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Bennetts Water Gardens

Type:Garden

Putton Lane
Chickerell
WEYMOUTH
Dorset
DT3 4AF

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The 'Monet' style Japanese bridge sitting over the Uk's largest National Plant Collection of waterlillies.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£10.00 per ticket
Adult Coach (12+ people)£6.50 per person per day
Adult Group (12+ people)£8.00 per ticket
Child (5-16)£4.50 per ticket
Child Group (12+ people)£4.00 per ticket
Family (2 adults & 2 children)£27.00 per ticket

Under 5's Free.
Season Tickets are available - please enquire
Group rates - one single payment is required to qualify for the discounted price. A further discount is available for groups arriving by coach.

Displaying Low Season Prices (31st March - 3rd May 2019)

TripAdvisor

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    100
  • Very Good
    66
  • Average
    33
  • Poor
    17
  • Terrible
    9

Recent Reviews:

  • kazc2016
    Dorset, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Peaceful walk around the lily pads and lakes
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 2nd June 2019
    Noticed some unusual bamboos here. Very pretty lakes with lily pads. Surrounded by trees and other lovely plants. Very tranquil. Think there were less than 10 people when we went. 3 - 4 pm weekday... Read full review
  • Linhay63
    Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Beautiful.
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 8th June 2019
    What a stunningly beautiful and relaxing place. Lovely walks round the lily ponds , very friendly reception and nice cafe. Worth visiting if you like flora & fauna and peace. Read full review
  • Carol P
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Not a wonderful lunch
    3 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 23rd June 2019
    Arrived with friends to a less than wonderful welcome. No smile or acknowledgement except when we asked for a table. The restaurant was very quiet and yet food (self service) slow. On ordering you... Read full review

Video

  • Bennetts Water Gardens 60th Anniversary

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A354. The gardens are two miles west of Weymouth near Chickerell on the B3157 coast road between Weymouth and Bridport. Follow brown signs.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Weymouth station. By taxi from station. By bus: Take the Chickerell bus (8) from Weymouth Town Centre or Jurassic Coast (X53) between Bournemouth and Exeter. Get off at Chickerell Army Camp and we are a short walk down the road.

Facilities

Other

  • Gift Shop

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted - Registered Assistance Dogs must wear their Identifying Jackets and their Environmental Health and Identification Cards must be shown.
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • No Dogs
  • Plant Sales
  • Shop

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - New lakeside café overlooking the water gardens serving local home-cooked food. Seating for 60.
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Cater for groups - guided tours available.
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Free car parking
  • On-site coach parking
  • On-site Restaurant/Cafe
  • Picnic Area
  • Shop
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - 2 hours.
  • Groups
  • Max group size - 100
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Weddings

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - for cars and coaches. Free.
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Contactless payment accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 12
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • Dutch printed material
  • French printed material
  • German printed material

Specialist Features

  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - available for a supplementary charge of £1.50 per person, or a minimum charge of £30.

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available - for 12+ people paying together.
  • Wi-fi available

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - discounts available for 12+ people paying together.

Opening Times

Gardens (5 May 2019 - 27 September 2019)
DayTimes
Gardens (22 March 2020 - 2 October 2020)*
DayTimes

* Closed on Saturdays.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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