The Garden Guide

Grimsthorpe Castle and Park

A major house, designed by Sir John Vanbrugh, with a serpentine park and a Victorian garden. The Grimsthorpe Castle park was designed by Lancelot Brown (1771) and implemented by his patron, the Duke of Ancaster. The garden contains a knot garden, hedged rose gardens, a terrace with herbaceous and shrub borders. There is also a summerhouse designed by Vanbrugh.
Photograph © Pete Duxon
Photograph © Grimsthorpe Castle
Photograph © Grimsthorpe Castle
Photograph © Pete Duxon
Photograph © Pete Duxon

Grimsthorpe, Bourne, Lincolnshire, England, PE10 0LY

April to September. June to September: open Sunday to Thursday. April and May: open Sundays, Thursdays and Bank Holiday Mondays. Open 11am to 6pm.

Adults £3.50

Visit the Grimsthorpe Castle and Park website

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