Historic Tours

Self-Led Visit

Explore the beautiful landscape of Painshill at your own group’s leisure, and follow the guided paths and map. Enjoy the delights of the 18th century landscape garden in all seasons, and view the enchanted follies Hamilton created in order to form ‘living works of art’, across the gardens at Painshill.

Cost: £6.50 per person (includes admission)
Group Number: 
Minimum 10 people
Availability: 
All year

For further information please contact Steve Roach on 01932 868113 or email groups@painshill.co.uk

Introduction to Painshill

Experience a series of beautiful scenes which will continually change and surprise you. Painshill’s Introductory Tour gives you the opportunity to learn all about Painshill’s creator and visionary, The Hon. Charles Hamilton and the history behind the stunning 18th century landscape garden. Your experienced guide will also take you to the best view points and give you exclusive access into our sparkling Crystal Grotto.

Cost: £12.50 per person – Includes entrance and arrival refreshments
Group Number: 
Minimum 10 people
Availability: 
All year
Booking: 
Advanced booking required

For further information please contact Steve Roach on 01932 868113 or email groups@painshill.co.uk

The Historical Tour

Covering the complete 158 acres, you will also be able to witness one of the UK’s largest working waterwheels in action, as well as walk through the Alpine Valley to find Painshill’s very own Hermitage. This Historical route also includes a stop at our Gothic Tower, where you can climb the 99 steps to the top, and see as far as Canary Wharf and Windsor Castle on a clear day before finishing at the Turkish Tent for refreshments. Groups are then welcome to follow the guide back the Visitor Centre or continue to explore Painshill.

Cost: £15.00 per person – Includes entrance and refreshments at the Turkish Tent
Group Number: 
Minimum 10 people
Availability: 
All year
Booking: 
Advanced booking required

For further information please contact Steve Roach on 01932 868113 or email groups@painshill.co.uk

The Grand Tour

Enjoy a fuller day at Painshill combining the Historical Tour with an Introductory talk on the plantings of Painshill, a tour around the kitchen garden and a wine tasting of both of Painshill’s very own Sparkling wine (either at the temple or the Turkish Tent – weather depending)

Cost: £21.50 per person – Includes entrance, arrival refreshments and wine tasting
Group Number: 
Minimum 10 people
Availability: 
All year
Booking: 
Advanced booking required

For further information please contact Steve Roach on 01932 868113 or email groups@painshill.co.uk

Vines and Wine – New for spring 2018

Your guide will take you on a Journey through Painshill from the replanted Vineyard to the newly restored Temple of Bacchus exploring the history of Painshill. Enjoy the delights of the 18th century landscape garden, with a glimpse inside the Crystal Grotto before finishing with a wine tasting of Painshill’s white and rose Sparkling wines at the Temple of Bacchus while taking in the breath-taking view of the surrey Landscape

Cost: £18.50 per person – Includes entrance, arrival refreshments and wine tasting
Group Number: 
Minimum 10 people
Availability: All year –
From early April
Booking: 
Advanced booking required

For further information please contact Steve Roach on 01932 868113 or email groups@painshill.co.uk

Buggy Tours

For those suffering from mobility issues we are able to offer a 45 minute buggy tour of the Landscape. The Painshill buggy is able to get around most of the site to see the key features, the best views and our knowledgeable drivers will be able to entertain you as they pass on the history of Painshill.

Cost: £10 – Excludes admission fee
Group Number: 
Maximum 5 people
Availability: 
All year
Booking: 
Minimum 7 days advanced booking required

For further information please contact Steve Roach on 01932 868113 or email groups@painshill.co.uk