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Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Visitor information


  • April–October 10am–6pm (last entry 5pm)
  • November–March 10am–5pm (last entry 4pm)
  • Open all year (except Christmas and Boxing Day)


  • Adult £9.90*
  • Concession £8.95* (Over 60s, job seekers, full-time students and people with disabilities)
  • Groups (10+) £8.10 per person
  • Family (2 adults and 2 children) £22*
  • Children (5-16 years) £2.20*
  • Children (under 5s) Free

If you're a regular visitor, you might wish to consider becoming a member.

Membership prices start from £30.50 for a year. More information about Membership.

*Become a Gift Aid Visitor. Admission includes a voluntary donation to enable us to conserve, develop and exhibit our world renowned Gardens and plant collection. Standard entry prices Adults £9.00, Concessions £8.10, Child £2, Family £20. Please note children must be accompanied by an adult in the Gardens at all times.

Prices are subject to change, valid from 1 April 2016.

Partner Gardens

We have a reciprocal agreement with the following Gardens, so that paid for members** can gain free day entry:

  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Wakehurst Place, Sussex
  • National Botanic Garden of Wales
  • Birmingham Botanic Gardens
  • Batsford Arboretum, Gloucestershire

**The membership cardholder’s valid membership card must be shown to gain free day entry during normal opening hours (excludes entry to any paid for events).

Admitting the cardholder only to the Gardens, admission charges will apply if the cardholder’s membership card is not presented on the day of entry.


Sorry, only guide and hearing dogs are allowed in the Gardens. We do not advise visitors to leave dogs in cars in the car parks.



Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
Jermyns Lane, Romsey, Hampshire SO51 0QA


Self-guided trails

Our regularly changing self-guided trails highlight ten plants of current interest for you to discover and enjoy. Maps are available at the front desk.

We also offer seasonal, self-guided activity trails for families.

Guided Tours

Our tours suit all needs and interest. They start and finish at the Pavilion and last 90 minutes. You will explore many seasonal highlights and hidden aspects of the collection. Special evening tours, led by a member of our horticultural team are also available as part of our events programme.

See What's on for dates and times.