Visit Us


To find us:

Please see the directions below.

What to see:

The sixteen garden plots have a variety of plants and designs, with summerhouses, and there is a Victorian-style Glasshouse.
For a plan of the gardens click here.

To see some examples of plants looking good during the year, click here. See below for more details of the seasons.

There are eight historic Victorian summerhouses. More information can be found here.

In our new space exclusively for visitors, the Bleasdale Room, find out more about the People, Place, and Plants of our Gardens, and relax with hot drinks and simple snacks.


Special Events

Click Here for details of our exciting events programme.


Opening Times

Winter opening hours
10th October 2023 to 31st March 2024, and 14th October to 14th December 2024
Gardens – Open Tue – Sat,
11 am – 4 pm
Last Gardens entry, 3.30 pm
Closed Sun and Mon
Tearoom – Closed

Christmas & New Year – The gardens will be closed from 17th Dec 2023 and will reopen 9th Jan 2024.

Summer opening hours
1st April 2024 to 13th October 2024
Open Every Day
11 am – 5 pm
Last Gardens entry, 4.30 pm
Tearoom – Open Weekends and Bank Holidays

Admission Prices

Adults £6; Children 5-17yrs £1;
Children under 5 yrs free;
All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Dogs are allowed in the gardens on a short lead.  Assistance dogs are allowed in the Visitor Centre.
Free admission for HCG Members;
also RHS members with occasional exceptions for special events and tours.

 

By car
Exit Junction 15 on the M40. Follow signs for Warwick Racecourse, and pass through the main Racecourse entrance off Friars Street. Turn right and you will see the Pay & display car park (two hours free – obtain ticket from machine) and signs for the entrance to the Gardens. There is good access and turning space for coaches. SatNav CV34 6HF. For details of local car parks please click here.
Please note: The car park directly outside HCG’s is not available for use on race-days. Please see click here for details of race-days.

On foot
From the Market Square or bus station, cross Bowling Green Street/Theatre Street and walk towards Linen Street multi storey car park, then walk down Linen Street. At the very bottom of Linen Street, turn left and walk along the edge of the racecourse for 100m until you reach the gates of the Gardens on your left.

By train
From Warwick station walk through Priory Park and past St Mary’s Church to Market Square and the route as above.

By bike
National Cycling Network Route 41 (the Lias Line) from Stratford-upon-Avon to Rugby passes the Gardens entrance. There is parking for bikes inside.

Access
Disabled access is from the Racecourse entrance. Most of the Gardens is accessible by wheelchair. However, some paths are steep and narrow in places. Please exercise appropriate care.

Group bookings
Groups of 10 and over can visit the gardens at any time throughout the year for guided tours. Contact us for prices to include entrance, a guide and tea and cake in the Centre. This is an opportunity to learn about the history and restoration of the gardens with their rich variety of Victorian fruit and flowers, the design and building of the sustainable Hill Close Centre. For further information contact us on 01926 493339 or email hello@hcgt.org.uk.