Set on a hilltop, the formal gardens offer sweeping views over the valley below. The Mount Vernon garden takes its inspiration from George Washington’s famous estate in Virginia, while the new American garden is planted in a free-form style using American shrubs, perennials and bulbs.
Due to ongoing rule changes in response to the coronavirus pandemic, public gardens may experience unforeseen restrictions and opening hours. To avoid disappointment we advise you contact gardens directly before visiting. Please see the individual garden’s website. If you can’t find the information you require, please call the garden directly. You’ll find website links and telephone numbers on the individual garden pages in this online directory
Some gardens require you to pre-book your tickets before visiting the garden. If this applies to a garden you’re planning to visit, please ensure you take your 2-for-1 Card with you to validate your booking.
Using your 2-for-1 card at American Museum & Gardens
- One free entry with one full-paying adult
- Single visitor discount: 50%
- Card not valid on 4 Jul
- Before setting off check the garden’s website or call direct, as opening details can vary and one-off restrictions may apply
Open 13 Mar-1 Nov, Tue-Sun & bank hols, plus Mon in Aug, 10am-5pm. See website for winter opening details
Adults & seniors £9, children (5-17) £6.50. Booking advisable – walk-up may also be available