Gardens

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Monet Bridge surrounded by Primrose (Primula vulgaris)

Springtime in the gardens

After some much better weather this April things are finally starting to warm up, and dry off! The usual spring flowers are looking good around the gardens, including Cherry blossom, Camellia, Barberry and Forsythia, and in the ponds the Water Hawthorn are still in bloom. We have been able to […]

Easter Egg Hunt

We open for the 2023 season ready for the Easter Holidays with our Easter Egg Hunt. Follow the children’s trail around the gardens, complete the trail to get a chocolate egg! SPRING SPECIAL TICKETS Adults £7.50 Children up to 16 years £3.50 Children under 5’s FREE Family Ticket (2 adults […]

Reopening April 12th

We are so happy to be reopening on Monday 12th April. It’s been a long winter and we are so excited to welcome you all once again. Visit our Claude Monet style Japanese Bridge, Tropical House, Woodland Walks, Museum, Plant Centre and new for 2021 Frenchic Paint concession. Cafe Monet […]

Bennetts Water Gardens Wins 2020 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award for Things To Do in Weymouth

Bennetts Water Gardens Recognized Among Best in Dorset, Based on Outstanding 2019 Traveller Reviews Weymouth, DORSET – August, 2020 – Bennetts Water Gardens today announced it has been recognized as a 2020 Travellers’ Choice award-winner for Attractions. Based on a full year of Tripadvisor reviews, prior to any changes caused by the pandemic, award winners are known for consistently receiving great traveller feedback, placing them […]

60th preparations underway!

It’s sixty years since we first rented this site from Weymouth Brick & Tile Co., which were part of the Putton Brickworks in Chickerell. The disused clay-pits had flooded from ground water which created a series of lakes. The site needed clearing in preparation for planting the following year, when […]

Did you see us in the newspapers?

Many of you have been in touch to say you saw the lovely photos of Bennetts Water Gardens in the national newspapers this week. The captioned photographs were used to illustrate weather related news items and featured one of our members of staff taking time out in the boat on […]