Welcome to Bennetts Water Gardens

Home of the National Plant Collection® of Water Lilies

Bennetts Water Gardens is a visitor attraction in Dorset. Set over 8 acres the gardens hold the National Plant Collection® of Water Lilies with a Claude Monet style Japanese Bridge, Tropical House, Woodland Walks and Museum.

The gardens are also available as a unique Wedding Venue for Civil Ceremonies, Receptions, Functions and Corporate Events.

Café Monet serves coffees, home-made lunches, cakes and cream teas.

Browse the shop for unusual gifts or plants for your garden (currently closed). For those that can’t visit then you can order online.

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Bennetts Water Gardens gazebo

Autumn 2020 Opening Times

September 13th & 14th, 10am to 4pm

September 27th & 28th, 11am to 4pm

October 4th & 5th, 11am to 4pm