Peckover House and Gardens

Type:Historic House

North Brink, WISBECH, Cambridgeshire, PE13 1JR

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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.

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.

Guide Prices

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

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site catering

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • National Trust Property
  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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.

The nearest railway station is March, which is 10 miles away.

Awards

  • Other AwardsNational Trust National Trust 2016

Opening Times

* 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.

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