Just a stone’s throw from Oxford and within easy reach of London nestles Waterperry Gardens.
Made famous by Beatrix Havergal who established her School of Horticulture for Ladies here from 1932 to 1971, it’s now home to 8 acres of beautifully landscaped ornamental gardens, a quality plant centre and garden shop, gallery and gift shop, museum and tea shop.
We are open all year round (except between Christmas and New Year’s Day), 10am to 5.30pm between April 1st and October 31st and 10am to 5pm in the winter.
There is a charge to look around the gardens, but access to the rest of the estate is free.
Please note dogs are allowed on a short lead around the estate and garden centre but are NOT allowed within the paid entrance ornamental gardens. For more information about Waterperry and prices for visiting the gardens, please click here.
Waterperry Gardens is now proud to be featured on the Silent Space website.
All the information you need to plan a perfect day out at Waterperry Gardens. Opening times, where to eat, group information, accessibility and more.
Waterperry Gardens are a magical place where you are surrounded by beautiful trees, shrubs and flowers, classical borders, modern planting, secret corners and long vistas.
The beautiful surroundings at Waterperry gardens provide an inspirational & pleasurable environment for learning. Choose from Gardening Courses, Arts Courses or Craft Courses.
We are easily accessible from all directions, situated only 4 miles from both Junctions 8 & 8a of the M40.
Here at Waterperry we welcome pre-booked coach parties and group visits.Pre-booking allows us to limit the number of coaches visiting each day.