Visitor Facilities

Car park

Open to the public during visiting hours.


Situated near the entrance and open during visiting hours.


Also aptly named ‘bus shelters’! These are spread throughout a variety of locations within the garden, for you to rest during your walk.


The Pavilion


Open every weekend until the end of October and during special events
All-new and improved café open every weekend- more information here

Gifts & Cards

Greetings cards are available for purchase during café opening times. Prices start from 50p

You’ll also find a mini information point and our visitor book at the back of the pavilion.


Gate House

Open during weekends until 31st May and during special events. Cash only. For more information on Admission prices, please visit Opening Times and Prices.
If you have children, be sure to ask about our free scavenger hunt!

Season tickets

Season tickets are available to purchase for £30 and include a year’s entry for one person. Available to purchase online here or when the Gate House is open.



  • Animals – only dogs are permitted within the garden, and they must be on leads at all times
  • Bicycles & Vehicles – no cycling or riding is permitted
  • Radios & Sound Systems – not permitted
  • All activities resulting in damage to plants are banned
  • Fireworks by arrangement


  • Picnics are welcome
  • Barbeques are permitted but must be arranged in advance

Special permissions

If you’re interested in conducting a professional photography or filming session in the garden, you are required to sign an agreement. For more information, please contact us.

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