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Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Jermyns Lane
Ampfield
Romsey
Hampshire
SO51 0QA

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Opening Times

Open New Year
Winter (1 Nov 2018 - 31 Mar 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*
Summer (1 Apr 2019 - 31 Oct 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00*

* 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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Events

Friday, 12th October 2018 - Friday, 7th December 2018

Mindfulness Stress Reduction Course at Sir Harold Hillier GardensDo you react to stressful situations in familiar, but unhelpful, ways? Karen Prouton welcomes you to the peaceful Gardens, and will teach you Mindfulness-based stress reduction, hosted in the tranquil setting of Jermyn's House.
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Thursday, 18th October 2018 - Monday, 19th November 2018

Material World Exhibition at Sir Harold Hillier GardensThe popular Material World textile exhibition returns again to Sir Harold Hillier Gardens this autumn. Material World depicts the wide range of uses for textiles in furnishing, decoration, fashion and exquisite crafts for sale.
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Monday, 5th November 2018 - Friday, 14th December 2018

I Spy Winter is Coming at Sir Harold Hillier GardensI Spy Winter is Coming at Sir Harold Hillier GardensWhat do you know about cones and conifers? Come and collect a cone or two on this family self-guided trail!
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Wednesday, 21st November 2018 - Wednesday, 21st November 2018

Lecture Lunch: River Test Life of a Chalk Stream at Sir Harold Hillier GardensLecture Lunch: River Test Life of a Chalk Stream at Sir Harold Hillier GardensSimon Cooper author and fly fishing agent from the award wining Fishing Breaks speaks about his tails of fly fishing on the Chalkstream at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens. He will guide you through the fascinating diversity within the Chalkstream including the fish, the angling community, the plant life...
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Friday, 23rd November 2018 - Tuesday, 1st January 2019

Winter Jewels at Sir Harold Hillier GardensSir Harold Hillier Gardens are pleased to welcome over 20 of the ACJ Wessex group again this year, for their 7th annual contemporary jewellery selling exhibition. This has become a very popular addition to our exhibition programme and the timely nature of 'Winter Jewels' provides the perfect...
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Thursday, 29th November 2018 - Thursday, 29th November 2018

Winter Lecture Lunch: Medieval Christmas at Sir Harold Hillier GardensWinter Lecture Lunch: Medieval Christmas at Sir Harold Hillier GardensA talk presented by regular contributor, Michael Brown, in 14th century clothing about the Christmas traditions, myths and plants of the medieval period, with music played on early instruments.
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Saturday, 1st December 2018 - Saturday, 1st December 2018

Christmas Gardeners' Breakfast and Tour at Sir Harold Hillier GardensChristmas Gardeners' Breakfast and Tour at Sir Harold Hillier GardensEnjoy a wonderful cooked breakfast in the splendour of Sir Harold Hillier Gardens' festively decorated 18th Century Jermyn's House. On the Christmas breakfast menu will be juice, a choice of porridge or cereals. Followed by a cooked breakfast with home cured bacon, local sausages or kedgeree....
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Saturday, 1st December 2018 - Saturday, 1st December 2018

Seasonal Family Photoshoot at Sir Harold Hillier GardensSeasonal Family Photoshoot at Sir Harold Hillier GardensCaroline Jenkins Photography can offer you a wonderful photoshoot opportunity to capture special moments with your family that you can treasure forever. No awkward posing, no stress, just relaxing in a natural environment of Sir Harold Hillier Gardens. This professional photoshoot makes for a...
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Saturday, 1st December 2018 - Sunday, 2nd December 2018

Winter Wonder at Sir Harold Hillier GardensWinter Wonder at Sir Harold Hillier GardensShowcasing striking bark and scented flowers, this display at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens will be a welcoming sight in this colder month. Early bulbs will also feature in the display at the festively decorated Jermyn's House.
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Monday, 3rd December 2018 - Friday, 21st December 2018

Christmas Lunches at Sir Harold Hillier GardensCelebrate Christmas with your family and friends in this intimate setting in the delightful surrounds of the festive Sir Harold Hillier Gardens' 18th Century Jermyn's House. Enjoy the delicious festive menu from only £19.50p/p for two courses & coffee or £23.50p/p for three courses and coffee.
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Friday, 7th December 2018 - Friday, 7th December 2018

Christmas Door Wreath Workshop at Sir Harold Hillier GardensChristmas Door Wreath Workshop at Sir Harold Hillier GardensJoin Sir Harold Hillier Gardens' Head Gardener and learn how to produce a beautiful natural Christmas floral door wreath. A wide selection of unusual foliage, berries, fruits and unusual stems will be supplied fresh from the Gardens.
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Friday, 7th December 2018 - Saturday, 8th December 2018

