Garden tours

Goldney is home to one of the country’s the finest surviving examples of an 18th century grotto, and was created by wealthy merchant Thomas Goldney as part of his ornate town garden. The garden is tucked away behind Goldney House and the extensive grounds are home to a heritage orchard, a canal and tower, a rotunda and bastion, Corinthian columns, and the elaborate grotto.

You can view photographs of the house and garden in our gallery.

Booking a Garden Tour

Tours of historic Goldney House and gardens are organised by the University's External Estates department.

Tours can be booked through the University's online shop. Please contact Nicolette Smith on 0117 3314901, or nicolette.smith@bristol.ac.uk, with any queries about your booking.