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, for those that can’t visit then you can order online.

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2021 Opening Times

Open everyday except Saturdays, from 10am to 4pm.

Last admission to the gardens is 3pm.

You do not need to enter the gardens to use the shop or cafe.