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  • National Trust

Historic House, £3.55-£7.85

NATIONAL TRUST

Peckover House and Gardens

Peckover House and Gardens

Address

North Brink,
Wisbech,
Cambridgeshire,
PE13 1JR

Details

An elegant Georgian merchant's house on the North Brink of the River Nene, built in 1722, and noted for its fine plaster and wood rococo interior. Rooms are open on 3 floors of the house, including the below-stairs service rooms and a museum room with displays on the Quaker banking family who lived in the house. There is also a handling collection and dressing up clothes for children.

The two acre garden is regarded as one of the finest walled town gardens in the country, and offers rare trees, summerhouses, two pool gardens, over 70 species of roses and a croquet lawn. There are also glasshouses, including an Orangery with 300 year old orange trees. Other facilities include a licensed tearoom in a refurbished 17th century barn, plus gift shop, second-hand bookshop and plant sales.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopNational Trust PropertyOn-site cateringRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

PMV available for loan in grounds. Free garden tours daily and Behind the Scenes tours on selected weekends. Suitablity for the Disabled: Partial. WCs. Refreshments/Cafe/Tearoom: Licensed. Guided Tours: By arrangement. Parking: Signposted. Suitability for Dogs: Guide dogs only.

Opening details

House: 28 Feb- 23 Mar, Sat - Mon 12 - 5pm, 28 Mar - 1 Nov, Sat-Wed 12 - 5pm. Garden: As house, 11am - 5pm plus 10 Jan-22 Feb, Sat & Sun only, 12-4pm. Please call for details of 7 day opening during holidays. Also open 5 - 8 and12 -13 Dec for Christmas event.

Prices

Adult £7.85, Child £3.95, Family £19.65. NT members free. Groups discount: (min 15 people) book in advance with Property Secretary.

Directions

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Map reference: TF 458096  Lat: 52.66474 Long: 0.15488

By Road:
From the A47: Follow signs to Wisbech town centre. Peckover on river west of Town Bridge.

By Public Transport:
From March station it is 10 miles to Peckover House and Gardens.

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

PMV available for loan in grounds. Free garden tours daily and Behind the Scenes tours on selected weekends. Suitablity for the Disabled: Partial. WCs. Refreshments/Cafe/Tearoom: Licensed. Guided Tours: By arrangement. Parking: Signposted. Suitability for Dogs: Guide dogs only.



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