Opening Times & Prices

Opening hours

Wednesday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm (Summer hours until Sunday 27th October)

We are also open on Bank Holiday Mondays, 10am – 5pm

Winter hours from 30th October until 23rd December: Wednesday – Sunday, 10am – 4pm

Online booking

To pre-book tickets for Arboretum Admission, Afternoon Tea, workshops, events, and to purchase annual passes and gift vouchers, please visit:

Entrance costs

*If you choose our Gift Aid admission ticket we can claim 25% of your ticket price from the UK Government. This money will be used for our charity’s work in managing our land and working with our local community to create a landscape where both people and nature can thrive in the beauty of a 200 year old Arboretum.

  • Adults (16 and over) – £7                (£7.70 with gift aid)
  • Senior Citizens (over 60) – £6.50 (£7.15 with gift aid)
  • Children (4 – 15) – £3.50                 (£3.85 with gift aid)
  • Annual Pass holder – Free
  • Carers – Free
  • Under 4’s – Free
  • Dogs on leads* – Free
  • RHS and Gardeners World – concessions detailed below

Please check-in at the kiosk or tearoom on arrival, and retain your booking confirmation until you have completed your visit.

* Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome in the Arboretum and Tearoom (Please use bins provided to clean up after your four legged friend, and keep them under control if they are enjoying time with you in the tearoom).

You are welcome to pay on the day, however you may also pre book tickets to guarantee entry and help you plan your day.

To pre book, please follow the link below:

Please book using a tablet or computer, where possible, as this ensures your connection to the payment gateway remains consistent and strong, so reducing the chance of failed bookings.

Annual passes, RHS Members and Gardeners World 2 for 1

Please click here to book your timeslot online.

RHS Members – Free entry for RHS Members

Gardeners World – 2 adults for the price of one.  Please ensure you book 2 adults when booking, your discount will be applied at checkout.

Annual Pass – normal opening hours (excludes special events).

Annual Passes

  • Adult – £35*          (£38.50 with gift aid)
  • Children – £17.50 (£19.25 with gift aid)

*Includes 10% discount off  tea and barista coffee in the tearoom (Pass must be shown at the point of purchase)

We look forward to welcoming you.

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