2020 Opening times for the Garden, Walled Garden Nursery and Garden Tea Room

Friday 24th July only - the Garden Tea Room will be closed to garden visitors from 1pm due to a private function. Visitors may still visit the gardens and plant nursery but will not be able to use the Tea Room or associated toilet facilities. (there will still be one toilet open down towards the upper lake, but please note there is an incline to reach this toilet).

We are pleased to announce that the Garden, Walled Garden Plant Sales will opening every Wednesday to Sunday from the 1st July 2020 from 11am to 4pm daily. Also, the Garden Tea Room will be opening from the Saturday 4th July.

Social distancing measures have been put in place to ensure staff and customer safety.

Please read the following information for special opening times.

  • GARDENS                                     11am to 4:00pm (Wednesday to Sunday)
  • CAR PARK                                     10:30am to 5.00pm (Wednesday to Sunday)
  • WALLED GARDEN NURSERY     11.00am to 4:00pm ((Wednesday to Sunday)
  • GARDEN TEAROOM                    11:00am to 4:00pm (Wednesday to Sunday) - outside seating only * from Sat 4th July
  • ADMISSIONS HUT                       will be open and staffed by one of our volunteers
  • TOILETS                                         two W/C’s will be open (one near the Tea Room and one in the garden)

Please Note:  Only card payments will be accepted in the Ticket Office, Walled Garden Nursery and Graden Tea Room unless exact cash amount is provided                           


The following guidelines are issued for customers to the Walled Garden Nursery:

  • The Nursery will be staffed by a member of the garden staff during the opening hours
  • Opening times are 11am to 4pm. Please note: we have introduced a one-way system and customer numbers will be resticted to ensure social distancing is adhered to.
  • The Walled Garden Nursery is also online. We are currently able to offer a both a 'Click and Collect' service (for local customers) or a flat rate Courier Delivery to your door. Shop here.


  •  open 11am – 4.00pm from Sat 4th July (then Wednesdays through to Sundays)
  •  *please note: the Tea Room will be open for takeaway food and beverages only. A reduced menu will be offered.
  •  seating will be only be available in the area outside of the Tea Room              


Entry Prices 2020

Adults £7.00
Children (12-16) £3.00
Children (under 12) Free
Concession (OAP) £6.00
Annual Season Ticket valid for 12 months £30.00 Single Adult or £50 couple
Coach Group rate (by prior arrangement only) £6.00 per person
Carer/companion of disabled person Free
Plant Sales or Garden Tearoom only Free

Dogs on leads are welcome.

Gift Vouchers and Seasonal Tickets

The perfect gift for a garden loving friend

Looking for unusual Gifts? Why not treat your family and friends to a Gift Voucher or Season Ticket?

We have variety of gift vouchers available:

  • Entry for two people
  • Cream Tea for two people
  • Entry and Cream Tea for two
  • Vouchers to spend in the Plant Centre
  • Vouchers to spend in the Tea Room.

Contact us to discuss what you have in mind.

Season Tickets

For 2020 annual Season Tickets will be £30.00 single and Joint Membership [2 people living at the same address] for £50.00 (a saving of £10). Special events for Season Ticket Holders are planned for 2020

Venue Hire

The Garden Tea Room can be hired as a venue for private events. We can cater for small weddings, family gatherings, workshops, meetings and talks. 

Please contact the Property Manager to discuss your requirements.