The 18th-century poet William Cowper, who lived in this house, was a keen and innovative gardener, and even grew pineapples in a hot bed. The museum’s delightful flower garden is filled with a wide range of plants that were introduced to England before 1800, the year of Cowper’s death. There is also a Victorian-style kitchen garden planted with heritage varieties of fruit and vegetables.
With the gradual easing of lockdown restrictions, gardens in the 2-for-1 directory are beginning to open.
To ensure the safety of visitors and staff, many have special measures in place, including pre-booking and limiting the number of visitors.
Before visiting a garden, please contact the garden directly to determine their opening status and any restrictions that may apply.
Please note: we’re unable to keep all individual 2-for-1 garden pages updated, but we will publish the latest details that we have on our weekly updates page from week commencing Monday 8 June, 2020.
Using your 2-for-1 card at Cowper & Newton Museum & Gardens
- One free entry with one full-paying adult
- Single visitor discount: 50%
- Card valid for the whole property. Card not valid on event days (phone or see website) or charity days: 13-14 Jun
- Before setting off check the garden’s website or call direct, as opening details can vary and one-off restrictions may apply