Visitor Information


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

Admission prices


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


Adults: 


£5.95 - High Season

£3.95 - Low Season


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


Season Tickets

Individual: £19 and Couple: £33 (valid for one year from date of purchase). Buy a Season Ticket and get your admission fee refunded!


You can now purchase Season Tickets online


Army, Navy & RAF Forces Discounts



Opening Times 2019


Monday 7 January - Friday 1 March (Low Season)


Open daily 10am - 3pm.


Last admission to the gardens is 2pm.

Tea Room and Gift Shop will close at 3pm. 


Saturday 2 March - Thursday 31 October (High Season)

Open daily 10am - 5pm 


Last admission to the gardens is 4pm.

Tea Room and Gift Shop will close at 5pm.


Friday 1 November - Friday 20 December (Low Season)


Open daily 10am - 3pm.


Last admission to the gardens is at 2pm.

Tea Room and Gift Shop will close at 3pm. 


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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