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Exbury Gardens in the New Forest

Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway

Summer Lane
SO45 1AZ

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Opening Times

Open (24 Mar 2020 - 1 Nov 2020)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:30*

* Gates open at 10am and the Gardens close at 5pm every day.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Map & Directions

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Road Directions

Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway is located in the beautiful New Forest, near Beaulieu and only 20 minutes from Junction 2 of the M27.

Public Transport Directions

Train: Both Southern Rail and South Western Railway have routes that stop at stations close to Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway. The closest train station to Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway is Brockenhurst, which is approximately 10 miles from Exbury. Visitors can either get a taxi from the station or take the New Forest Open Top Bus Tour which stops at Exbury 7 times per day during the summer months.

Ferry: Visitors are also able to take the train to Southampton Central and then take the passenger ferry to Hythe, which is approximately 6 miles from Exbury. 

Bus: During the summer months New Forest Open Top Bus Tours circles the national park daily. The green route calls at Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway 7 times per day.New Forest Open Top Bus Tour customers also enjoy 20% off entry price to Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway.


Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult - Gardens Only£12.50 per ticket
Adult Gardens and Railway£17.50 per ticket
Child - Gardens and Railway£9.00 per ticket
Child - Gardens Only£4.00 per ticket
Family - Gardens£29.00 per ticket
Family - Gardens and Railway£49.00 per ticket

Family tickets are for 2 adults and up to 3 children. These prices are correct until 31st December 2019.

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Recent Reviews:

  • 247_itchyfeet
    Romsey, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Raising the bar for Halloween days out!
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 19th November 2019
    This was our third visit to Exbury for their Halloween train, and by far the best! The four children (ages 6 to 10) loved it, yes they were jumping and screaming but surely that’s what it’s all... Read full review
  • SalG60
    Southampton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Santa’s Steam Train
    3 of 5 stars
    Monday, 9th December 2019
    The train ride was delightful , we took our two young grand children who loved the the characters dressed as Santa’s reindeer and the elves who rode the train and played spot the antics of the... Read full review
  • Nicola M
    Dibden Purlieu, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Christmas Special
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 15th December 2019
    Had a great day out at the Christmas Fayre. Managed to get tickets for the train at a small cost but was worth it. Christmas market was excellent as was the service in general. Looking forward to... Read full review

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