Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
Sir Harold Hillier Gardens are named in memory of their founder, the late Sir Harold Hillier (1905-1985). When the Hillier family moved here in 1953, Sir Harold set about transforming the land around his home into an internationally renowned collection of hardy trees and shrubs, some 42,000 plants (12,000 different types) now thrive in the 180 acre garden.

In 1977 Sir Harold gave his plant collection to Hampshire County Council to be held by them as a charitable trust. In 1997 the Gardens were included by English Heritage on the Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest.
All year (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day)
Daily , 10am to 6pm (5pm in winter).
Free entry for under 17s. There is no charge for entry to the Visitor Pavilion and restaurant.
Jermyns Lane, Ampfield, Hampshire SO51 0QA
Tel:01794 369 317

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3 miles north-east of Romsey off the A3090
On the grounds
Pavilion Restaurant (with open-air terrace) - Light refreshments, home-cooked meals and afternoon teas
Wheelchair: all-ability path network and a wheelchair and mobility scooter service.
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Baby changing facilities at the Pavilion Restaurant
There is a free bus service from local stations every Sunday and Bank Holiday between 1 May and 25 September.
Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
Sir Harold Hillier Gardens