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Family Memberships

Logo GentianNess has 64 acres of space with activities laid on for your little ones, plus a family-friendly cafe and facilities for when you need a quick pit stop.


Family membership includes:

  • Free Entry to the Gardens during public opening times, until dusk (March-October only) and on selected days during the Christmas holidays.
  • Free Entry to Kew & Wakehurst Place, Oxford Botanic Gardens, Birmingham Botanical Gardens, and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and its satellite gardens.
  • Members' Events exclusive to Friends, free lectures and discounted rates for courses.
  • Days Out to other gardens on an organised coach trip programme.
  • The Gentian magazine sent to you 3 times a year, plus e-newsletter updates.
  • Free Seeds from plants in the Gardens.
  • 10% discount in the Cafe
  • 10% discount at Premier Plants, Ledsham

Your support also means you'll be helping to maintain and develop Ness for years to come.

Family Membership options Annual Fee Monthly Equivalent
 Single Family - one adult, up to 3 children   £38 £3.17
 Double Family - two adults, up to 3 children   £59 £4.92

Get an initial 14 months for the price of 12 when you pay by Direct Debit

Call us on 0151 795 6312 (Option 4), Mon-Sun: 10.00am-4.00pm or you can buy your gift membership at the Admissions Desk on your next visit to Ness.


Terms & Conditions

Memberships fees are due annually.

The Direct Debit offer of 14 months for the price of 12 is available to new members only, or those that have never paid their membership fees by this payment method.

Family memberships include up to 3 children (5-16 yrs old). Children under 5 are admitted free into the garden.

Carers of a Friend of Ness Gardens are admitted to the Gardens free of charge.