Sir Harold Hillier Gardens - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
Sir Harold Hillier Gardens is world famous for its arboretum and gardens – set over 180 acres of rolling Hampshire countryside; this garden is stunning whatever the season. The Gardens are a wonderful place for children to play and explore. Experience nature at its finest whilst exploring the 180 acres of gardens, wildlife and play areas for children. Run as a charity its aim is to conserve, develop and exhibit these world-renowned Gardens and plant collection.
Attractions Near Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
3.59km from Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
A beautiful manor set in the rural town of Romsey remains a family home. It stands serenely in a unique place in British history, having had several distinguished owners and many of its important visitors have helped to shape the course of history. The formal gardens and historic landscape of Broadlands are Grade II* listed on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens.
National Trust - Mottisfont
5.61km from Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
Mottisfont is a historical priory, garden, and country estate in Hampshire, managed by the National Trust. The site includes the historic house museum which features regularly changing art exhibitions, gardens, including a walled rose garden which is home to the National Collection of ancestral species and 19th-century rose cultivars, and a riverside walk. It is a Grade I listed building.
Lakeside Country Park
9.39km from Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
Lakeside Country Park is made up of 22 hectares of lakes, wet meadow and woodland situated along Wide Lane between Eastleigh and Southampton. The park is situated between Eastleigh and Southampton and has easy access. The restored gravel workings and modern facilities provide opportunities for a wide range of outdoor activities.
Paultons Park Home of Peppa Pig World
9.51km from Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
Home of the UK's only Peppa Pig World with 9 fun Peppa-themed rides, great for an amazing day out with the kids. It has over 70 exciting rides and attractions, set within 140 acres of beautiful parkland on the edge of the New Forest National Park. You can enjoy roller coasters, thrill rides, family rides, indoor and outdoor play areas, water splash parks, entertainments and an astonishing collection of birds and animals at our amusement park.
Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway
9.54km from Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway is a popular attraction near to Southampton, perfect for a day out with the kids. The railway runs from its main station, Eastleigh Parkway, to Monks Brook Halt and then back to Eastleigh Parkway. Trains are usually steam hauled and the journey of 1¼ miles takes about 15-20 minutes. Monks Brook Halt gives an opportunity to visit the lakes, children’s playground or use the adjacent picnic tables.
Houghton Lodge Gardens
9.77km from Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
It is a family home that has been described by visitors as ‘a little piece of heaven’ with gardens that provide colour and delight throughout the seasons. The Grade II* listed formal and informal gardens surround the UK's best surviving example of an 18th Century Cottage Orné. It is idyllically set above the tranquil waters of the River Test.
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For more information about Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Harold_Hillier_Gardens