Wrest Park

Wrest Park - Wrest Park

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English Heritage
Silsoe
Bedfordshire
MK45 4HR

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+44 (0)370 333 1181

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Wrest Park description

Commercial Venue

Medium (1-150)

FACILITIES AT WREST PARK

Parking
Plentiful free parking is available in the walled garden area. Please follow signs. There is also additional overflow parking if necessary. Disabled visitors may park in the disabled parking bays within the walled garden close to the visitor centre.
Food and Drink
Our café located in the walled garden provides the perfect pit stop to refuel after a full day out. Choose from a variety of delicious soups and sandwiches and scrumptious cakes all made from locally-sourced produce.
See our Food and Drink page for more details of what we offer at Wrest Park.
Picnic Area
Discover the endless selection of walks, picnic areas and places to explore or simply sit back and dream of days gone by.
Shop
Gift shop selling exciting new gift ranges, including homeware, fashion accessories, jewellery, cuddly toys, garden items, books and more. There is also a plant area, which amongst many other plants and exciting garden accessories, includes items from The Hairy Pot Plant Company which are grown in natural, organic, recyclable coir pots.
Toilets
Male and female toilets, including baby changing facilities, are located at the visitor centre. Toilets in the grounds are not accessible to wheelchair users, but there is a disabled toilet in the mansion.
Dogs
Dogs allowed on leads in the grounds. Assistance dogs welcome. Water available in bowl at visitor centre.
Exhibition
Find out more about the garden, and the people that shaped it, in our exhibition in the house.
Gardens
Stroll in the restored Italian and Rose Gardens. Enjoy miles of reinstated historic pathways as you discover the garden buildings, pavilion and statues. Boasting over 90 acres of glorious gardens, it's great for lovers of history, heritage and horticulture to indulge their passion.
Audio Tours
Audio Tour Availability
Audio tours included in the admission price. Available from the visitor centre, no deposit required. There may be limited availability during busy periods.
Family Friendly
Baby Changing Facilities
Baby changing facilities are located at the visitor centre.
Bottle/Food Warming
Yes, please ask a member of staff.
Children's Audio Tour
Yes.
Child Sized Portions
Yes.
Highchairs
There are 4 highchairs available in the café.
Play Areas / Adventure Playground
Children's play area is situated near the cafe.
Pushchairs Allowed
Yes.
Education
Education
Pre-booked education visits.
Family Learning
A range of activities to bring the garden to life for children - including a play area and special activity packs for families. Please note that a £10 refundable deposit is required for the activity packs.
Interpretation for Children
Specially designed children's activities.
Please be aware
Some traffic on site.
Venue Hire
Available for Event Hire
Yes
Civil Weddings
Yes
Commercial Photography and Filming
No flash photography in the house.
English Heritage welcomes all photographers to our sites and we hope you will share your pictures with us on Flickr and Facebook.
We do have some restrictions at certain locations, so if photography is your main reason for visiting, please call the site ahead of your visit to check if any parts of the site are restricted.
We are keen to promote the use of our sites to location managers. If you are interested please go to Filming Locations for more information and contacts.

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