Is Hilliers Arboretum open during lockdown? Hampshire County Council (HCC) confirmed Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Jermyns Lane, will still be open to visitors after lockdown starts on Thursday. HCC’s website states they are “strictly following
Is Hilliers Arboretum open during lockdown?
Hampshire County Council (HCC) confirmed Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Jermyns Lane, will still be open to visitors after lockdown starts on Thursday. HCC’s website states they are “strictly following the latest Government guidance and are COVID-19 secure”, adding tickets must be pre-booked by members and non-members.
How do I book Hilliers arboretum?
All visitors are still required to pre-book a ticket via their website or by calling 01794 368787.
Who was Sir Harold Hillier?
Sir Harold George Hillier (2 January 1905 – 8 January 1985) was an English horticulturist. In 1921 he joined the family firm, Hillier Nurseries, his early career spent in assisting his father in rebuilding stocks depleted by World War I.
Are dogs allowed at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens?
Dogs are welcome in all of our Garden Centres. All dogs are allowed in outdoor areas of our Restaurants.
Do you have to book for hilliers?
The Gardens are open to members and non-members, to avoid disappointment we advise pre-booking or calling ahead of your visit, 01794 368787.
Is Mottisfont open?
Mottisfont is open daily, and we no longer have a booking system in place for visits.
Who owns Hilliers Garden?
From a mail order plant business to a thriving grower and Garden Centre Group, much has progressed in the amazing 50 years Chairman Robert Hillier, OBE VMH, has worked at Hillier. He reflects on some of the major milestones and proudest moments of his career to date.
Can you take dogs to Mottisfont?
Visiting Mottisfont with your dog We love dogs at Mottisfont, and they’re welcome to explore most of the gardens and estate with you. We ask that you keep dogs on a short lead at all times while you visit, so that everyone can enjoy their time here.
Is Mottisfont open during lockdown?
How much is entrance to Mottisfont?
Ticket prices & discounts
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Can you smoke at National Trust?
Smoking is not permitted inside Trust houses, restaurants or shops. Smokers are also asked to exercise restraint in gardens, since the scent of flowers is such an important part of visitors’ enjoyment.
Is Mottisfont open now?
The shop at Mottisfont is now open. Whether it’s a present for a loved one or a treat for yourself, a snuggly throw or an inspiring cookbook: our shop is packed with great gift ideas.
Where are the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens in Romsey?
The Sir Harold Hillier Gardens lie between the villages of Ampfield and Braishfield, 5km north-east of Romsey.
Where is the hillier garden centre in Braishfield Romsey?
At Hillier Garden Centre Braishfield, located in the grounds of Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, you will find a fabulous plant area. The quality range includes a number of interesting varieties on display in the Gardens. Inside the centre, find a great selection of garden and home items.
How much is admission to Sir Harold Hillier Gardens?
* Admission includes a voluntary donation to enable us to conserve, develop and exhibit our world renowned Gardens and plant collection. Gardener’s World Magazine 2-for-1 discount card.
Why did Sir Harold Hillier want to build an arboretum?
Gardens and an arboretum planted from the 1950s onwards by Sir Harold Hillier, plantsman of world-renown. Originally forming the grounds around his own home, the gardens were extended under the ownership of Hampshire County Council, in line with Hillier’s aims, to form one of England’s most comprehensive collections of hardy trees and shrubs.