Visit Hillbrush Opening Times (21st July 2017)

Please note that due to a private event taking place at Visit Hillbrush, the visitor centre will be closed to the public between the hours of 10:30am – 12:45pm on Friday 21st July, 2017.

We’re sorry for any inconvenience this causes. We will be reopening at 12:45pm and business will carry on as usual, so we hope to see you in the afternoon for tea and cake and (hopefully) sunshine!

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Free Tennis Giveaway to Celebrate Wimbledon

To celebrate the Wimbledon finals, this weekend we are giving away free kid’s sports packs to the first 10 visitors (with children) to Visit Hillbrush who are interested in signing up to Game Set & Match Tennis Academy. The packs include a branded water bottle, children’s tennis cap, drawstring bag and flyers. We will hand out 10 packs on Saturday 15th July and 10 more packs on Sunday 16th July, so you are in with two chances of collecting one of these super freebies!

Terms & Conditions

Packs will be handed out at staff’s discretion. The decision on who is entitled to a pack is final. One pack per child/person. Please note: this offer is intended for those between the ages 4 – 12, but coaching and sign-ups are also available for teens and adults.

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Wine Tasting With Yapp Brothers

Thank you to everyone who attended our first event at Visit Hillbrush. Our Wine Tasting and Live Music evening, in partnership with Yapp Brothers Wine Merchants of Mere was a great success. We had around seventy people in attendance and anyone visiting the centre during the day might have noticed something was afoot, with Yapp’s signature van sitting conspicuously in our car park.


The festivities kicked off at 6:30pm with a wide variety of wines available for tasting, ranging from reds, whites and rosés to cater to different palates. We were lucky to have such a gorgeous evening which meant a lot of the merriment could take place outside on our terrace.


Yapp’s in-house band Ziggurat provided an up-beat backdrop of French inspired music.  Instead of remaining stationary the band weaved among guests from time to time. This versatility meant that their performance was much more personal, and they really felt like part of the crowd.


We look forward to holding many more events in the future. If you missed out this time around or you would like to keep up to date on what we have in the pipelines, you can find our events page here. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook for updates and announcements.

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360° Google Image Tour of Visit Hillbrush

If you’ve been wondering what we have on offer at Visit Hillbrush, or you’ve already been to see us and you simply want to relive your experience, you can now take a sneak peek inside our restaurant, museum and shop via our 360° Google Image Tour!

Andy Fletcher at 360image visited us recently and set up the tour and we are extremely grateful to him for highlighting all the different and fascinating aspects of the centre. You can even step outside onto our terrace or into our car park for a look around.

See the tour below on our blog. Or alternatively click here and then click the images on the Google Maps sidebar (where our Visit Hillbrush details are listed).

You can find Andy at the following places:

@afletchphotoFacebook | Instagram | Linkedin | Google+

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Foodie Feature – Macaroni Cheese

Today we are featuring our Ricotta and Butternut Squash Macaroni Cheese served with Garlic Ciabatta. This works great for either lunch or dinner; the macaroni cheese is quite light and creamy, but with the garlic ciabatta this dish becomes rather filling. It’s one of our vegetarian dishes (although carnivores will also enjoy it, as it’s so tasty!). The garlic bread is crispy on the outside and deliciously warm and buttery.

You can find a full menu of our dishes and drinks by clicking here. If there is anything not on the menu, or anything you are unsure of, please don’t hesitate to get in touch!

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