Packwood House: A Visitor’s Guide
A fine example of a Tudor manor house, Packwood House was built in the 1560s, restored in the 1930s and has been owned by the National Trust since the 1940s.
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Built in the 16th century as a humble farmhouse, Packwood House was extensively restored during the early 20th century into a Tudor-style residence.
After the restoration was complete, the owner donated the house and gardens to the National Trust in memory of his parents.
The Gardens At Packwood House
Arguably the most popular attraction at Packwood House, the Yew Garden is one of the finest topiary gardens in the United Kingdom.
Some of the yew trees are as old as the original house, with the gardens starting life as an orchard more than 350 years ago.
Eating At Packwood House
The cafe at Packwood House serves a range of snacks, drinks and hot & cold food.
If you wish to take a break during your visit, you can be seated indoors or outdoors (weather depending) and enjoy homemade sandwiches and cakes, alongside a selection of savoury and sweet treats.
Shopping At Packwood House
The profits from the shop at Packwood House are reinvested to secure the future of this wonderful estate.
Many of the delightful plants on display in the Packwood House gardens are available for sale, enabling visitors to try to recreate something similar in their own gardens.
The Packwood House tea towels and mugs are among the most popular items, as well as the wonderful range of books that are available.
Walks Around Packwood House
Bordering the beautiful countryside, there are many walks of differing lengths in the immediate surroundings of Packwood House.
Visitors can choose from the short circular walk, a longer walk that includes the Stratford-upon-Avon canal, a stroll towards the local church or embark on a muddy adventure – The Packwood Welly Walk!
Hotels Near Packwood House
Situated less than 20 minutes away by car, The Westmead Hotel offers the ideal place to stay either before or after a day exploring the National Trust’s Packwood House.
Packwood House Opening Hours
Packwood House is open year-round, closing only on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Although it is open 7 days a week, the opening times vary throughout the year. When planning a trip, we recommend checking the Packwood House opening times on the National Trust website.
Parking At Packwood House
Packwood House is located within close proximity to both the M40 and M42 motorways, meaning access is relatively easy.
Parking is included for free with an admission ticket, and the car park is just 100 yards away from Packwood House.