Longstock Water Garden - Visitor Information

Longstock Park Water Garden

Longstock Park Water Garden is open to the public on Sundays throughout the season (April - September).  On these open days we will be supporting a nominated charity.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to the Garden in 2019.  


Charity Open Days

Longstock Park Water Garden is open to the public, supporting a nominated charity, on selected Sundays from April to September.  Dates and Charities for 2019 have yet to be confirmed and will be published here on our website in 2019.

If you are a local charity and would like to apply for one of the charity open days then please email tracey.piper@waitrose.co.uk

Further information about the charity days can be found here

Group Visits to the Garden

We welcome visits to the Garden (by appointment) on weekdays during April to September.

Groups can visit the Garden between 9am and 3pm (last entry is 3pm)

Group admission is £11 per person.

Please contact Ann Colwell, Longstock Park Nursery, for further details and bookings on 01264 810894 or ann.colwell@waitrose.co.uk 


General Information for Visitors 

  • The Garden and Woodland walks are approx. 5.5 acres.  Allow around 1 - 1.5 hours to see the Garden at a leisurely pace.
  • There are numerous seats around the Garden but very little shelter from wet weather.
  • Wooden bridges in the Garden can become slippery when wet.
  • There are toilet facilities with wheelchair access. 
  • There is free parking and parking for coaches (please make us aware if you are travelling to the Garden by coach)
  • There are no facilities at the Garden for purchasing refreshments.  Unfortunately food cannot be consumed in the Garden. 
  • Our Farm Shop cafe is just a few minutes' drive from the Garden.  Visitors may also walk through the Longstock Park Arboretum (via a marked route) to the Farm Shop, Cafe & Nursery.  The Walk to/from the Garden is sloping and undulating in areas.
  • Only assistance dogs are allowed in the Garden.
  • There are no card paying facilities at the Garden.
  • Please use the postcode SO20 6EH when visiting the Garden.
  • For Group bookings contact Ann Colwell ann.colwell@waitrose.co.uk 
  • To contact the Garden Manager email robert.ballard@waitrose.co.uk