August 14, 2024

Horatio’s Garden Stoke Mandeville Private Tour


Horatio's Garden Stoke Mandeville Private Tour


Wednesday 14 August, 10-11:30am


Horatio’s Garden Stoke Mandeville at the National Spinal Injuries Centre in Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Mandeville Road, Stoke Mandeville, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP21 8AL




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Horatio’s Garden Stoke Mandeville is opening for a private tour on Wednesday 14 August 2024 from 10-11:30am

Tickets: £20 | Click here to book

An opportunity to visit Horatio’s Garden Stoke Mandeville for a private tour. Every Horatio’s Garden is created by a leading designer and rarely open to the public. This tour offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the restorative garden and learn more about its key design features and style, the benefits of horticultural therapy and the impact of gardens on wellbeing.

Horatio’s Garden Stoke Mandeville was designed by RHS Chelsea Flower Show winner and BBC Gardeners’ World presenter Joe Swift. He studied at The English Gardening School at the Chelsea Physic Garden in 1990 and has been creating gardens ever since.

Horatio’s Garden Stoke Mandeville includes special design features including secluded areas to be surrounded by nature, with grasses creating structure and space, highly perennial, sensory and wildlife-friendly planting for all-year-round colour and a light airy garden room.

Find out more about Horatio’s Garden Stoke Mandeville here.

Led by the Head Gardener Amy Moffett, you will have time to talk and learn about the charity, discover the incredible variety of plants and the individual design elements of the garden and time to enjoy the uplifting and vibrant space around you.

Hot beverages and homemade cake will be available and there will be a selection of plants and Horatio’s Garden merchandise on sale, if you wish to have a memento of your visit.

You will be gifted a plant list specific to the garden and a beautiful enamel Horatio’s Garden pin badge, so you can continue to show your support long after your visit.

The tour will begin at 10am and lasts 1.5 hours. We would advise you to arrive in good time to allow time for parking if you are driving and making your way to the garden.

In case of rain and adverse conditions; suitable clothing should be worn.

All profits from tickets purchased will go directly to the charity, to enable Horatio’s Garden to continue to nurture lives after spinal injury.

Numbers are limited and a ticket must be purchased for everyone in your party. Horatio’s Garden reserves the right to cancel your tour. In this unlikely event, we will contact you directly to give you the option of an alternative tour date or full refund.

Spending time in the garden and the garden room daily soothed my pain. It helped me with my recovery, allowed me to focus on the positives.

Information on directions, parking and other frequently asked questions are included in our FAQ information sheet available here.

If you have any further questions about this event please contact Horatio’s Garden Stoke Mandeville Garden Administrator Jas Nijjar, or email

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