Christmas Supper with Miscellany Theatre Group at Sir Harold Hillier GardensChristmas Supper with seasonal entertainment from Miscellany Theatre Group. Enjoy three courses, coffee & chocolates in the beautifully decorated Sir Harold Hillier Gardens' Jermyn's House.
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Saturday, 8th December 2018 - Sunday, 9th December 2018

Artful Christmas Weekend at Sir Harold Hillier GardensArtful Christmas Weekend at Sir Harold Hillier GardensContemporary Arts & Crafts for Christmas at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens. Meet the Makers, find unique hand crafted gifts.
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Saturday, 15th December 2018 - Saturday, 15th December 2018

Christmas Chocolate Workshop at Sir Harold Hillier GardensChristmas Chocolate Workshop at Sir Harold Hillier GardensMake your own Christmas chocolates with Chocolate Craft. Run by professional chocolatiers, this is a perfect opportunity to make a handcrafted Christmas gift. Using high quality chocolate and a fine range of ingredients for flavouring, you will make and decorate your own lolly and delicious...
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Saturday, 15th December 2018 - Sunday, 6th January 2019

Family Christmas Trail at Sir Harold Hillier GardensFamily Christmas Trail at Sir Harold Hillier GardensBring the family to Sir Harold Hillier Gardens this winter for a festive Christmas adventure.
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Tuesday, 1st January 2019 - Tuesday, 1st January 2019

New Year's Day Guided Tour at Sir Harold Hillier GardensNew Year's Day Guided Tour at Sir Harold Hillier GardensAfter all the festivities, take time out to relax and get some fresh air in the beautiful Sir Harold Hillier Gardens. The horticultural expert will take you on a tour that will last approx. 1 hour showing off the stem colour, foliage and hardy winter shrubs. The tour will highlight the...
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Wednesday, 2nd January 2019 - Thursday, 31st January 2019

Pudding for a Pound at Sir Harold Hillier GardensPudding for a Pound at Sir Harold Hillier GardensTry a delicious homemade pudding for just £1 when purchasing a main course at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, served Monday to Friday in the Pavilion Restaurant.
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Saturday, 5th January 2019 - Sunday, 20th January 2019

Art Exhibition: Progress of Nature at Sir Harold Hillier GardensArt Exhibition: Progress of Nature at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens"Progress of Nature" group takes its inspiration from the elements and the beauty of the natural world around them. The artists work in oil, acrylic, watercolour and mixed media using paper, canvas, glass, calfskin velum and textiles.
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Sunday, 6th January 2019 - Sunday, 2nd June 2019

Art Course: The Secret Life of Plants at Sir Harold Hillier GardensArt Course: The Secret Life of Plants at Sir Harold Hillier GardensImprove your botanical illustration and gardening knowledge with 6 fun exploratory workshops at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens. Follow the story of plant life through the seasonal cycle and study the forms and functions of plant parts. Drawing plants with botanical precision sharpens observation of...
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Monday, 7th January 2019 - Friday, 8th February 2019

Winter I Spy at Sir Harold Hillier GardensWinter I Spy at Sir Harold Hillier GardensSpot the signs of winter in the Gardens at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, look out for the colourful berries and smell the scented flowers. Notice changes in the weather and what wildlife is living in the Gardens.
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Saturday, 12th January 2019 - Saturday, 12th January 2019

Loose and Lively Flowers in Watercolour at Sir Harold Hillier GardensArt Worksop: Loose and Lively Flowers in Watercolour at Sir Harold Hillier GardensA day exploring techniques to produce loose, lively and colourful watercolour flower paintings with professional artist Lisa Steincke at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens. With demonstrations and step by step instruction we will start with simple exercises, looking at flower and leaf structure, colour...
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Monday, 21st January 2019 - Sunday, 27th January 2019

Big Veggie Breakfast at Sir Harold Hillier GardensBig Veggie Breakfast at Sir Harold Hillier GardensCelebrate National Breakfast Week at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens with a wholesome and healthy vegetarian alternative served in the Pavilion Restaurant.
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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.

Facilities

Accessibility

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

Catering

  • 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:

  • 812foxy
    Southampton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    To see the colours is heaven on earth
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 10th September 2018
    Hilliers is something that you can never tire of - every week if not everyday something in flowers and shrubs seem to change with the seasons. I must to see for yourself Read full review
  • peterjp57
    Eastleigh, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Sunday morning treat
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 16th September 2018
    Family trip to the gardens enjoyed by all. Art in the garden and an photographic exhibition in the centre made for a relaxing pleasurable visit. The colours in the gardens flowers and trees, were... Read full review
  • BobBonHere
    Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Excellent!
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 23rd September 2018
    I can honestly say that these are the most beautiful gardens that we’ve ever visited. Set in 180 acres (it says on the provided map) its a wonderful mixture of trees, shrubs and flowers. What I think... Read full review

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