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Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Guided Tours

Joining our experts for a guided tour is the best way to discover these beautiful, world renowned Gardens. From free daytime tours which do not need to be booked, to special evening events and tours coupled with dining events.

Guided Tour of the Centenary Border

Every 1st & 3rd Wednesday starting Wed 29 May 2pm

With this new iconic attraction only completed last year, this will be a much anticipated summer on the Centenary Border..

Free with normal admission. Book in person on the day

Sculpture Trail Part 1 – Part of Art in the Garden Exhibition

Fri 17 May to Thurs 18 July

The first of our exciting family trails, where children can learn more about colour and camouflage while discovering seven specially selected sculptures

Free with normal admission

Summer Gardeners’ Breakfast

Sat 1 June 8.30am

Fun and popular seasonal horticultural get-together with our experts over a traditional English cooked breakfast plus Garden tour before we open to the public.

£14.95. Booking essential

Summer Beauty by Candlelight

Thurs 13 June 8.30pm

Join our experts for a special tour of the Gardens at a magical time of day. Return by lantern-lined paths to enjoy a glass of sparkling wine at Jermyn’s House

£12.50, includes light refreshments. Booking essential.

Gardener’s Lunch

Friday 5 July 11am–2pm

Head of Collections David Jewell takes you on a virtual tour some of the UK’s best perennial borders and shares expert tips and advice. After lunch David will bring ideas to life with a tour of our own Centenary Border – one of the most iconic!   

£19.95 includes a two course lunch and coffee. Booking essential.

Gardener’s Lunch

Friday 13 September 11am–2pm

Head of Collections David Jewell takes you on a virtual tour some of the UK’s best perennial borders and shares expert tips and advice. After lunch David will bring ideas to life with a tour of our own Centenary Border – one of the most iconic!

£19.95 includes a two course lunch and coffee. Booking essential.

 
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