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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
Adult Group (12+ people)£8.00 per ticket
Child (5-16)£4.25 per ticket
Child Group (12+ people)£4.00 per ticket
Family (2 adults & 2 children)£22.50 per ticket

Under 5's Free.

Group rates - one single payment is required to qualify for the discounted price. A further discount is available for groups arriving by coach.

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Mervyn F
      Ashford, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 17th July 2018
      A very beautiful place has an excellent Cafe and plenty of parking space. Excellent as a wedding venue. Read full review
    • _m_edwards52
      Attleborough, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Monet would have loved it
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 15th July 2018
      My husband who is disabled and I went to the water gardens on 11th July, the perfect time to see all the water lilies in full bloom and all the dragonflies and butterflies darting around was so... Read full review
    • Maldonian_9
      Weymouth, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Cool & Beautiful
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 10th July 2018
      A lovely setting, large expanse of Water Lily's, amid pagoda, & lush green expanse of grass. Cafe Monet, echoing the well loved picture by Monet. Interior & exterior seating, Tables, Sunshades... 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.



    • 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


    • 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
    • Tea / Coffee Shop
    • Toilets
    • Wedding Venue

    Key Features

    • Approx length of visit - 2 hours.
    • Max group size - 70
    • Min group size - 15
    • Outdoor Attraction

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking - for cars and coaches. Free.

    Payment Methods

    • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
    • Delta accepted
    • Maestro accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • 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 (2 April 2018 - 29 September 2018)
    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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