A chance to learn and enjoy nature at its best

Arboretum Tour and Lunch or Afternoon Tea

Apr to Oct 2021

Join Andrew Beale, the eighth generation in the family business, for a guided tour around the Beale Arboretum at West Lodge Park.

– Andrew Beale, Managing Director

You will see some of the 800 species of trees around the 35 acre estate, the spectacular conifers, the national collections of Hornbeams and Taxodiums, the new Catalpa collection, magnolia and holly beds, and the glorious maple glade.

The tour begins at 2.30pm in the front lounge and finishes at 4.00pm with either lunch prior, or English Afternoon Tea afterwards, served in the Mary Beale Restaurant.

Available on the following dates:

Arboretum tour Lunch at 1.00pm

The tour is FREE, with lunch at 1.00pm chosen from our Mary Beale Restaurant menu (minimum spend £25.00 per person). £25 per person, will be taken off your bill at the end



Arboretum Afternoon Teas at 4.00pm - £25.50

(Payable on booking).

Click here for all our delicious afternoon tea and restaurant menus

Afternoon Tea Packages:

West Lodge Park Afternoon Tea

Eilles loose leaf tea or Café du Monde coffee

Four finger sandwiches

A mini savoury treat

2 warm scones with Devonshire clotted cream and Tiptree jam

A selection of 3 homemade cakes

Rosé Prosecco Afternoon Tea: 

(As the West Lodge Park Afternoon Tea, plus a glass of Rosé Prosecco or Pink Gin & Tonic Tea)

Rosé Champagne Afternoon Tea: 

(As the West Lodge Park Afternoon Tea, plus a glass of Rosé Champagne)

Vegan and Children’s Afternoon Tea menus available – please click link above

In order to ensure smooth service please note that we are unable to offer any other alternative combination of sandwiches. Payable at time of booking. Please advise any special dietary requests at time of booking

Please note that a full Afternoon Tea must be ordered by each person.

Please book and pay in advance via our website www.bealeshotels.co.uk/shop or via reception on 020 8216 3900 - bookings can be made up to 10.00am on the day of the tour.

We will be walking on mainly hard paths and grass, a coat is recommended and sturdy footwear should be worn.

These tours are also free of charge for hotel residents, or guests attending conferences or functions on the day in question.

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