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Long Close Gardens

Long Close Gardens


Main Street,
Woodhouse Eaves,
LE12 8RY


Long Close garden has been open to the public for charity for 50 years.
In 2003 'Gardening Which' readers voted it to be one of their favourite National Garden Scheme gardens in England, Scotland and Wales. In addition it appeared in the 'Daily Telegraph' magazine 'Gardens to Visit - Over 200 of the Best in Britain and Ireland', has been featured on television three times and has also been mentioned in many garden books and magazines.

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

Guided tours for groups

Plants for sale.

Opening details

Our garden is open Wednesdays to Sundays including Bank Holidays, from 10:30am to 4:30pm, between the following dates:

1st April to 17th July, and 1st September to 9th October 2017.


2017 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.