Opening Times and Prices


Offices & Cafe Closed from 3pm on Friday 16th December 2016

Offices re-open on Monday 9th January 2017 at 9am

Cafe re-opens on Monday 9th January 2017 at 10am

Thank you to all our customers & visitors for all your support during 2016                                                                                                                                 Happy Holidays & Best Wishes for 2017

Seasonal Opening Times - 1st April to 30th September

Visitor Centre / Display Gardens - Open 7 days a week, 10am to 5pm (Last entry to display gardens 4pm)

Cornflower Cafe  - Open 7 days a week, 9.30am to 5pm 

Conference Facilities available for hire 7 days a week, 9am to 5pm

Out of Season - 1st October to 31st March

Visitor Centre / Display Gardens - Closed  

Cornflower Cafe  - Open Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm

Conference Facilities available for hire Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

Conference visitors please report to the Cornflower Café upon arrival 

2016 Admission Prices to Visitor Centre Display Gardens

Adults £3.50

Children FREE
(Up to 16 years of age, when accompanied by a full paying adult. Max 2 children per adult)

Concessions/Child £1.75

Groups rates and supporter tickets available.

Our workshops are free to paying customers unless otherwise stated.


As a charity that receives no core funding, we need your continued help to keep us growing.  

How do I become a supporter?

It's simple, just come along to the Centre and complete a simple form.

What do I get?

You'll get unlimited entry to the site for one season (April to September) to watch the seasons unfold.

Why should I become a Supporter?

You'll save money as well as supporting a charity.

Supporter Categories:

Individual: £8 (one adult)
Couple: £15 (two adults)
Concession/Child: £5 (one consession or one child)

For further information about admission prices please call 0151 738 1913 or email



Sorry no dogs allowed around the display gardens (except for assistance dogs). We do provide water and a shady place to leave your dog on the Café decking.