Members of Ness Botanic Gardens

Become a Member of Ness Botanic Gardens and enjoy unlimited free access to the gardens, exclusive members-only events and discounts.

Ness Botanic Gardens is open!

Ness Botanic Gardens is now open to all visitors with no need for pre-booking! The visitor centre, cafe and plants sales are also open. Please keep checking our FacebookTwitter and Instagram pages for updates.

Please be aware that our sidegate access for members is only available from 5pm onwards. All day visitors are required to scan their membership cards at the front desk in the visitor centre.

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Members of Ness Botanic Gardens

Enjoy the following benefits:

Entry requirements vary please see venue's own website for details.

  • 2 for 1 entry to:

Kew & Wakehurst Place*

*2 for 1 access to Kew and Wakehurst offered when purchasing an adult or concession ticket. Cheapest ticket free.

  • Exclusive members-only events.
  • Guided walks.
  • Discounted courses and workshops.
  • Days out to other gardens on organised coach trips.
  • The Gentian magazine, the magazine for Members and monthly e-newsletter updates.
  • Access to free seeds from plants in the Gardens (when available).
  • 10% discount at the Botanic Kitchen at Ness Cafe.

Membership packages

 Membership type Annual
 Single Adult  £28
 Single Concession  £25
 Double Adult  £49
 Double Concession  £44
 Single Family (one adult, up to 3 children)  £38
 Double Family (two adults, up to 3 children)  £59
 Single Family Concession (one concession, up to 3 children)  £35
 Double Family Concession (two concessions, up to 3 children)  £54

Concessions are available for those 60+, those receiving some state benefits, disabled visitors, students and University of Liverpool employees.

How to join

The quickest and easiest way to join is online. Please click here to join online. Should you have any queries, please telephone 0151 795 6300 or email

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