Garden Opening Times

The Tollemache family enjoy sharing their passion for the beautiful gardens, opening them to visitors throughout the summer. Helmingham Hall boasts a relaxed atmosphere for visitors to enjoy the serenity and tranquillity of the gardens as you lose yourself in the plethora of colour, scents and history on offer.

The gardens are open on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays from 10am to 5pm, including bank holidays (special events may alter opening times – please check the website for details).

Well behaved dogs on leads are also welcome.

Please note that opening times on event days may vary.

2024 Gardens Admissions

The gardens are open from 1st May 2024 to 30th September 2024.

Tickets are available from the shop on your day of visit. No need to book in advance. Please check the What’s On page for special events dates as tickets are usually required in advance for these and times may vary.

Adults: £9.00

Children: £4.50 (Under 5’s free!)

Groups of over 30 people: £8 per person

We accept payment by card, although please note that we have no card payment facility at the entrance gate on event days.

  • We have car parking facilities and free coach parking.
  • There is full wheelchair access to all of the gardens.
  • Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead at all times.

Groups and Coach Parties

A wide variety of groups and clubs, as well as tour operators, visit Helmingham Hall Gardens from all over the world every year.

We also offer a selection of teas and lunches for groups by prior arrangement. Contact us today to discuss your requirements or:

The Stable Shops

The Stable Shop sells a number of local arts and crafts, as well as a range of local produce, garden accessories and gifts. The Stable Shops also sells home-grown seasonal produce directly from Helmingham Kitchen Gardens and plants from our nursery. Although not registered as organic, our produce is grown the traditional way with little or no chemicals.

Cornercopia carries a vast selection of unique and thoughtful curated gifts. Carefully handpicked, and locally made cards, glass, homeware and keepsakes for you, your family and friends. From seasonal ladies clothing, hats and accessories, to children’s books, toys and puzzles. Something for everyone to take home as a memory, of their wonderful day at Helmingham Hall Gardens.

Thrive, the little lifestyle store, are passionate about championing local independent makers, artists and businesses. Thrive aims to bring you quality, design-led items to fill your homes and hearts, showcasing the workmanship and talent of artisans from across East Anglia. Their curated pop up shops are about sharing stories, bringing together a collection of homewares, gifts, accessories and artworks that celebrate local people, innovative design and sustainability.