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The Bishop’s Palace awarded Gold Accolade by Visit England

The Bishop’s Palace awarded Gold Accolade by Visit England

  The Bishop’s Palace is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a prestigious Gold Accolade by Visit England. In their words, the awards “aim to recognise and reward those attractions that go the extra mile to create an outstanding...

South Garden

South Garden

Today it is hard to imagine that in the 17th century this area was once laid out in the style of a formal Dutch style garden with parterres, topiary and a distinctive L-shaped canal; virtually nothing remains of this garden. In contrast the...

Bishop’s Palace has RHS ‘Partner Garden’ status

Bishop’s Palace has RHS ‘Partner Garden’ status

The gardens at The Bishop’s Palace have received high praise from the Royal Horticultural Society, which has made the historic building’s grounds a “Partner Garden”. The status is awarded to gardens of “outstanding and exceptionally high standards...

Arboretum

Arboretum

The Arboretum was designed by Sir Harold Hillier for Bishop Bickersteth and created in 1977 in commemoration of HM the Queen’s 25th Jubilee. It replaced part of the old kitchen gardens. There are many fine trees here including the highly scented,...

Bishop’s Palace Receives Lifeline Grant

Bishop’s Palace Receives Lifeline Grant

Bishop’s Palace Receives Lifeline Grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund 9th October 2020 **The Bishop’s Palace receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund ** Almost 450 heritage organisations in England,...

Have Some Fun with our Zoom Virtual Backgrounds!

Have Some Fun with our Zoom Virtual Backgrounds!

Are you still spending lots of time holding Zoom meetings? Do you want to liven up your background - or maybe just save yourself having to tidy up your office/living room/bedroom? Download one of our Zoom Virtual Backgrounds and you can pretend to...