OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERABeautiful bowl shaped magnolias are one of the delights of spring, and the magnolia avenue at the Hillier Gardens, near Romsey, is rightly celebrated as one of the finest parts of the garden. Established in the 1960’s, this now mature piece of planting reaches its peak in late March and April.magnolia-jermyns-550px

Internationally famous for its seasonal displays and plant collections, Spring is a great time to visit the Hillier Gardens. You can also enjoy the Camellia collection and other flowering shrubs in the Spring Walk. 

For more information on the garden’s highlights and activities see the website at www3.hants.gov.uk/hilliergardens

camellia_flowerMagnolia and Camellia displays will be at their best on and around the 25th – 28th March. Garden open 10am – 3pm.

Under 17s Free (must be accompanied by an adult), Adult £9.50, Concession £8.60 (Seniors, job seekers, full-time students and people with disabilities), Groups (10+) £7.70 per person, Guided Tours £60 standard.