Plan your visit to Rosemoor
Garden opening times
You no longer have to book tickets in advance to visit the garden. Pre-booking is still available for both members and non-members, if you would prefer to book in advance. Book your garden visit >
Monday – Sunday (closed Christmas Day)
10am – 6pm
Last entry to garden 5pm
Garden Centre opening times
Monday – Saturday (closed Christmas Day)
9.30am – 6pm
Sunday (closed Easter Sunday)
11am – 5pm (browsing from 10.30am)
Our foremost priority is always the health and safety of our members, visitors, staff and volunteers, and we ask that everyone continues to support efforts to reduce the spread of the Covid-19. Additional safety and hygiene measures remain in place, including availability of hand sanitiser for visitors and staff, and enhanced cleaning.
We ask that everyone visiting Rosemoor please familiarise themselves with the latest Government advice and follow these measures:
- At busy times and in crowded areas, be mindful of the needs of others by making space and considering wearing a face covering if you are able
- Please read the public health messaging displayed around Rosemoor
- Wash hands more frequently for at least 20 seconds
- Accessible toilets are available at the car park, Welcome building and Rosemoor House
- The children’s play areas are fully open
- The Advisory Desk is open every Thursday and Friday 1–3pm
- The Reading Room remains closed
- Manual push wheelchairs available to reserve; please email [email protected] with your arrival time and date
- Mobility vehicles available to book in advance online with arrival slots available at 10am and 2pm daily
- Low walls along the admissions queue, suitable for seating while you wait
- Staff on hand to bring you a wheelchair for use while you wait
- Ample accessible parking
- Accessible toilet facilities available across the garden
- Full accessibility across the garden, Welcome building and Garden Centre
Please note: If you are feeling unwell or experiencing symptoms associated with Coronavirus (Covid-19) you will not be permitted entry to Rosemoor.
How to cancel your booking
If you can't make your pre-booked time slot, please try to cancel it so that someone else can enjoy a visit. To cancel your booking, please email [email protected] at least 24 hours in advance and include your booking reference.
|RHS Members and guests (1 adult guest or up to 2 children)||Free||Free|
|Adults||£14.25* incl Gift Aid||£12.95 excl Gift Aid|
|Children 5–16 years||£7.25* incl Gift Aid||£6.55 excl Gift Aid|
|Family ticket (2 adults + 2 children)||£35.25* incl Gift Aid||£32 excl Gift Aid|
|Additional child (Family ticket)||£6.05* incl Gift Aid||£5.50 excl Gift Aid|
|Car-free travel offer (bus, cycle, on foot)**||£9.85* incl Gift Aid||£8.95 excl Gift Aid|
* The RHS relies upon the generosity of its visitors to fund its charitable work. The prices marked * above include an additional 10% donation towards our charitable work, and enable us to claim Gift Aid on your admission. For more information on Gift Aid, please contact a member of our Visitor Services team.
**Proof of car-free travel will need to be provided before entering the garden.
Dogs not allowed in garden
For the safety of all our visitors, dogs are not allowed in the garden, with the exception of registered support dogs.
Food & drink
Food & drink
Discover our restaurant, café and tea room at RHS Garden Rosemoor, serving delicious food made from fresh, seasonal produce.
Garden Kitchen Restaurant: Open daily 10am – 5.30pm
Otter Café: Open daily 10am – 5pm
Wisteria Tea Room: Open daily 11am – 5pm
Shepherd’s Rest takeaway: Open 11am – 4pm (weather dependent)
Pop into Rosemoor's Garden Centre and browse curated collections of houseplants, unique plants and shrubs, gardening tools and accessories, and our eclectic selection of gifts and homewares.
Opening timesMonday – Saturday (closed Christmas Day): 9.30am–6pm
Sunday (closed Easter Sunday): 11am–5pm (browsing from 10.30am)
Exit the M5 Southbound Exit at Junction 27, and join the A361 link road signposted Barnstaple/Bideford. At Barnstaple join A39 signposted Bideford (Atlantic Highway), keep heading towards Bideford on the A39 until you reach a roundabout signposted to Great Torrington (B3232). Take this road and follow it into Great Torrington. RHS Garden Rosemoor is signposted at Great Torrington and is situated 1 mile south on the A3124 road which heads towards Exeter. Car parking is free.
Please note: Ample parking is available but it is not shaded.
Located in the beautiful Torridge Valley between Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks, RHS Garden Rosemoor is a hidden gem and a treat for garden lovers and groups throughout the year.
Pre-book a group visit:
- Call: 0207 821 3170
- Email: [email protected]
SafetyVisitor information on safety at the garden:
- Please take care around water in the garden
- Be aware that garden vehicles may be moving around
- Sometimes the tracks and paths can be muddy, steep and uneven – please wear suitable footwear and take care
- Children must be supervised by a responsible adult at all times
- The garden is a natural environment. If you are concerned about any plants or animals, please ask a member of staff or call 111
- Spend your time safely with us
- Advise us of any emergencies or concerns
- Follow any instructions
- Enjoy your visit
Drone usageWe are concerned that the use of drones may introduce risks of injury to our staff or visitors, damage to our property, plants or local wildlife, or breaches of data protection laws. Personal drone usage is therefore prohibited at RHS Gardens. Commercial drone usage is also prohibited, save where occasionally commercial drone operators with suitable training and licences from the Civil Aviation Authority are allowed by the RHS to operate drones in an RHS Garden only where express permission has been provided to the drone operator in writing by the Head of RHS Garden Rosemoor.
Dogs in the gardenFor the safety of all our visitors only guide and registered support dogs are allowed on site. Please do not leave dogs in our car parks, there is no shaded parking available - see more information about animal welfare.
Smoking policyFor the health & welfare of our visitors, we operate a no-smoking policy, inclusive of e-cigarettes, in or near certain areas of the garden, including: dining or food outlets, eating areas or terraces, picnic areas, covered spaces or buildings and the children’s play area. This may extend to other areas of the garden in periods of very dry weather.
The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.