About Ness Botanic Gardens

About Ness Botanic Gardens

We provide a unique and fascinating garden environment whatever your knowledge. Our social and horticultural history, stemming from our founder, Arthur Kiplin Bulley, still informs what we do.

History of Ness Botanic Gardens

History of Ness

Read about the history of Ness Botanic Gardens and how it has evolved into the gardens you see today.

Friends of Ness Gardens

Become a Friend of Ness

Enjoy unlimited days out in our gardens and exclusive member events.

Plan your visit to Ness Botanic Gardens

What's on at Ness

From Bat Walks to Treasure Island, there is always something different going on at Ness.

Study for an RHS Qualification

Ness Botanic Gardens offers a number of RHS Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications.

Learn with Ness Gardens

Courses and Workshops

Learn a new skill, or improve an existing one, with programmes from our experts.

Weddings at Ness


Our beautiful gardens provide a unique and unforgettable setting for your wedding.