Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

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Open all year round! Outstanding 180 acre garden for all seasons including 250m Centenary Border, Hydrangea Walk, Azalea Woodland, Winter Garden, Himalayan Valley and more.

The Gardens are a wonderful place to let your little ones play and explore. They have some exciting play features including a fabulous tree house, a relaxing flying carpet swing, bamboo tunnels and a wobbly bridge. Not to mention the pond where they can watch the ducks and fish or the miles of paths they can simply run along. Great for days out with kids!

Exciting events run all year round: Workshops, Art and Photography Exhibitions, Lecture Lunches, Floral Displays, Garden Tours and Open air Summer Concerts.

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

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

Christmas Eve closing 4pm

Admission price 


Children (5-16 years)

Children (under 5s)

Family (2 adults and 2 children)

£10.20* (*Over 60s, job seekers, full-time students and people with disabilities)

Why should I visit?

    • The Centenary Border - Over 250 metres long, the longest double border in the UK.
    • Jermyn's House
    • Butterflies - Some 25 species of butterfly have been recorded within Hillier Gardens.


Assistance dogs allowed
Baby changing facilities
Disabled access
Disabled parking available
Free parking on site
Gift shop
Hearing loop / hearing aids available on request
On site parking
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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Easter Family Trail

28/03/2020 - 20/04/2020

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

The Easter Bunny has left a trail of clues and fun around the Gardens. Follow the self guided trail and receive a prize. Suitable for all the... 

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Where to find us


Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
Jermyns Lane
SO51 0QA

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By car

From the south: From junction 3 of the M27, follow the A3057 signs to Romsey from 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: direction, follow the A3057

By train

The nearest station is Romsey.

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:

  • Climb and slide on the fabulous Tree House
  • Play on the Flying Carpet Swing
  • New Super Snake Swing