Lunch in the castle

Love the festival but want to take it a comfortable pace?

We have two options in 2022 – our VIP Experience which includes all day access to the castle music room and library and lunch, plus new for 2022 Tea in the Castle, from 2.30pm onwards when you will be served tea/coffee and cake in the VIP area.


How about upgrading to our VIP experience, where you have all-day access to comfortable rooms within Powderham Castle where you can sit and enjoy morning coffee and homemade biscuits, a complimentary glass of bubbles and award-winning locally produced food while mingling with other VIPs and our celebrity speakers.

Situated at the rear of the Castle in the library and stunning music room, the VIP area is a relaxing place to rest and enjoy the beautiful views out over the estate’s stunning deer park and the sparkling Exe estuary in the distance.

Now firmly established as an exciting, prestigious gardening event in the West Country calendar, here’s the perfect place to meet up with family and friends or offer hospitality to valued clients and work colleagues, giving you a comfortable base from which to explore the Festival at your leisure.


Here’s what’s included:

  • Entrance to the Garden Festival
  • All-day access to the VIP area
  • Complimentary glass of fizz
  • Morning tea, coffee & biscuits
  • All-day soft drinks
  • Canapes & light Buffet Lunch
  • Tea, coffee and cakes in the afternoon
  • VIP cloakroom

Tickets cost £75.00 and are valid for one day of the festival only BUY NOW >>

TEA IN THE CASTLE – 2.30pm- 4.30pm

After a morning spent enjoying the Garden Festival, take some time to refresh in Powderham Castle’s music room and library, where you will enjoy a selection freshly made cakes and your choice of teas or freshly ground coffee. (Please note this available only after 2.30pm.)

Tickets cost £25 and include entry to the festival – Buy here



“Wow! What fun we had! Thank you for making us feel so welcome and so at home amongst the glamour of your fabulous Garden Festival. Ladies Do Lunch is firmly in your fan club!”

Sally Sedgman, Ladies Do Lunch

Sponsoring and Hospitality 

Sponsored by Hawksmoor Investment Management with lunch provided by The Kitchen Table, our VIP experience is the perfect place to offer hospitality to valued clients or work colleagues, giving you a comfortable spacious base inside the castle to meet up and explore the Garden Festival at your leisure.