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Bennetts Water Gardens

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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 4'sFree

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    Recent Reviews:

    • zendra1
      Wellington, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      2 of 5 stars
      Monday, 24th April 2017
      we went to the gardens on Sunday 24/04/17 we were charged nearly £10 per person, we thought was very overpriced for this time of year as none of the flowers/lilies or anything was out so was very... Read full review
    • dinobeano
      maidstone kent uk
      Trip Type:
      2 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 12th April 2017
      We went here in April and didn't expect to see all the lilies etc but for £8 per adult and taking less than an hour to walk around with a six year old I think that a lower price should be in place... Read full review
    • Robert W
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      The PERFECT surprise
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 14th March 2017
      We stood in a cottage near by and decided to see the Water Gardens - what a stunning place. So many different water lilies nicely arranged over many ponds. The bridge over one pond is surely 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.



    • Gift Shop

    Attraction Facilities

    • No Dogs
    • Plant Sales
    • Shop

    Venue Facilities

    • Groups Accepted

    Key Features

    • Outdoor Attraction


    • 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)


    • 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)
    Monday - Friday10:00 - 17:00*
    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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