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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Garden, next open Sat 1 Sep - Sun 7 Oct 2018


John Oakland


Main Street,
Woodhouse Eaves,
LE12 8RY


Long Close Garden has been open to the public for charity for over 50 years. Explore the picturesque 5 acre garden with original wildflower meadows.

Coach parties acceptedFacilities for groupsNational Trust PropertyOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Guided tours for groups

Plants for sale.

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Sat 1 Sep - Sun 7 Oct 2018 Wed - Sun 10:30 to 16:30
Our garden is open Wednesdays to Sundays including Bank Holidays, from 10:30am to 4:30pm


2018 prices:
Adults £4.00, children 50p. Buy your tickets at the garden.
Sorry, no dogs allowed except guide dogs.


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups

Plants for sale.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 4
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps


Some uneven paths. Long slope from top of garden.


See location of Long Close Gardens on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 530145  Lat: 52.72581 Long: -1.21653

Long Close is situated in the heart of the village of Woodhouse Eaves, 4 miles south of Loughborough near M1 junction 23.