Open daily 

 9th March - 3rd November 2024 
Preview week for Friends of Exbury Members - 2nd - 8th March 
10:00am - 5.30pm 


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Garden admission is available to book online.

Please click here to visit our bookings page.


The gardens will close at dusk if this is earlier than 4.30pm, to ensure visitor safety. 

The last steam train will usually depart at 3pm

Our new gift shop stocks a wide range of books, homewares, gardening gifts and souvenirs inspired by the gardens, their history and their wildlife. For children, you'll find imaginative ideas for rainy day activities and outdoor adventures alike.

The Plant Centre stocks an array of herbaceous plants, shrubs and of course, rhododendrons and azaleas, reflecting the seasons at Exbury, You'll find both familiar names and a selection of rare and unusual varieties, allowing you to plant a growing memento of your visit. 

Dogs are very welcome to visit Exbury Gardens, we simply ask they are kept on a short lead and leave nothing behind but paw prints.


Dog on train 2
Dog on train
Dog cam 2
Dogs and women

We host Devoted to Dogs Days during the year where visitors accompanied by their four-legged friends are able to receive a discount for entry into the gardens. To find out when our next Devoted to Dogs Day is taking place please check our Events & Exhibitions page.

Dogs are allowed into Mr Eddy's restaurant, provided they are well-behaved and kept on a lead. Dogs can also enjoy our delicious canine ice cream!

There are over 22 miles of pathways in the Gardens, with a variety of walking surfaces and different habitats that our four-legged friends can explore. Dog bins are located throughout and are clearly marked on our map. Please keep your dogs on a short lead.

Well-behaved dogs are welcome on the railway but must be kept on a lead.

Water bowls for dogs are available at the following locations:

Visitor Entrance
Mr Eddy's Restaurant