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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)

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Excellent
      96
    • Very Good
      66
    • Average
      30
    • Poor
      17
    • Terrible
      9

    Recent Reviews:

    • Nannyjan
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Amazing find
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 8th May 2019
      Who knew that there could be such a beautiful place in the heart of an industrial estate. When you are in there it is like another world. Read full review
    • marion_bevis
      Great Torrington, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Peaceful & beautiful
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 11th May 2019
      What a lovely place. Took my elderly mother here, easy to find, greeted by friendly staff, level paths clearly labelled for suitability, very quite & peaceful, loads of benches to sit & take it all... Read full review
    • Pioneer707366
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      No flowers on 16 May 2019
      2 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 16th May 2019
      Very disappointing as a visitor attraction at this time of year (16/05/2019). We should have twigged when we saw the virtually empty car park at around 2 PM! We were foolish enough to pay £20 for 2... 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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