Learn at Ness

Since it's founding over 120 years ago, Ness Botanic Gardens has been to committed to connecting people with plants, their uses, wildlife and the wonders of the natural world.

School Visits

Schools at Ness Gardens

We are currently accepting bookings for school visits.

Learn to Garden

Learn to garden

Bite size courses & workshops to give you the know-how to look after and develop your garden.

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Floristry & floral design

Do you love flowers but wish you could display them better?

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HBG Training programme

Full-time paid work as a trainee gardener in a UK historic or botanic garden

Nordic Walking

Nordic walking

Join us for a social way to burn calories, tone the body and improve fitness

Woodcarving Woodcarving Intermediate


Weekend courses leaning age old hand crafting skills for all levels of ability

Continuing education

Continuing education

Continuing Education at the University of Liverpool has been offering courses to the local community for over 100 years.

Field breaks art

Field Breaks Art

Professionally tutored art workshops in drawing, painting and botanical illustration