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The  Gardens are open Monday to Saturday, 9AM to 5PM and on Sundays, from 10AM to 4PM Entrance to the Shop and Café is free and admission to the Gardens is:

  • Adults £6.00
  • Children (Under 14) £3.00
  • Families (up to 2 Adults and 5 Children) £14.00
  • Concessions £5.00

Season Tickets are available

The Gardens advise… “Our intention is that the gardens remain open to the public for as much of the year as possible. However, if conditions become very wet or frosty we may have to close the gardens in order to preserve the integrity of the ground and lawn under foot. Please contact us prior to visiting between the months of November and March.”

NB: This information has been obtained from the Yalding Gardens website and as such,  is provided in good-faith and without liability. Information from external websites can be subject to change without notice. Please check that website to confirm details, before travelling.

That’s the official one of course….

Please visit the Yalding Gardens Twitter page here and click to follow, for all the latest news and events information.

The list of events at the Gardens for the Summer, is on the official website, here.

New ‘Loyalty Schemes’ introduced for local residents’ annual membership; meals and drinks.

More information on the official Yalding Gardens Facebook page

We are clearly ‘late to the party’ with this one – only just found it!

The official Yalding Gardens page on Facebook – here

Please sign-up with a ‘Like’, if you have a FB account

Following our latest NewsList mailing; we received an e-mail from a local (to Yalding) resident; saddened by what she sees as our negative comments towards the Yalding Gardens and their owners and concerned that we are not being supportive of same.  Our correspondent also mentioned that she had read a number of our earlier emails; which caused similar upset. (NB: NewsList members can easily unsubscribe here)

Whilst we have probably addressed these points in the past; time and events move-on. So in the event that it might assist others, similarly concerned; we publish our response below – and would of course welcome comments…

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The online edition of the Kent Messenger is stating that residents of Yalding, Laddingford, Hunton and Collier Street can now get 20 per cent off the annual membership to the Gardens.

The KM also states that there is a complete programme of summer activities, especially with children in mind. Starting on Monday, July 26 with a series of bug hunts in the gardens.

Full article here.

One thing that appears to  presently be missing from the Gardens, is any kind of overview of the gardens’ layout, or a site guide. Maybe something that the new operators haven’t got around to doing yet; but -  if conversations overheard in the Gardens are anything to go by – a plan of the Gardens would be of assistance.

It may not be ‘official’ and it is certainly not professional; but we are happy to make our own sketch plan of the Gardens available for download as a PDF; by either clicking the image below, or via our Garden Plans page.

Garden Plan 2010