Opening Times 2021

Every Thursday from 22nd April 2021 to August 26th inclusive
Grounds open from 11:00 to 16:30. Picnickers welcome in designated areas. You must book your tickets via the NGS Website – click here to book

Sunday June 27th
Open from 13:00 until 17:30. You must book your tickets via the NGS Website- click here to book

Sunday September 5th
Open from 13:00 until 17:30. You must book your tickets via the NGS Website- click here to book

Group Visits
Visits by groups, clubs and societies can be arranged at other times by appointment. The minimum number for such a visit is normally 30.For groups of people with special needs the minimum is 10. Weekday visits for a few people can sometimes be accommodated.

Please telephone 07504 210405.

Buggy Tours
Chauffeured tours by golf buggy (discretionary donation), are available on Sundays and most Thursdays. Priority is given to people with disabilities.

The Railway
Barnards Farm Railway always runs on Thursdays during school holidays and during our 2 Sunday openings.

Click here to visit the railway website for running days. This is a unique way of seeing the garden from another lower point of view!.

Thursday Delights
Usually quieter days with a picnic space. A chance to catch the Crab apple blossom and spring flowers as well as the early flowering shrubs. There are two well signed tours to follow (the Red and Blue Routes) which shows you most of the garden away from the house and a good proportion of the 80 sculptures.

Winter Lights Express Trains will run on November 13 and November 14th. Booking opens on Sept 5th.

Santa Express Trains will run on the 11th, 12th, 18th and 19th December.