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Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Jermyns Lane
SO51 0QA

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Opening Times

Open New Year
Summer (1 Apr 2020 - 31 Oct 2020)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00*
Winter (1 Nov 2020 - 31 Mar 2021)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*

* Last entry 1 hour before closing. Open all year except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Open all year (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day).

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

Map & Directions

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Road Directions

The gardens are situated between the villages of Ampfield and Braishfield, 2 miles north-east of Romsey. They are signposted from Romsey, on the A3090 on Winchester to Romsey road and the A3057 Stockbridge to Romsey road.

Public Transport Directions

By rail/bus – the nearest bus and rail links are in Romsey.


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Saturday, 30th May 2020 - Sunday, 14th June 2020

Art Exhibition: Off the Wall at Sir Harold Hillier GardensArt Exhibition: Off the Wall at Sir Harold Hillier GardensAn imaginative and vibrant mix of styles, subjects, abstracts, and traditional, evoking the drama and beauty of nature in all its moods and changing seasons. A variety of artists who are both authors, teachers and well-established painters. Sculpture, willow animals, glasswork, photographs and…
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Tuesday, 16th June 2020 - Monday, 29th June 2020

Art Exhibition: New Road Artists at Sir Harold Hillier GardensArt Exhibition: New Road Artists at Sir Harold Hillier GardensNew Road Artists: this group was first formed thirty years ago and is made up of artists from all over Hampshire. The work is contemporary, exciting and innovative. Members exhibit widely, both individually and as a group.
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Saturday, 20th June 2020 - Sunday, 21st June 2020

NAFAS Flower Show at Sir Harold Hillier GardensNAFAS Flower Show at Sir Harold Hillier GardensWessex & Jersey Area of NAFAS are delighted to be returning to the Gardens for our Area Flower Show in June 2020.
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Sunday, 21st June 2020 - Sunday, 21st June 2020

Have a Go Archery at Sir Harold Hillier GardensHave a Go Archery at Sir Harold Hillier GardensRomsey Archers are returning for another fun day of archery in Sir Harold Hillier Gardens. Treat your dad and bring the whole family to Have a Go at archery. Any age from young to old can take part. Run by experienced coaches who are very keen to share their knowledge of this thrilling ancient…
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Thursday, 25th June 2020 - Thursday, 25th June 2020

Summer Evening Garden Tour at Sir Harold Hillier GardensSummer Evening Garden Tour at Sir Harold Hillier GardensCome for a fascinating seasonal guided evening tour of the Gardens led by Sir Harold Hillier Gardens horticultural expert. Return to enjoy a glass of sparkling wine at Jermyn's House.
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Saturday, 27th June 2020 - Saturday, 27th June 2020

Giggles in the Gardens Evening Picnic at Sir Harold Hillier GardensGiggles in the Gardens Evening Picnic at Sir Harold Hillier GardensIt is back! The House of Comedy brings this entertaining evening of live stand-up comedy to Harold Hillier Gardens. Feel free to bring picnics, drinks etc. or make use of the on-site fabulous amenities.
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Sunday, 5th July 2020 - Sunday, 5th July 2020

Michelmersh Silver Band presents 'The Great Outdoors' at Sir Harold Hillier GardensMichelmersh Silver Band presents 'The Great Outdoors' at Sir Harold Hillier GardensBack by popular demand Hampshire's top brass band the Michelmersh Silver Band presents to you The Great Outdoors.
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Saturday, 11th July 2020 - Saturday, 11th July 2020

Last Night of the Proms Picnic Concert at Sir Harold Hillier GardensLast Night of the Proms Picnic Concert at Sir Harold Hillier GardensGala Concert of the Romsey Festival Bring your picnic, champagne and flag to enjoy the renowned Southampton Concert Orchestra in a Last Night of the Proms concert as part of the Romsey Festival 2020.
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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£10.40 per ticket
Children 5 to 16 years£2.40 per ticket
Family 2 adults and 2 children£23.00 per ticket
Groups 10+ (Per Person)£9.00 per ticket
Over 60s, job seekers and full-time students£9.50 per ticket

Admission includes a voluntary donation to enable us to conserve, develop and exhibit our world renowned Gardens and plant collection. Children under 5 free. Prices are subject to change.



  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)
  • Wheelchair user accessible


  • Cafe
  • Catering Provided
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Outdoor eating area
  • Picnic area
  • Restaurant

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing
  • Children's Meals
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Highchair(s) available
  • Outdoor children’s play area

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
  • Gift shop
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours
  • Meeting rooms
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking
  • Free parking
  • On Site Car Parking
  • Parking (free)

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction

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Recent Reviews:

  • TimeOffWork
    Trip Type:
    Lovely walk all year round!
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 2nd February 2020
    We are annual tickets holders and have certainly had value for money. The gardens are beautiful and it’s great to see the ever changing plants, trees etc through the year. The magnolias and... Read full review
  • shelleys524
    Chichester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Definitely worth a winter visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 9th February 2020
    Our first time here (despite using their garden centres!) was a lovely experience. The winter garden really does have some stunning sights. Discovered the fragrance from several Daphnes was amazing... Read full review
  • Ladylush33
    Petersfield, United Kingdom
    Lovely place
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 1st March 2020
    Wonderful trip today, camellias gorgeous, fantastic lunch in the cafe too. Easy and relaxing loads of space wonderful Read full review

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