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Bennetts Water Gardens

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£8.50 per ticket
Child (5-16)£4.25 per ticket
Family (2 adults & 2 children)£22.50 per ticket

Under 5's Free.
Displaying High Season Prices.

TripAdvisor

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    66
  • Very Good
    52
  • Average
    24
  • Poor
    13
  • Terrible
    8

Recent Reviews:

  • Lincoln_PETE7904
    Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great few hours
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 19th June 2017
    We walked from our campsite at the start of Portland. The gardens will be different on any visit due to the flowers. The layout and setting was worth the walk. There is a small shop and cafe on... Read full review
  • AnserLincs
    Lincolnshire
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Unusual beauty
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 12th June 2017
    Despite heavy rain, the paths around the pools were not muddy. Most of the water lilies were open though it would have been better in sunshine. There was an amazing variety of vibrant colours. The... Read full review
  • Trip Type:
    Couples
    Little Gem of a Place
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 11th June 2017
    Our satnav took us initially to a trading estate, seems a dual carriage way has now been built right across the road that would of been of the same postcode, so we had to do a u-turn to find the... Read full review

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

Attraction Facilities

  • No Dogs
  • Plant Sales
  • Shop

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Key Features

  • Outdoor Attraction

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

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Catering

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

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 02:00
  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 70
  • Min group size - 15
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Cater for groups
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Specialist Features

  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

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

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Wi-fi available

Opening Times

Gardens (2 Apr 2017 - 29 Sept 2017)
DayTimes
Monday - Friday10:00 - 17:00*
SaturdayClosed*
Sunday10:00 - 17:00*

* Closed on Saturdays.

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

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