Garden Experience Overnight Break

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Overnight Stay with Garden Experience

For those who love to garden, a mini break to an award winning hotel with stunning gardens is a perfect getaway; add in the opportunity to spend time with the talented garden team and it is a mini break of gardeners dreams.

The new Garden Experience Break is designed for those who love gardening, whatever your experience level. It’s perfect for horticulturalists, green-fingered enthusiasts, allotment lovers, and amateurs alike. Time spent with our talented garden team will provide a valuable opportunity to enhance your gardening knowledge.

During the day there will be time to explore the 12 acres and 26 individual garden rooms, greenhouses and kitchen gardens that are part of the Whatley estate. 

Two hours are allocated to work alongside the team where you will learn about the different types of plants and flowers grown in the gardens.

In line with Whatley’s sustainable gardening practices you can learn about soil preparation, pest control, and pruning techniques. We can also cover composting and creating a positive environment for wildlife.

Pick up tips to help you design and plan your garden and choose the right plants for your space.

Enjoy a day being surrounded by nature, gaining inspiration and confidence for your own gardening activities.

Garden Experience Break includes: 

  • One-nights accommodation and full breakfast selection 
  • Dinner to the value of £45pp*
  • Two hour gardening experience with our gardening team
  • Pair of Niwaki gardening gloves per guest
  • Gaia hand lotion per guest
  • Whatley note pad per guest

*£45 per person dinner allowance for stays Wednesday – Sunday. Antipasti Supper is available on Monday and Tuesday evenings when our restaurants are closed.

Available to book up to 1st October 2023 – excludes Saturday nights.

Pricing is from £514 in a Classic Room based on two people sharing.

To book, call our reservations team on 01666 822 888 or email

Terms and conditions

A 30% deposit payment is required at the time of booking and refundable up to 72 hours before your arrival date should you need to cancel.

Offer is subject to availability at the time of booking.

Check in to your room is from 3pm, checkout is 11am on the day of departure.

A 10% discretionary service charge is added to your bill on check out.

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From 24th - 26th December the Whatley Manor will be closed to non residents. If you need to contact us please send an email to and one of the team will respond. Thank you