Marvel at the gardens of the magnificent Rippon Lea estate!
Experience the magnificent gardens of Rippon Lea during a 45 minute tour.
The garden is complex and covers almost 14 acres, which includes a large lake, extensive shrubberies and flower gardens, an orchard of historically significant fruit varieties, a fernery, rose gardens and many other features of historical, landscape and architectural interest, all forming the setting for the polychrome brick mansion completed in 1868.
The garden is tended by a Head Gardener, staff of five gardeners and a team of volunteers.
Tours run for 45 minutes each week day with the following start times:
- Monday at 11am
- Tuesday at 12pm
- Wednesday at 11am & 2pm
- Thursday at 11am
- Friday at 11am & 2pm
All tours depart from the Gate House.
Please note Garden Tours can be based upon volunteer availability – make sure to check details on entry.