member of the Friends of Ness Gardens, you enjoy free entry
to the Gardens during opening hours and until dusk (1st March -31st
During opening hours just show your membership card at the
Admissions desk. After opening hours please have your membership
card with you in case of random checks.
||1st Nov - 28th Feb
||1st March - 31st
10.00am - 4.30pm
10.00am - dusk (last
||09.30am - 4.30pm
||09.30am - 5pm
||10.00am - 4.30pm
||10.00am - 5pm
||10.00am - 5pm
* After 5pm please use the Friends gate by
the main drive to access and exit the Gardens as the Visitor
Centre will be closed. You can also the exit the gardens using the
gate from the terraces.
Please be aware that the Gardens are closed to all on
Tuesdays. The Visitor centre, Garden Kitchen Cafe, Shop &
Garden store will be open as normal.
In addition, Friends can also visit the Gardens during the
Christmas Holidays when the Gardens are closed to the general
This year, the Gardens are open to the Friends only on
Christmas Eve and 27th to 31st December.
During this period, the Visitor Centre will be closed. The
toilets next to the potting sheds will be open. Please bring
your membership cards with you in case of random
The Gardens are closed to all on Christmas Day and Boxing
reasons why the Gardens may be closed to Members on
Friends also gain free entry to the following
Royal Botanic Gardens,
Kew & Wakehurst Palace
Oxford Botanic Garden
Birmingham Botanic Gardens
Garden Edinburgh and its satellie gardens: at Benmore,
Dawyck, Scottish Borders & at Logan,
Dumfries & Galloway.