Gardens Offering Free Entry to Mothers on Mother’s Day 2017

If you’re looking for a special day out for Mother’s Day 2017, I hope this list of garden events will help you.

Gardens to visit on Mother’s Day 2017

Cliveden, Cliveden Road, Taplow, Maidenhead, Buckinghamshire, SL1 8NS, are offering free entry for all Mothers visiting Cliveden with their children on Mother’s Day, Sunday 26th March 2017, for all the details, please click here.
Information for disabled visitors to Cliveden can be found by clicking here.

The Eden Project are offering free entry to Mothers and Grandmothers, on Mother’s Day, Sunday 26th March 2017.

The Eden Project in Bodelva, Cornwall, PL24 2SG, are offering free entry to Mothers and Grandmothers, on Mother’s Day, Sunday 26th March 2017, provided they are accompanied by at least one of their children or grandchildren.  For all the details, please click here.
Information for disabled visitors to The Eden Project can be found here.

Godstone Farm, Tilburstow Hill Road, Godstone, Surrey, RH9 8LX, are offering free entry for Mothers, on Mother’s Day, Sunday 26th March 2017.  Every Mother accompanied by a child paying the full price entry free, receives free entry.  If you book your tickets more than five days in advance, you’ll also receive 10% off your entry fee, for all the details, please click here.
Information for disabled visitors to Godstone Farm can be found by clicking here.

Hatchlands Park in Surrey, are offering free entry to Mothers, on Mother’s Day, Sunday 26th March 2017.

Hatchlands Park, East Clandon, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 7RT, are offering free entry to Mothers on Mother’s Day, Sunday 26th March 2017, for all the details, please click here.
Information for disabled visitors to Hatchlands Park, can be found by clicking here.

Hatchlands Park in Surrey, are offering free entry to Mothers, on Mother’s Day, Sunday 26th March 2017.

Leith Hill Place, Leith Hill Lane, Leith Hill, Surrey RH5 6LY, are offering free entry for Mothers and Grandmothers, when accompanied by their children on Mother’s Day, Sunday 26th March 2017, (up to two free entries per family group) for all the details, please click here.
Information for disabled visitors to Leith Hill Place can be found by clicking here.

On Mother’s Day, Sunday 26th March 2017, The National Botanic Garden of Wales, Middleton Hall, Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire, SA32 8HN, are offering free entry to a special Pamper Day to all Mothers.  For all the details, please click here.
Information for disabled visitors to The National Botanic Garden of Wales can be found here.

Ness Botanic Gardens, Neston Road, Ness, Neston, South Wirral, CH64 4AY, are offering free entry for all Mothers on Mother’s Day, Sunday 26th March 2017.  Off Pitch, a local choir will be performing in the visitor centre from 12 noon, until 3pm, and the Spring Plant Hunter’s Fair will also be held in the gardens on the 26th March 2017.  Admission charges apply for other visitors to the gardens, for all the details, please click here.
Information for disabled visitors to Ness Botanic Gardens can be found by clicking here.

Painshill Landscape Garden, Portsmouth Road, Cobham, Surrey, KT11 1JE, are offering free entry for all Mothers who are accompanied by their children on Mother’s Day, Sunday 26th March 2017.  Normal admission fees apply to other visitors.  For all the details, please click here.
Information for disabled visitors to Painshill Landscape Garden, can be found here.

Painshill Park are offering free entry for all Mothers who are accompanied by their children on Mother’s Day, Sunday 26th March 2017.

The Big Sheep, Abbotsham, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5AP, are offering free entry to all Mothers accompanied by a full price paying child on Mother’s Day, Sunday 26th March 2017, for all the details, please click here.
Information for disabled visitors to The Sheep can be found here.

Trentham Gardens, The Trentham Estate, Stone Road, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 8AX, are offering free entry to Mothers, when they’re accompanied by a paying guest or annual ticket holder, on Mother’s Day, Sunday 26th March 2017.  For all the details, please click here.
Information for disabled visitors to Trentham Gardens, can be found here.

