Ness Botanic Gardens is open!

Ensuring the health and safety of our visitors and staff remains our priority. In accordance with this;

-We ask that all visitors wear a face covering in the visitor centre.

-We will be asking for all our visitors contact details on arrival for track and trace purposes.

-We have established a one-way system that enables visitors to safely use our café, toilets, gift shop and plant sales areas.

-We have set up several hand-sanitising stations across the site.

-To ensure social distancing we have set a maximum capacity for the gardens. Once we reach this threshold we will temporarily suspend admissions.

Click here to see our full statement on reopening

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Due to essential maintenance work, the visitor centre will be closed on the morning of Monday 28 September. Member access will be available via a staffed access point in the car park. Day visitors are also welcome, but we ask that you pay in cash as we will be unable to accept card payments. The visitor centre will reopen at 1pm, including the café and gift shop, at which time normal service will resume.

Located on the Wirral peninsula, Ness Botanic Gardens was born of one man's passionate interest in plants and his desire to share that interest with others.

Today the commitment to maintain, develop and share the beauty of the gardens that Arthur Kilpin Bulley created over 100 years ago remains. Join us and become a member of Ness.

A big thank you to Sara Bishop for the wonderful images throughout our website.