member of the Friends of Ness Gardens, you enjoy free entry
to the Gardens during opening hours and until
dusk. During opening hours just show your membership
card at the Admissions desk.
|1st Nov - 28th Feb
||10am - 4.30pm
|1st March - 31st Oct
||10am - until dusk
Please be aware that the Gardens are closed to all on
Tuesdays. The Visitor centre, shop, plant sales and cafe will
be open as normal.
After the gardening closing times please use the exits
from the terraces or the main drive directly into the car parks as
the Visitor Centre will be closed.
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 security
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.