An oasis of delightful gardens,
peace and tranquility, just one mile from the City Centre. These
historic Gardens offer a fascinating plant collection and excellent
facilities for all the family to enjoy. Four stunning glasshouses
filled with exotic plants take you from tropical rainforest to arid
desert. Beyond, fifteen acres of beautiful landscaped gardens offer
sunny lawns and collections of roses, alpines, perennials, rare
trees and shrubs, ideal for picnics and exploring every day of the
The Japanese Gardens houses the
National Bonsai Collection. A fascinating programme of events
offers flower shows, family fundays, and open air theatre and music
throughout the summer, centred on the Victorian Bandstand and
magnificent Main Lawn. Attractions also include children's
playground and discovery garden, art gallery, tearoom, and shop
selling a wide range of quality gifts and plants.
Admission: Adult £7.00
Offer available only on full price adult admission, excludes
1 October to 31 October: 10:00 - 17:00 or dusk
1 November to 31 March 2013: 10:00 - 16:00 or dusk
1 April to 30 September: 10:00 - 19:00
Closed 25 & 26 December.
Last admission 30 minutes prior to closing.
Telephone: 0121 454 1860