Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

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Is Sir Harold Hillier Gardens Open?

Covid-19 Update: The Gardens will remain open during the second national lockdown, the Pavilion Restaurant and Tilia Tree Café will continue to operate a takeaway service and they ask you, where possible, to use contactless payments. All visitors are still required to pre-book a ticket via their website or by calling 01794 368787. For the most up-to-date information visit their official website via the link above or view our list of Hampshire attractions.

About This Attraction

A sanctuary of natural beauty, Sir Harold Hillier Gardens offers visitors the perfect escape from all the stresses of the outside world. Experience nature at its finest whilst exploring the 180 acres of gardens, wildlife and play areas for children. Run as a charity its aim is to conserve, develop and exhibit these world-renowned Gardens and plant collection.

Guest will be delighted while discovering the incredibly diverse range of trees, including maples and cherry trees. Attractive shrubs and flowers such as wisteria, peonies and azaleas, happily thrive within the Gardens. Sir Harold Hillier Gardens offers stunning surroundings with blooming plants from every season that have been carefully curated to give a magical experience every day of the year.

Open all year (except Christmas and Boxing Day)

April–October: 10am–6pm (last entry 5pm)

November–March: 10am–5pm (last entry 4pm)

Christmas Eve: 10am-4pm (last entry 3pm)

Adult

£11.60 with donation

£10.50 without donation

 

Children (5-16 years)

£3.10 with donation

£2.75 without donation

 

Children (under 5s)

Free

 

Family (2 adults and 2 children)

£26.50 with donation

£24 without donation

 

Concession (Over 60s, job seekers, full-time students and people with disabilities)

£10.50 with donation

£9.50 without donation

 

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens is a registered charity (274737)

* Admission includes a voluntary donation to help conserve, develop and exhibit these world-renowned Gardens and plant collection.

Please note, only assistance dogs are allowed.

Why should I visit?

    • 180 acres of stunning gardens, valleys and walks.
    • Flapping and fluttering, Sir Harold Hillier Gardens is home to about 80 species of birds and 25 species of butterflies.
    • Young explorers have so much to discover, from the Wobbly Bridge to the Woodland Treehouse, Super Snake Swings and even Hilltop Adventures obstacle course.
    • The incredible Centenary Border, the longest double mixed border that was planted in 1964 by Sir Harold Hillier.
    • Spending their days snuffling and pottering around, the magnificent Woodland Pigs who help to clear the scrubland are a sight to see.

Facilities

Assistance dogs allowed
Baby changing facilities
Cafe
Disabled access
Disabled parking available
Free parking on site
Gift shop
Hearing loop / hearing aids available on request
On site parking
Restaurant
Suitable for ages 12 and above
Suitable for ages 3 and above
Suitable for ages 5 and above
Suitable for ages 8 and above
Tour Guide – we require booking for this facility
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Santa’s Present Problem

3rd Dec 2020 - 3rd Jan 2021

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Thursday 3rd December 2020 - Sunday 3rd January 2021* Festive fun this Christmas for the whole family Using the spotter sheet with clues,... 

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Where to find us

Address

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
Jermyns Lane
Romsey
Hampshire
SO51 0QA

Find us online

By car

Free onsite parking with limited accessible parking bays.

From the south: From junction 3 of the M27, follow the A3057 signs to Romsey where you will find the Gardens clearly signposted.

From the north: From the M3 Winchester direction, you can exit junction 11, and follow the signs to Hursley and Ampfield.

From Andover: Follow the A3057.

By train

The nearest station is Romsey which is 2 miles away and reachable by bus.

By bus

Route 66 – Winchester to Romsey
This service is operated by Stagecoach Bus and stops just outside of the Garden entrance.

By bike

On site bike racks are available

Kids activities

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Children’s play features:

  • Kids will be delighted when they find the Woodland Treehouse where they can swing and slide to their hearts consent.
  • The Flying Carpet Swing and the Super Snake Swing will see excited kids set free as they soar through the air.
  • For brave guests, the Hilltop Adventures obstacle course will test their climbing and balancing skills.
  • Inquisitive children will love all the creatures living throughout the Gardens, including swift birds, delicate butterflies and gorgeous woodland pigs.
  • The Children’s Education Garden will see happy young people smelling the exotic herbs and making music with the giant bamboo chimes.