In face of the unprecedented situation created by Covid-19, we sadly cannot go ahead with the festival this June. 

But all is hopefully not lost!  We have rescheduled to later in the summer and hope you can safely join us on 22nd & 23rd August 2020.

Festival message from Tamsin Westhorpe

Terry Walton from his home in Wales

Hannah Genders festival message from the gardens at Hellens

Check out our new film and share in the beauty and magic of Hellens this June.

Pop Up Workshop

‘A Canopy of Connection’

Get inspired and make a flag to share what matters to you. Tell us about your intentions, the SEEDS OF CHANGE you are planting this summer.

Find out more in this film and please send a photo of your flag to

Keep an eye on our social media or head over to the ‘What’s On’ page for some very special guest blogs.

. . . Highlights of Hellens Garden Festival 2019 . . .

Our 2019 Festival was a great success, despite all the British climate had to throw at us!

‘Hands in the Soil, Good for the Soul’ captured the imagination of over 2,500 visitors and we raised a record £16,000 for our beneficiaries.

Find out more about past festivals here

Calling all exhibitors – Booking for Hellens Garden Festival 2020 is still open – Reserve your space now!

Please head over to the ‘Booking a Space’ page for more details and be part of Herefordshire’s biggest weekend Garden Festival.

If you would like to be involved in the 2020 Festival – sponsor, exhibitor or volunteer – please get in touch.

Thank you to our wonderful Sponsors and Supporters

Fantastic people and companies supporting our vision

Our sponsors and supporters honour the vision of Hellens Garden Festival. Their generosity in giving time, expertise, equipment or funds is absolutely essential,  to enable the organisation of the Festival each year which raises significant donations for local beneficiaries.

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  • Festival Experience

     Plan your visit

    A summer festival celebrating the sustainable and the eclectic, crafted and grown, in the gardens of Hellens Manor


  • People, Plants & Planet

    Our ethos

    Showcasing inspirational ideas, organisations and plants for growing our gardens, sustaining ourselves and the earth.


  • Fundraising

    HGF beneficiaries

    We are proud to support St Michael’s Hospice in Hereford and the special project Back to the Wild for young people.



Adult £8
Child £2.50 (under 16)
Family £18 (2 adults and up to 4 children)

With so much to see and do, You can buy a ticket for BOTH festival days:

Adult £14
Child £4 (under 16)
Family £30 (2 adults and up to 4 children)

Please bring CASH – we do not have a card facility on the gate.

We welcome well-behaved dogs who have their owners firmly on leads and who clean up after them!

Group discounts are available if booked in advance:

Entrance to the festival£7 per adult for a group booking of 10 people or more.

We have no on site parking for coaches, only a ‘drop off’ facility.  Please contact us to arrange a time slot or if you need help arranging local coach parking.

Please note, the Garden Festival entrance ticket does not cover tours of the Manor House – see additional tour prices below.

Free stewarded parking              Beautiful gardens & grounds to explore         Free talks and workshops          


Help us to reduce our impact on the environment – Please car share where you can. Bring re-usable coffee cups, water bottles and bags.

Accessibility;  Please let us know, in advance, if you need help when you arrive.  We will endeavour to do all we can to make your visit a good experience.

Accessibility Information

About Hellens: 

Hellens Garden Festival is hosted in the gardens and grounds of Hellens Manor. The Festival settles gently within the landscape of lawns, meadow and paddocks. The rare 17th century octagonal dovecot, a physic garden, yew labyrinth, herb and kitchen gardens, woodlands and ponds are delight to the eye and nourishment for one’s spirit.

Tours of the Manor house at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm daily during the festival. Tickets will be available for your guide 20 mins before the tour.

Entry costs £9.50 for adults, £7.50 concessions & students, free entry for children under 18 (accompanied by a paying adult).

Hellens, Much Marcle, Nr Ledbury, Herefordshire.


Hellens is owned by The Pennington Mellor Munthe Trust (charity no. 283266).

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For more information about what is going on in Herefordshire, where to eat, where to stay while you are visiting us at Hellens and the Hellens Garden Festival please visit