estate and garden
Gileston Manor is a grade II* listed Georgian manor house located next to St Giles Church in the small village of Gileston, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales.

Known as one of the truly secret gardens of Wales, our gardens take you on a journey through the history of gardening.

Stroll through the beautiful 18th Century Walled Garden with a picture perfect Summer House, sweeping front lawns and lake with views across the Bristol estuary. Take in the native herbs, flowers, vegetables & fruit trees – boasting 17 varieties of apple trees, making the perfect pie...

Gileston manor Our story

The Rookery was designed to protect the house and the front gardens from the prevailing coastal westerly winds.

There is also a small woodland area at Gileston Manor, whilst the Folly (located next to the Rookery) has views of the Jurassic Coast.

Our gardens are home to Bill & Ben the alpacas, Australian black swans, a rare breed of white guinea fowl and a variety of chickens & ducks – not forgetting the Manor’s dachshunds, Lady Fifi & Lord William...

Gileston manor Our story