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Opening times and prices 2021

Important information about our re-opening arrangements

Bluebell Cottage Gardens is open for visitors from Wednesday 14th April, but to ensure social distancing can be maintained, entry to the gardens is strictly by pre-purchased ticket only. Before visiting, please read this important information and pre-purchase a visitor ticket.

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Visiting our plant nursery and shop

Visiting the nursery and shop is free of charge, and advance booking is not required, but facemasks are required at all times in these areas. We strongly suggest placing a Click and Collect order before arrival, or review our stock online and bring a list of what you wish to purchase. Please note that not all of our stock is kept in the retail area of the nursery.

Visiting the gardens

Entry to the gardens is strictly by pre-purchased ticket only

Click here to pre-purchase tickets

Opening Hours
Our opening hours are Wednesday to Saturday, 10am to 5pm. Please note we are closed Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays.

Admission Prices
Tickets for visiting the gardens are 5.00 per person with 20% of all ticket proceeds going to the National Garden Scheme charity. We accept the Gardener's World Two-for-One pass. Please buy one ticket online and show your pass on arrival.

RHS Members
Entry for RHS members is free, but please note we may have to limit numbers in the garden so we cannot guarantee entry without pre-booking. To guarantee entry, please buy a ticket online and we will offset 80% of your ticket price against any plants purchased.

These are the opening times and prices of Bluebell Cottage Gardens and Nursery for the 2020 season. If you have any questions about admission, please do not hesitate to contact us.

14th April to 25th September

Both the nursery and gardens are open on the following days:

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10am to 5pm (Nursery only)
Wednesday: 10am to 5pm
Thursday: 10am to 5pm
Friday: 10am to 5pm
Saturday: 10am to 5pm
Sunday: Closed
Bank Hols: Closed

28th September to 15th October

The nursery is open on the following days, but the gardens are closed to visitors.

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10am to 5pm
Wednesday: 10am to 5pm
Thursday: 10am to 5pm
Friday: 10am to 5pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

16th October onwards

The gardens and nursery are closed from 16th October 2021 until spring 2022. The Online Shop is open all year round.

Admission Prices

There is no entry charge for the bluebell woods, meadow, nursery or tea room. Parking is free of charge. Admission to the gardens is as follows:

Adults: 5
RHS members: FREE
Under 18's: FREE

We are participants in the BBC GW magazine "2-for-1" offer on production of a valid card. The card is not valid on the charity fundraiser open days (3rd and 4th July 2021).

Group Visits

Pre-booked group visits can be arranged on any day that we are open. We can also arrange visits on some evenings and Tuesdays, subject to availability and group size. Group organisers should consult the Group Visits page for more information on times and prices.