Visitor Information


We are reopening on Wednesday 24 June!


The Walled Gardens, shop and plant sales will be open every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 10am-3pm from Wednesday 24 June.


At present, the tea room will offer take away food and drinks only and the glasshouse and toilets will remain closed until further notice.



Plants for sale

Shop and plant sales access only will be free. Our plant nursery offers a large selection of herbaceous perennials, shrubs, grasses, succulents and trees all grown on-site by staff, volunteers and students at very competitive prices.


Health & Safety

Health and safety measures will be in place. This includes social distancing, hand gel and sanitizer for trolleys. We thank you for your cooperation.

Do not visit us if you or anyone in your household feels unwell or has any symptoms associated with Covid-19.



Our opening times vary according to season and events. Please check our website for up-to-date information before making your journey.


Admission Prices & Season Tickets


You do not need entry to the Gardens in order to visit the Gift Shop, Plants Nursery or Tea Room. 


Adults:  £2.50 per person


Children (under 16): Free. All children must be accompanied by an adult.


As a thank you to our loyal customers, we have reduced the price of our season tickets. 

These will now be £10 for 1 person and £16 for a couple, giving free access to the Gardens for 1 year from the purchase date.



You can now purchase Season Tickets online


Army, Navy & RAF Forces Discounts


For Group bookings, please visit our Groups page. 


Please note: Though we will be open as usual, due to a private event taking place, there may be some disruption in the Walled Gardens from Wednesday 17 June - Wednesday 25 June. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


We are a dog friendly visitor attraction, however, please can dogs be kept out of the tea room, visitors with dogs are welcome to use the patio area.


Parking is free, there are limited spaces in the car park adjacent and there is a height restriction of 2.00m high. There are bike racks available in the car park. Alternatively, please use the College car park on Rodway Hill, Animal Management Centre. 


 We have free WiFi in the Tea Room. 

Cycling and ball games are not permitted in the gardens. 



Read about accessibility here.


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