Welcome

A warm welcome to Renishaw Hall and Gardens.

Whether you are a first time or seasoned visitor, Renishaw Hall is a truly beautiful place to visit.

Renishaw has been in my family for nearly 400 years and generations of Sitwells have made their mark on the architecture, gardens and wider estate which comprise Renishaw and so much of what you see on your visit. I hope you will thoroughly enjoy your time at Renishaw now it is under my care and still very much a family home.

We look forward to seeing you!

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What’s On

July

27th July – Bolsover Summer School Concert

 

August

6th August – Specialised Plant Fair

13th August – Literary Tour of the Hall

20th August – Food & Craft Fair

 

September

2nd, 7th, 13th September – Lee Bestall tour of new garden area

3rd September – Literary Tour of the Hall

10th September – Vineyard Tour & Taste

October & November

Autumn Opening – Gardens Thursday, Friday and Sunday 10.30am until 4.30pm (last entry 3.30pm). Public Hall Tours on Fridays at 1pm and 2.30pm.

December

Christmas Opening – Thursday to Sunday. Hall tours at 1pm and 2.30pm everyday. Gardens open 10.30am until 4.30pm (last entry 3.30pm).

2017 Season at Renishaw Hall & Gardens

Open Wed to Sun until Oct 1st

After its success with a Silver Gilt award at RHS Chatsworth, the Experience Peak District garden will be returning to Renishaw after the show. Inspired by the Italianate gardens at Renishaw Hall, the mini garden will be re-planted alongside the yuccary.

Visitors to Renishaw Hall & Gardens in 2017 can also enjoy new borders in the garden. Designed by Arne Maynard and with the input of owner, Alexandra, the new borders feature pinks, blues, white and deep reds; refreshing and reviving this area of the main lawn.

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Plant Fairs at Renishaw Hall

7th May & 6th August

Come along to one of our specialised plant fairs and pick up some inspiration from the gardens here at Renishaw.

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Vineyard Tour & Taste

14th May, 11th June, 9th July, 10th Sept

A fun and informative tour of the historic vineyard where you can learn all about the vineyard season, the cycle of the vine and tips on grape growing. This is followed by a detailed tasting of Kieron’s award-winning English wines (still and sparkling), plus learning about how these wines are produced in the winery.

12pm

£10 per person, inclusive of wine tasting. To book go to: www.englishwineproject.co.uk or call 01332 987697

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Literary Hall Tours

There will be a series of literary hall tours taking place on Sundays during the season, as part of the new HHA Literary Trail – for details click here

The tours are led by Christine Beevers, curator at Renishaw Hall, and take place on the following Sundays:

28 May at 2pm, 25 June at 2pm, 13 August at 11.30am and 3 September at 2pm.

These specialist literary tours are £13.50 per person, and include looking in to some of the fascinating literary archives of the Sitwell family.

Tour must be pre-booked by emailing enquiries@renishaw-hall.co.uk or calling the visitor centre on 01246 432310.

Bolsover Summer School Concert

27th July

Based at Heritage High School in Clowne, this 50 piece brass band will be performing at 2pm and 3pm in the Gardens.

Normal admission charges apply.

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Food and craft fair – Sunday 20th August

The Stables Courtyard will be filled with a range of stalls, with handmade products made by artisans from across the region. Why not browse the fair before taking a stroll around our gardens, which will be in their full summer glory?

The fair runs from 10:30 to 16:30, normal admission rates / parking charges apply

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Tour of new garden area with Lee Bestall

This June, award winning garden designer Lee Bestall – whose business is based in the Stables Courtyard at Renishaw Hall in Derbyshire – will be bringing his RHS Chatsworth Show Garden to be installed in the prize-winning gardens at Renishaw Hall.

Lee was chosen to design the ‘Experience Peak District & Derbyshire Garden’ at RHS Chatsworth and the garden will be one of a series of show gardens that will be visited by tens of thousands of visitors to the new RHS show, taking place in the grounds of Chatsworth from 7 to 11 June.

Following the event, Lee will be working with the gardening team at Renishaw Hall & Gardens to recreate the show garden as an exciting, new feature for visitors. Lee will be hosting a free talk of the new space on Thursday 22nd June at 1pm.

Hour – long tours of this new garden space with Lee will take place in early September on 2nd, 7th and 13th, at 1pm, and cost £3 per ticket. Book your place via the Visitor Centre on 01246 432310.

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