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Opening Times & Admissions

1st March - 31st October

The Garden is open 10am - dusk. Last admission to the Garden is 5pm. After last admission time please use the exit gates from the main drive or the Terraces as the Visitor Centre will be closed.

The Visitor Centre, Shop & Plant Sales are open 10am - 5pm.

Our Cafe is open 10-5pm (last orders 4.30pm).

Tickets Gift Aid
Non Gift Aid
Friends of Ness Gardens Free Free
Adult £8.25 £7.50
Concessions* £7.15 £6.50
University of Liverpool staff NA £1.00
Students NA £1.00
Children (under 5) Free Free
Children (5-16 yrs old) £3.85 £3.50
Family* £22.00 £20.00
Groups visits (20 or more) NA £6.25
Groups visits (10 - 20) NA £6.50

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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!

1st November - 28th February (except Christmas).
The Garden, shop & garden store are open 10am - 4.30pm. Last admission to the Garden is 4pm. The Cafe is open 10.00am -4.30pm (last orders 4pm).
Tickets Gift Aid
Non Gift Aid
Friends of Ness Gardens Free Free
Adult £4.95 £4.50
Concessions* £4.95 £4.50
University of Liverpool staff NA £1.00
Students NA £1.00
Children (under 5) Free Free
Children (5-16 yrs old) £1.65 £1.50
Family* £11.00 £10.00
Groups Visits NA £4.50

*Concessions apply to over 60's and registered disabled (carers recieve free garden admission).  Family tickets include up to 2 adults & 3 children

Only assistance dogs are allowed in the Garden. Dogs are welcome to use the outdoor cafe area and Laburnum Arch lawn next to the car park.  We are happy to supply bowls of water on request. Do not leave your dog unattended in a car.

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 1 month.

Prices correct 27 Feb 2018. Ness Botanic Gardens reserves the right to change opening times, prices and admission types without notification.