Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Jermyns Lane
SO51 0QA

Tel: 01794 368787

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Opening Times

Open New Year
Open - Please See Information Below (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

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

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

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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Monday, 15th July 2024 - Monday, 19th August 2024

Yoga in The Gardens at Sir Harold Hillier GardensYoga in The Gardens at Sir Harold Hillier GardensEnjoy Iyengar yoga in the tranquil Gardens with Carolyn Ryan (qualified Iyengar yoga teacher).
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Thursday, 1st August 2024 - Thursday, 1st August 2024

Butterfly Guided Walk - Guided Tour at Sir Harold Hillier GardensButterfly Guided Walk - Guided Tour at Sir Harold Hillier GardensEnjoy a guided walk along Centenary Border looking at butterflies and the plants which attract these delightful insects.
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Saturday, 10th August 2024 - Saturday, 10th August 2024

ABBA – Tribute Picnic Concert at Sir Harold Hillier GardensABBA – Tribute Picnic Concert at Sir Harold Hillier GardensOne of the longest established & most authentic ABBA tributes, ABBAMAGIC UK presents this ultimate feel-good outdoor picnic concert at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens.
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Saturday, 24th August 2024 - Saturday, 24th August 2024

Family Music in the Gardens – Picnic Concert at Sir Harold Hillier GardensFamily Music in the Gardens – Picnic Concert at Sir Harold Hillier GardensHeld at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens Join us and the talented 75-piece orchestra and singers, Pops Incorporated UK. Internationally known having performed in Washington USA, Canada and Disney Land also the Royal Festival Hall London. They will be performing well-known hits and vocals for the whole…
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Friday, 30th August 2024 - Friday, 30th August 2024

Jazz Dinner at Sir Harold Hillier GardensJazz Dinner at Sir Harold Hillier GardensDuring this late summer evening sit back and enjoy a delicious three-course dinner menu with live music from JazzTones.
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Saturday, 7th September 2024 - Saturday, 7th September 2024

Last Night of the Proms at Sir Harold Hillier GardensLast Night of the Proms at Sir Harold Hillier GardensBring your picnic, champagne, blankets and chairs to this open-air "Last Night of the Proms" classical concert ay Sir Harold Hillier Gardens. The renowned Southampton Concert Orchestra, conducted by Paul Ingram, will be performing popular classics and all the usual Last Night of the Proms…
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Friday, 13th September 2024 - Friday, 13th September 2024

Thursday, 17th October 2024 - Thursday, 17th October 2024

Sunday, 3rd November 2024 - Sunday, 3rd November 2024

Thursday, 12th December 2024 - Thursday, 12th December 2024

Forest Bathing at Sir Harold Hillier GardensForest Bathing at Sir Harold Hillier GardensForest Bathing is a mindfulness practice originating from Japan and known as Shinrin Yoku. Prepare for a serene three-hour journey of unhurried movement, calmness and sensory awakening, skilfully led by a certified mindfulness and forest therapy guide. Discover an array of repeatable techniques to…
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Thursday, 28th November 2024 - Wednesday, 1st January 2025

Light Up Sir Harold Hillier Gardens at ChristmasLight Up Sir Harold Hillier Gardens at ChristmasAfter an unforgettable transformation last year, the magnificent Sir Harold Hillier Gardens are set to shine bigger and brighter than ever before! Award winning producers, Light Up Trails return with a host of NEW glittering installations and amazing food and drink, completing a sensational,…
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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£14.30 per ticket
Children 5 to 16 years£4.20 per ticket
Family 2 adults and 2 children£33.00 per ticket
Over 60s and full-time students£13.30 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:

    • 854DP
      Wellington, New Zealand
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Exquisite gardens
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 16th June 2024
      Such a beautiful way to spend a day or even part of a day. The gardens are marvellous and the perfect place to take the family for a picnic. With something to look at or do for everyone. Good paths... Read full review
    • Adventure24788314520
      St. Albans, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Tree heaven
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 24th June 2024
      Yes the long borders are magnificent but the variety and condition of the collection of trees is oustanding. Seasonally themed parts of the graden would make repeat visits worthwhile. Very friendly... Read full review
    • Explore45967481543
      Great day out
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 1st July 2024
      Extensive and varied gardens, very enjoyable day. Nice cafes and shop, exhibition of arty thing when we were there. Nnn Read full review

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