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Opening Times

The Gardens are open every day except Christmas Day and Boxing Day from 10.00 am.

Closing Times

1st October to 31st October: Doors close at 5.00 pm (the Gardens will close at dusk if earlier - the gift shop will remain open until 4.45pm).

1 November to 31 March :Doors close at 5.00pm (the Gardens will close at dusk if earlier - the gift shop will remain open un til 4.45pm).

1 April to 31 April : Doors close at 5.00 pm

1 May to 30 September : Doors close at 6.00pm. Weekends at 7.00pm. The Gift Shop will close 15 minutes before The Gardens.

Last admission 30 minutes before closing.  Please note when evening concerts or theatre productions are being held, the Gardens will close one hour before the performance, please check before visiting.

Bonsai Collection

As above.

Admission Prices

Family *
1 Adult £7
2 Adults £12
Groups (adults) ** £6 (per adult)
Groups (concessions) ** £4 (per concession)


Children over 5,
Senior Citizens,
Students (with student card),
Disabled and Helpers

Children under 5 FREE


* Family ticket = 2 adults and up to 3 concessions.

** Pricing valid for groups of 10 or more. School visits are priced separately.

Please Note: Prices are valid from 1st April to 31st March, and all prices include a 10% donation as part of the Gift Aid scheme. Gift Aid Logo

Group Visits

If you are interested in bringing a group of 10 or more people to visit the Gardens, please click here.

School or College Visits

If you wish to arrange a school or college visit, please contact the Education Department.

Gift Admission Tickets

If you would like to buy gift admission tickets on-line for family or friends please click HERE.


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