Opening and closing times

Find opening and closing times for the gardens, attractions, cafés, restaurants, shops and car park. Times are seasonal and vary throughout the year.

Horse chestnuts in autumn near Asian Heath Garden

Gardens open 10am to 6pm (last entry 5.30pm)


The gardens are open for you to explore all year except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. 

Cafés and restaurants

Stables Kitchen and Pantry (near the Mansion)

  • 10am to 5pm

Seeds Café (inside the Visitor Centre)

  • 10am to 5.30pm


Visitor Centre shop and Plant Centre

Monday to Saturday: 10am to 5.30pm 

Sunday: 11.30am to 5.30am

Things to see

The Mansion


The Millennium Seed Bank

10am to 5pm (last entry 4.30pm) 

We may occasionally need to close attractions for maintenance or visitor safety. Please check for planned closures and visitor notices before you visit.

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