A Berrys FAQ Guide

This enchanting landscape, spanning over 50 acres, is a testament to the harmonious blend of natural beauty and human ingenuity. As you step into its embrace, you’re transported into a world where every corner unfolds a new chapter in the story of nature’s grandeur.

What’s it all about?

Hestercombe Gardens boasts a rich history dating back centuries. Its origins can be traced to the 18th century when Coplestone Warre Bampfylde, a renowned English artist, began crafting the landscape into a masterpiece. Inspired by the picturesque landscapes of Italy, Bampfylde embarked on a journey to transform the grounds of Hestercombe into a living work of art.

Over the years, subsequent generations added their own touches to the gardens, enriching its tapestry with diverse influences. From the formal terraces of the Georgian era to the romantic wildness of the Victorian age, Hestercombe Gardens evolved, reflecting the changing tastes and sensibilities of its custodians.

What can I expect to see?

If you find yourself craving an escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life, Hestercombe Gardens offers the perfect retreat. Whether you’re a nature lover, a history enthusiast, or simply seeking a moment of tranquillity, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

From leisurely strolls through its verdant landscapes to immersive cultural experiences, Hestercombe Gardens invites you to embark on a journey of discovery and renewal. Come, explore nature’s tapestry and be captivated by the timeless beauty of Hestercombe.

Where is Hestercombe Gardens located from the Taunton Drop Off?

The nearest Berrys Drop Off is located in Taunton. We’ve included a Google Maps route to help guide you there.

How do I get there from Taunton?

Hestercombe Gardens is approximately 49 minutes from the centre of Taunton via public transport