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Opening Times & Admissions

The Gift Shop, Plant Centre & Kitchen Garden Cafe are open 7 days a week except for the Christmas Holidays.  The Gardens are closed on Tuesdays.

The Plant Centre opens from March to April with snowdrops from the Gardens available in Febuaray.

Dates 1st Nov - 28th Feb 1st March - 31st Oct
The Gardens

10.00am - 4.30pm

10.00am - dusk (last admission 5pm)*

Garden Kitchen Cafe 09.30am - 4.30pm 09.30am - 5pm
Gift Shop 10.00am - 4.30pm 10.00am - 5pm
Plant Centre Closed 10.00am - 5pm

*  After last admission time to the Gardens please use the exits from the terraces or the main drive to exit the Garden directly into the car parks as the Visitor Centre will be closed.


April What's On Highlights

Don't miss our annual family easter egg hunt

National Gardening Week - free demonstrations , guided walks & Ask the Experts!



Admission Prices (valid 1st March - 31st October)


Gift Aid Visitor

Non Gift Aid
Friends of Ness Gardens FREE FREE
Adult    £7.15 £6.50
University of Liverpool staff/student £1.10 £1.00
Concessions £6.05 £5.50
Children (under 5 years old) FREE FREE
Children (5-18 years old) £3.30 £3.00
Carer (includes wheelchair pushers) FREE FREE
Family ticket £19.80 £18.00
University of Liverpool staff/student family ticket £11.00 £10.00
Groups Visits 10 or more (free guided tour & entry for organiser) £6.05 £5.50
Groups Visits 20 or more (free guided tour & entry for organiser) £5.75 £5.25

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We rely upon the generosity of our visitors to support the gardens. The gift aid prices include a 10% donation because if you are a UK taxpayer and make a donation of 10% or more, then the government will give us an extra 25% on the whole amount!

Concessions apply to over 60's, registered disabled and guests with University of Liverpool Staff or Students

Family tickets include up to 2 adults & 3 children

No dogs please except guide dogs and registered aiding dogs

Be prepared. Please come dressed in suitable clothing for the weather and wear appropriate footwear. The Gardens are undulating and paths may be wet and slippery, please take care.

Lost property. We can only keep lost property for a maximum of 3 months