Opening Times

In 2018 we will not be opening the nursery on regular days but you are welcome to come on any days from February to September but you need to telephone first to check if we will be here (preferably ring before 9am or after dark). We will be having extra National Garden Scheme openings in 2018 when the nursery will also be open.

Admission to the garden is £3.50 for adults, children free.

The garden is open for the National Gardens Scheme on Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th February, Monday 2nd (Bank Holiday), Tuesdays 10th & 17th April, Thursdays 3rd & 31st May, Monday 28th May(Bank Holiday), Tuesdays 5th & 26th June, Thursdays 5th & 12 July, Sunday 12th August, Monday 27th August and Thursday 30th August.

On Thursday 26th July the garden will be open in aid of the Somerset Wildlife Trust from 11am to 5pm - admission £4


The nursery will also be open on these days.

Opening times on NGS days are 11.00am - 5.00pm.

Groups from HPS, NCCPG, CGS, Gardening Clubs etc. are welcome to visit the garden by appointment on weekdays or evenings. Coaches welcome.

During the 2018 season we will be attending the following plant fairs and events:-

Shepton Mallet Snowdrop Festival 16th February
Bishops Palace Snowdrop Event, Wells (provisional) 24th February
Welford Park, Bucks 28th February
Sidmouth Daffodil Day CANCELLED 3 March
Forde Abbey Plant Sale, Chard CANCELLED 4th March
Rare Plants Fair, Bishops Palace, Wells** 11th March

Sidmouth Daffodil Day NEW DATE

31st March

HPS Plant Sale, East Lambrook Manor 24th March
Plant Heritage Devon Plant Sale, Burrow Farm 15th April
Midney, Somerton Charity Plant Sale 28th April
Plant Heritage Hampshire, Longstock Gardens 7th May
Yarlington House, Castle Cary Charity Plant Sale 12th May
Rare Plants Fair, High Glanau, Nr Monmouth * * 3rd June
HPS Devon Plant Sale, Burrow Farm 17th June 
Plant Heritage Dorset Specialist Plant Fair, Abbotsbury 1st July 
HPS Plant Sale, Hestercombe, Taunton 8th July
Chenies Manor Garden Fair, Bucks 15th July
Hampshire HPS Event, Romsey 22nd July
Forde Abbey Summer Fair (provisional) 27th July
Rare Plants Fair, Bishops Palace, Wells** 19th August
Rare Plant Fair, Adwell ** 2nd September
Rare Plant Fair, Llanover, Abergavenny ** 16th September
Plant Heritage Devon Plant Sale Rosemoor 23rd September
We also attend several other HPS, Plant Heritage (NCCPG) and CGS events in Somerset, Devon, and Dorset. Orders may be collected from any of these events. * * For link to Rare Plants Fair website click here