image for Historic Site item typeShobdon Park Garden Temple

Historic Site, free entry

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Please postpone your holidays or visits until a later date when we will be delighted to welcome you..




Garden Temple c1750 for the 2nd Viscount Bateman, set on a mound circled by sweet chestnut trees. Yellow limestone, four Ionic columns, enriched architrave and decorated frieze. Of considerable interest in terms of its unusual interpretation of the Ionic order and listed Grade II*.

Opening details

All year. (Access through arable field - please keep to path, and away from farm machinery).


Free entry



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Map reference: SO 400627  Lat: 52.25991 Long: -2.87972

B4362, follow signs to Shobdon. In Shobdon follow brown signs for 'Shobdon Church and Arches'. Path to Temple is signed from drive. Rail: Leominster (8 miles).
Designated parking at far end of drive, NOT on side of drive.