Shobdon Park Garden Temple, Shobdon

Shobdon Park Garden Temple, Shobdon, Herefordshire HR6 9LZ View on map

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 Arrangements

All year. Access is through a field but all visitors should be aware of agricultural machinery working in the field.


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).

Parking Spaces


Designated parking at far end of drive, NOT on side of drive.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: No
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: No