Opening Times & Admissions

Please note our prices for our Ice Age Event running from 6th April 2019 to 28th April 2019, if you would like to purchase tickets please visit

Please note Normal Gardens Admissions do not apply during this event, Also during Ice Age event Admissions and entry to the gardens will be through the gates at the bottom of the car park.

Please note during Ice Age event Reciprocal garden membership cards will not be permitted in conjunction with this event.

BBG Members are welcome to show their Membership card to gain entrance into the entrance into event. Please note additional I.D will be required. 

Please note there may be some noise during Ice Age event. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


As of 1st April 2019 our parking policy is Non-members/visitors pay £2 per car and members get free parking.

All visitors and Members need to register their vehicles in reception.

Opening Times

The Gardens are open every day, except Christmas Day and Boxing Day, from 10.00 am.

Closing Times

October to March:

Doors close at 5.00 pm (the Gardens will close at dusk if earlier – the gift shop will close 15 mins before closing).

Christmas Eve: doors close at 3.00pm

April to September :

Doors close at 6.00pm weekdays and 7.00pm weekends (the Gardens will close at dusk if earlier – the gift shop will close 15 mins before closing).

Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

Please note when evening concerts or theatre productions are being held, the Gardens will close one hour before the performance, please check before visiting.

Bonsai Collection

As above.

Admission Prices

 Ticket Price Price without Giftaid
Family * £22 £19.80
1 Adult £7.50 £6.75
Groups (adults) ** £6 (per adult)
Groups (concessions) ** £4
CONCESSIONS:Children over 5,
Senior Citizens,
Students (with student card),
Disabled and Helpers
£5.25 £4.72
Children under 5 FREE
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* Family ticket = 2 adults and up to 3 concessions.

** Pricing valid for groups of 10 or more. School visits are priced separately.