The Garden Landscape Guide

The Weir Garden

A riverside garden with an impressive display of spring bulbs, wildflowers throughout the summer and vivid autumn colour. The wildflowers are managed to create a varied habitat for a wide range of wildlife. The River Wye gives the garden a sense of movement.

Swainshill, Hereford, Herefordshire, England, HR4 7QF

Mid January to end October. May to October and February: Wednesday to Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays. March and April: Daily. Weekends only in January. Open 11am to 5pm (4pm in January and February).

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  • almost 4 years by Katrina Underwood 3 / 5

    A lovely spring garden along the banks of the river Wye - carpets of golden daffodils a magnificent sight. Intersting project by NT of restoring the large walled garden.
  • over 5 years by Pete 3 / 5

    a simple hillside garden with stunning views over the Wye.

    The planting may not be amazing but its a lovely place to sit, stare and relax

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Weir garden Photograph © National Trust
The weir garden Photograph © National Trust
The Weir Garden, March Photograph © Anthurium/Katrina Underwood
The Weir Garden, 2011 Photograph © Anthurium/Katrina Underwood
Daffodils, The Weir Garden Photograph © Anthurium/Katrina Underwood