West Dean, near Chichester, West Sussex, are offering free entry for Mothers, on Mothering Sunday, Sunday 26th March 2017.

The wonderful West Dean Gardens, West Dean, near Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0RX, are offering free entry for Mothers on Mothering Sunday, Sunday 26th March 2017.  All Mothers visiting West Dean Gardens receive free entry to the gardens as well as some complimentary daffodils – how lovely!  Children under 16 also receive free entry to the gardens, for all the details, please click here.
Information for disabled visitors to West Dean Gardens, can be found by clicking here.

West Dean, near Chichester, West Sussex, are offering free entry for Mothers, on Mothering Sunday, Sunday 26th March 2017.

West Dean, near Chichester, West Sussex, are offering free entry for Mothers, on Mothering Sunday, Sunday 26th March 2017.

Winkworth Arboretum, Hascombe Road, Godalming, Surrey, GU8 4AD, are offering free entry to Mothers, when they are accompanied by their children on Mother’s Day, Sunday 26th March 2017.  For all the details, please click here.
Information for disabled visitors to Winkworth Arboretum can be found by clicking here.

Winkworth Arboretum are offering free entry to Mothers, when they are accompanied by their children on Mother’s Day, Sunday 26th March 2017.

Mother’s Day Plant Fairs

There are also a number of plant fairs being held on Mother’s Day 2017, here are the details:

Friday 24th March 2017, Saturday 25th March 2017 and Sunday 26th March 2017  Wisley Spring Plant Fair at RHS Garden Wisley, Woking, Surrey GU23 6QB.  The Fair opens from 10am until 4.30pm on Friday, and from 9.30am until 4.30pm on Saturday and Sunday. Quality plants will be offered for sale from 30 different specialist nurseries, including rare and hard to find heritage plants.  You’ll find nurseries selling summer flowering bulbs, roses, woodland, and alpine plants, cacti, and tropical perennials, climbers, herbs, and vegetables.
Information for disabled visitors planning a trip to Wisley can be found here.

RHS Garden Wisley.

Saturday 25th March 2017 and Sunday 26th March 2017 – Bonsai (Suseki) Show at the Hillside Events Centre, RHS Garden Wisley, Woking, Surrey GU23 6QB from 10am until 4pm.  Bonsai experts will be giving advice and information at this special show, which will also include plant and bonsai equipment sales, displays and growing information for beginners to experienced bonsai gardeners. The Wisley Plant Centre will also host their re-potting and styling and advice service for £5 per  tree – visitors wishing to use this service should bring their bonsai trees to The Wisley Plant Centre by 11am on either Saturday 25th or Sunday 26th March 2017.
Information for disabled visitors to RHS Garden Wisley can be found here.

Saturday 25th March 2017 and Sunday 26th March 2017Gardens Illustrated Festival at Westonbirt School, Tetbury, GL8 8QG.  Visitors to this special festival can enjoy visiting the gardens of Westonbirt School, where there’s an impressive line up of speakers, including Jekka McVicar, Ann-Marie Powell, Arne Maynard, Annie Guifoyle, James Alexander-Sinclair, and Roy Lancaster.  Visitors will find 30 exhibitors inside the shopping marquee, including nurseries and exhibitors selling garden products.  There’s an opportunity to ask the experts any questions you have, at the plant and design clinic.  The Festival Cafe will be selling food and drinks throughout the day, for all the details, please click here.  To buy tickets, please click here.

Sunday 26th March 2017 – Plant Hunters Fair at Ness Botanic Gardens, Neston Road, Ness, Neston, South Wirral, CH64 4AY, the fair opens from 10am until 4pm.  At this plant fair you have the chance to purchase plants from many different specialist nurseries and expert growers.  For all the details, please click here.
Information for disabled visitors to Ness Botanic Gardens can be found by clicking here.

Sunday 26th March 2017Flower Power Plant Fair at Holme Pierrepont Hall, Nottinghamshire, NG12 2LD.  Open from 11am until 4pm, for all the details, please click here.

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