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Allen House Grounds

Things to see and do

Lewis Carroll themed garden

The family garden is themed from the Lewis Carroll poem 'The Jabberwocky'.

In the garden you will find: 

  • low level maze
  • musical drums
  • dragon mosaic
  • circular patio and seating
  • words from the poem engraved on paving slabs

Allen house pergola
Allen house footprints

Hideaway café

The Hideaway is a brand new social enterprise café in Allen House Grounds. The café is an initiative of the Matrix Trust, a local youth work charity. Here you can buy hot and cold drinks and delicious sweet and savoury food.

For more information and opening times please visit the Hideaway café website.


  • public toilets
  • seating
  • picnic area
  • Allen House Pavilion is home to the Matrix Trust