Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Jermyns Lane
SO51 0QA

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Opening Times

Open New Year
Open - Please See Information Below (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)

* 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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Wednesday, 22nd November 2023 - Tuesday, 2nd January 2024

Winter Jewels - Jewellery Exhibition at Sir Harold Hillier GardensWinter Jewels - Jewellery Exhibition at Sir Harold Hillier GardensThis will be the 11th annual jewellery exhibition staged by the ACJ (Association for Contemporary Jewellery) Wessex Group. We welcome back again over 20 of the talented local jewellers for their annual Christmas selling exhibition.
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Thursday, 30th November 2023 - Sunday, 31st December 2023

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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Friday, 1st December 2023 - Saturday, 23rd December 2023

Festive Dining in the Garden Restaurant at Sir Harold Hillier GardensFestive Dining in the Garden Restaurant at Sir Harold Hillier GardensCelebrate Christmas and enjoy the delicious festive lunch menu with your family and friends at the Garden Restaurant* in the decorated Jermyn's House.
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Wednesday, 13th December 2023 - Wednesday, 13th December 2023

Festive Dining in the Garden Restaurant at Sir Harold Hillier GardensNatural Christmas Table Decorations - Workshop at Sir Harold Hillier GardensGet in the festive spirit and create a natural table centrepiece ready for Christmas Day.
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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:

    • squashawasp
      Trip Type:
      Disabled Visitors info.
      3 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 17th October 2023
      This is a magnificent place to visit and every effort has been made to enable the less able to access most of the gardens in the same way as fully able bodies. Full marks for that. I marked it down... Read full review
    • robertspet8
      Superb Cafe.
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 9th November 2023
      There is always something to see here which makes a visit worthwhile. At the moment it is the autumn colours that are especially attractive. However the stand out part of our visit was lunch in the... Read full review
    • marilyn g
      Awful afternoon tea - vastly overpriced and distinctly underwhelming
      2 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 25th November 2023
      This review is based solely on the afternoon tea we had today, which we were looking forward to having received a voucher as a birthday treat. The tea is described as decadent. I am afraid it fell... Read full review

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