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Tickets, prices, opening hours …
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Winter Opening: 

Gardens-only winter opening

Friday 14th February 2020 until 26th March 2020

Entrance: £5. Cash only, no concessions – children under 16 free.
Bressingham Steam and Gardens season tickets accepted on presentation.

Bad weather cancellation or postponement – In the event of heavy snow, frozen ground or even flooding (which is likely to apply more to Foggy Bottom), please phone the Bressingham Gardens mail order office on 01379 688282.

Foggy Bottom in snow

Entrance to Foggy Bottom in winter

Entrance will be in front of the Steam Museum building. View Gardens Map

During the late autumn/winter season the Steam Museum is closed (excluding half term); the gardens are open separately. The Bressingham Steam Museum & Gardens main season opening finished on 27th October 2019 and will reopen end of March 2020.

Main Season Opening Hours

10.30am to 5pm daily from Easter to end of October 2020.

The Bressingham Gardens main open season coincides with that of our partner on site, the Bressingham Steam Museum, from whom all tickets for this season can be purchased; entry through the Steam Museum.

To advance book tickets for the main open season please phone 01379 686 900.

Main Season Garden Tickets

include entry to the Steam Museum but does not include rides.

Adult (including charitable Gift Aid) £8.99
Adult with no Gift Aid £8.17

Concession 65+ with Gift Aid £8.49
Concession 65+ without Gift Aid £7.72

Child (3 – 16 years) with Gift Aid £5.59
Child (3 – 16 years) without Gift Aid £5.08

Gardeners’ Days

These quieter days are Mondays and Tuesdays out of school holiday periods, usually only one diesel train and Gallopers will be operating.

How to find us

The Bressingham Gardens lay to the west of Bressingham Garden Centre and Bressingham Steam Museum, both of which have ample car parks, although on very busy holiday weekends or event days an additional car park will be open, entry west of Bressingham Church.

The Gardens lie south of the A1066 road, 2.5 miles west of Diss, 14 miles east of Thetford.

Recent News


  • “Having been coming here at least twice a week since May, I will be very sad not to do so until end of March 20.”

  • “Stunning – will definitely return & bring the team from RHS Harlow Carr with me.”

  • “I have seen this garden evolve over the years, never ceases to amaze me. Today the autumn colours are spectacular. So beautiful.

  • “Favourite garden for 45 years”

  • “Favourite garden for 45 years.”

  • “Mind-boggling! Sensory overload!!!”

  • “One of the loveliest gardens we have visited. Especially so at this time of year. A real surprise. Matches Wisley for effect.”

  • “Wow – what colour combinations and interesting strata … heights + colours + texture. Really wonderful.”

  • “Beautiful textures & colours. Wonderful trees which all add to the beauty and atmosphere of this garden.”

  • “There are some superb gardens in East Anglia, this is the best of them all – what a spectacle!”

Read more of the many complimentary comments >

We look forward to seeing you soon