Exbury Gardens is now open to the public, with a number of special measures in place to safeguard the wellbeing of our visitors and staff.

We’re also very pleased to announce that our steam railway will be reopening on Saturday 4th July.

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Again, we’ve implemented a number of new safety measures to ensure that the steam railway operates as safely as it can. To read the full list of safety measures in place here at Exbury, please visit our COVID-19 safety & FAQs page here.

With 200 acres of stunning woodland landscape to explore, and our summer gardens in full bloom, now is the perfect time to experience the beauty of Exbury. To book your tickets click the button below*.

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Below are some handy tips for visiting Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway this summer, which we hope you will find useful. 

Tips for visiting

*Please note that all tickets must now be booked online, in advance, with specific arrival time slots. Friends of Exbury also need to book, in order for us to control visitor numbers. If you are a Friends of Exbury member please click here to book your arrival timeslot. 

Staying safe at Exbury Gardens this summer, watch this short video to see a quick recap of some of our safety measures in action here at Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway.

While Exbury Gardens Ltd have taken all reasonable care to follow government COVID-19 safety guidelines, visitors enter at their own risk. Click here for a comprehensive list of the safety measures we've implemented.

‘What could be better on a trip down to the New Forest than a walk in a beautiful garden, a ride on a steam train (which my grandson adored!) and a chance to see the Beaulieu river close up? A memorable day out and a gem of a place’

Rob Gregory, Oxford

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