Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
Open all year round! The magnificent collection of over 42,000 plants from temperate regions around the world grows in a variety of superb themed landscapes set over 180 acres. Excellent restaurant and Summer Tea Rooms. All ability paths. Mobility scooters available for hire (advance booking advised).
New all-ability children's play features include a stunning Tree House, flying carpet swing and extended bamboo tunnels.
Just some of our Gardens highlights:
In Spring, see dazzling displays of Magnolias, Japanese flowering cherries, Rhododendrons and Azaleas.
In Summer, enjoy wild flowers in the meadows and the pastel shades of Hydrangea Walk.
In Autumn, the Gardens are ablaze with Autumn colours, and fruits and berries.
In Winter, visit the largest Winter Garden of its kind in Europe,with breathtaking fragrance from the winter flowering shrubs.
Free events for children every Bank Holiday and mid-week during August.
Events, exhibitions and workshops are held all year round for all ages and interests and make ideal gifts. Workshops include falconry, photography, botanical illustration, gardening, batik and textile art.
For information and bookings for all events please contact the Visitor Services Team on 01794 369317 / 369318 (10am to 5pm, 7 days).
Exit J3 of M27. Follow the A3057 to Romsey.
Open everyday except Christmas Day and Boxing Day:
Summer hours (April to Oct): 10am to 6pm (last entry 5pm)
Winter hours (Nov to March): 10am to 5pm (last entry 4pm).
Sat 14th Dec 13 to Sun 5th Jan 14 - “Shiver me timbers” - Use Robinson Crusoe’s treasure map to navigate around the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens grand bauble hunt trial depicting the thrilling tale. Find out if the evil pirate Blackheart is able to capture the map; will Robinson Crusoe be able to fight him off and claim the treasure? - http://www3.hants.gov.uk/hilliergardens/hilliers-whatson/whatson-hilliers.htm
Please see the special offers page for a discount voucher to this attraction.