Welcome to

The Japanese Garden at Cowden

welcome to

The Japanese Garden at Cowden

The Japanese Garden and The Stewart Woodland are currently open 5 days a week (closed Mondays & Tuesdays), from 10.30am to 4.00pm.

This is a ticketed estate. Please book through our website in advance as tickets are limited. We ask that you only arrive within your booked time slot, thank you.
After exploring, why not visit our Tearoom where we serve delicious lunches and cakes, all made in house. Or, if you have brought your own, we have some great picnic areas available.

Please be aware that it is Guide Dogs only that are allowed in the Japanese Garden and Christie Walk. However, dogs on leads are very welcome to enjoy the Woodland Walk, Lime Tree Avenue and outside seating areas. 


Cowden Christmas Lunch

Join us for a delicious 3-course festive feast prepared by our brand new Head Chef. Complete with a Christmas cracker!
Christmas at Cowden

2023 Christmas Fayre

10th December 2023 (10.30- 15.00) Including, local craft stalls, festive Tearoom Specials and a visit from Santa Claus. Our Christmas Fayre is included with an entry ticket to Cowden but please book your tickets in advance using the "book here" button below as tickets are limited. Make sure you select the correct date!
Christmas at Cowden

Come and visit Santa in the Garden Pavilion!

On the 10th of December 2023 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Dogs and Cowden Garden

Welcome to the Japanese Garden at Cowden

Footage supplied by: Chris Lawlor

"Taki Handa was the first and only woman to have designed a Japanese garden of this nature. The fact that she was appointed in 1908 is of significant interest worldwide."


Willow Door Wreaths Workshop (16/12/2023)
Festive Paper Folding Workshop (17/12/2023)