- Park (castles)
Built in the 16th century by Mary of Hungary of whom it borrowed its name, the Mariemont estate was bought in the 19th century by an important dynasty of industrialists, the Warocqué family.
The park, in an English landscape style, offers a beautiful harmony of lawns, ponds, foliage, ancient trees and exotic one, through which monumental sculptures and the romantic ruins of the Charles de Lorraine palace can be found.
Although the first gardens have disappeared, the park has been brought back to its former splendour with unequalled skills. Superb beeches, lime and softwood trees still bear witness of past centuries. Since the middle of the 19th century, exotic species have been added, making of Mariemont the first arboretum in the province of Hainaut.
Visitors with specific needs
Please click here to see the list of facilities and activities accessible to visitors with reduced mobility. Wallonia has developed the Access-i program to give travellers a clear understanding of what the infrastructures offer.
Parking space for PMR can be found at the entrance of the park, in the street perpendicular to the tree planted alley.
Coming with a wheelchair? Contact reception beforehand as there is a small incline. Someone will come and help you.
- Educational service
- Access for PRM (autodeclared)