St Pauls Walden Bury

St Paul's Walden Bury

St Paul's Walden Bury, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG4 8BP.   
5 miles south of Hitchin on B651

A celebrated Grade I listed landscape garden, laid out in the early 18th century, covering about 50 acres.

The surrounding St Paul's Walden Bury Estate, with its arable and livestock farm and its ancient woodland, is a traditional country estate set in the heart of the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside. This was the birth place and childhood home of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. Her family, the Bowes Lyons, still live here as they have since 1725.

The garden can be hired for wedding receptions and other events. There is a licence for Civil Ceremonies in the house or in one of the temples in the garden. See link to Weddings on the left.

Visits and events
The house and garden can be visited by appointment, £15.00, Garden only £7.50. Please use contact form on the left..

Forest of Frogs summer camp

Fun for children aged 6-12, August 12-15th and 19-22nd

10am-4pm ( breakfast and aftercare 9-5 available)

The Forest of Frogs summer camp brings together our experience leading outdoor learning and theatre schools. We will be combining elements of each to provide an interesting but unique summer camp experience which will include forest school activities, drama workshops, and nature art and craft. Children will enjoy the gardens of St. Paul's Walden Bury which provides a natural environment in which to be inspired to write plays, create props using natural materials, and engage in games and activities which allow them to explore and develop their understanding of nature. Orienteering, camp fires, music, drama, art and craft.. Opportunities abound for fun and inspiration!

For further information please see To book please email or call Sarah Cash 07971 163880

Amaudo 10k and 2k Run

11am Sunday 21st September. To book a place email

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