Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway is closed between Monday 21st December 2020 - Sunday 28th February 2021.

Become a Friend of Exbury

Beat the rush for spring membership renewals!

Renew your Friends of Exbury membership before we open to make sure you're ready to enjoy the season. If you purchase before 1st March 2021, you'll also benefit from the 2020 price which starts at just £45! 


Help support and develop our beautiful gardens, whilst enjoying all of these fantastic benefits:

Gardens entry Unlimited (must pre-book arrival time slot for the time being*)
Train rides Unlimited (currently unavailable)
Guided buggy tours

Unlimited (remaining closed for the time being due to COVID-19 safety*)

Restaurant 10% discount when £5 or more is spent in a single transaction in Mr Eddy's Restaurant
Gift shop 5% discount
Newsletters Monthly email newsletter including offers, competitions, flowering updates and gardening tips
Events Invitations to exclusive Friends of Exbury tours and talks
Benefits only available during open season, 14th March - 1st November 2020.
*We have implemented a number of safety measures to ensure staff and visitors are safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. For a comprehensive list please visit out COVID-19 safety & FAQs page.
Adult £45.00
Joint £80.00
Two adult family* £90.00
One adult family* £55.00

*Family memberships include benefits for up to 3 children.

Click to purchase your membership

If you'd like to purchase a Friends of Exbury membership as a gift for someone else, please click the button below. Gift vouchers are valid for one year and are activated by the recipient at the Visitor Entrance.

Click to purchase gift voucher membership

We would like to thank all Friends of Exbury members for their support during these unprecedented times and for visiting since we reopened on Saturday 30th May. 

Please note that anyone with a valid Friends of Exbury membership when we closed on 22nd March will be given a 3-month extension to their membership, to take account of the 10 weeks we were closed to visitors due to COVID-19 lockdown. This will be added to your membership automatically. Please see the table below for your new membership expiration date.

5f6f7b3a-ad3d-4607-910f-3979a0a7b805Friends of Exbury wishing to visit Exbury Gardens in the coming weeks will now need to book an arrival time slot and provide proof of their booking and present their membership card to enter the gardens. Click here to book an arrival time slot.

To read the full list of safety measures in place here at Exbury, please visit our COVID-19 safety & FAQs page here.

‘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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