Exbury offers a great day out for groups 

Whether you're a local garden society, coach operator, WI group or a big family wanting to take advantage of discounted admission, what better place to enjoy a group day out than at Exbury? If your party numbers 15 or more, you qualify for our group rate and a variety of benefits including private guided tours and the option for discounted train rides, as well as pre-bookable group meals and of course, free entry for the organiser and coach driver. Full details on all of these great group benefits can be found below.

We welcome groups any day during our open season: 9th March - 3rd November 2024

Please pre-book your group visit to ensure the day runs smoothly and to receive the special group rates. To book please call 02380 891203 or email info@exbury.co.uk or download a booking form here. 


Group Benefits

  • Discounted gardens admission

  • Discounted railway tickets

  • Free coach parking, easy drop-off and collection point

  • Free gardens admission and railway ticket for organiser

  • Free gardens admission, railway ticket and £5 discount on refreshments in Mr Eddy's Restaurant for coach drivers

  • Private guided tours*

*Charges apply, see below for full list and prices. Please also note that our Halloween event will be running between 27th October and 3rd November 2024. Groups are welcome to book but additional prices will apply for the steam railway.

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Group prices

For groups of 15 or more people

Gardens £10 

Railway £5


Group catering

Mr Eddy's Restaurant is ideal for breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea with your group. There is plenty of seating both inside and outside the restaurant and the option of booking the Azalea Room for a more private group meal.

Mr Eddy's offers various set group menu options, which you can book before your visit.

To book your group meal please call Mr Eddy's Restaurant directly on 02380 898737 or email exbury@thelittlekitchencompany.com


Group Guided Tours

We offer a variety of guided tours ranging from 30 minutes to 2 hours in length. 

Our tours are usually led by gardeners or senior staff members, all of whom have an in depth knowledge of Exbury's 200 acres and the history of the gardens. All tours are adjusted to suit the flowering season, which means that whatever time your group decides to visit you'll see the very best areas of Exbury Gardens.

Meet and Greet 

Enjoy a welcome to Exbury plus hear a brief overview of the history of Exbury Gardens from a senior staff member.

Price £60 per group
Length 30 minutes
Maximum number of persons 50

Senior Guide tour

Enjoy an in depth insight into the history of Exbury Gardens, including anecdotes about the Rothschild family from a senior member of the gardening staff.

Price £100 per group
Length 1 hour 30 minutes
Maximum number of persons 50

Senior Gardener tour

Great for horticulture enthusiasts. A senior Gardener will give a detailed tour of a selected area of the gardens, picking out plants of note and offering insights into their significance here at Exbury.

Price £150 per group
Length 2 hours
Maximum number of persons 25