Knoll Gardens, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 7ND
Planted with thousands of grasses and flowering perennials, Wimborne’s Knoll Gardens is renowned for its naturalistic style. Enjoy the garden simply as a place of rest and relaxation or look a little deeper to discover its secrets: a beautiful year-round garden, which provides a flourishing environment for its plants and a welcoming habitat for wildlife.
Alongside its famed ornamental grasses, Knoll features an equally impressive collection of rare and unusual woody plants. This mini arboretum includes stunning Eucalyptus, as well as Willow oak, Ginkgo biloba and Silver Maple, providing an impressive year-round backdrop.
Award-winning nursery, volunteer guides most Friday mornings and a year-round event programme.
Gardens and Nursery Opening Times:
Tuesday – Saturday – 10.00am – 5.00pm (4.00pm November – March)
Last entry to garden 30 mins before closing.
Closed Sun and Mon, except Bank Holiday Mondays.
Closed from December 23rd 2016, re-opening February 1st 2017
(In periods of adverse weather the garden may be closed for safety reasons)
Admission to Gardens (free entry to Nursery):
Child (age 5- 15)…£4.50
Disabled Person + Helper…£1.00 off for each appropriate category
Group Rate (minimum 12 people)…£5.00pp. £9.00 to include guided tour.
Personal tours by Garden owner, Neil Lucas also available.
Pre-booked coach parties welcome.
- Self service drinks
- Free car parking
- Guide/hearing dogs
- Picnics in car park
- Garden accessible to those in a wheelchair with an able bodied helper.
Knoll Gardens in Dorset is just under four miles east of Wimborne off the A31, and less than nine miles north of Bournemouth and Poole via the A348. Follow the brown direction signs from all major routes.
Group Rate (minimum 12 people)...£5.00pp. £9.00 to include guided tour.
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