Tel.: +44 (0)1202 873931

Knoll Gardens


Having reviewed latest guidelines both the nursery and garden will remain open from Tuesdays to Saturdays 10am - 4pm. No pre booking or appointment is required. We appreciate our customers following the current social distancing guidelines.

In bad weather the garden may have to close at short notice so please check social media posts or the visit us page on the website.

We continue to be busy with mail order and current turnaround times are around 7-14 working days.

Orders can also be placed online for collection from the nursery but please do not travel until we have confirmed that your order is ready for collection.

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Opening Times

Garden and Nursery currently open:

Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 4pm

 Last entry to garden 30mins before closing.

During the current lockdown while the garden and nursery, and toilets, remain open we are unable to offer any refreshments.

Closed from 19th December 2020, re-opening 2nd February 2021.

Please be aware that in periods of adverse weather such as high winds, severe frost, or extreme rain the garden may open later or remain closed for safety reasons. Please contact us via email or phone for an update before travelling.


Admission to Gardens (free access to Nursery)

Adult £6.95
Concessions £5.95
Child (age 5 – 15) £4.95
Disabled Person + carer £5.95 (carer f.o.c.)
Group Rate (pre booked with minimum of 12 people paying en bloc) £5.00 per person

*Admission charges apply to Gardens only. Entry to the Nursery is free.

*RHS Free Access applies throughout the opening period (subject to conditions as stated in current RHS Members Handbook).

*Picnics in car park only.   *Guide/Hearing Dogs only.

*Most of the garden is wheelchair accessible when accompanied by able bodied helper.

*Pre booked coach parties welcome – see booking form info below.


Self service refreshments

Free parking


We only offer self service refreshment facilities. Cafe / Restaurant facilities are available at several nearby garden centres or local pubs including; Old Thatch Inn BH21 7NW, and Haskins Garden Centre BH22 9DG.

Buying from the plant centre

You are very welcome to buy plants from our onsite plant centre at the nursery during opening hours. However please be aware that although a plant may be showing as in stock on our website it does not necessarily mean that it will be available in the plant centre at the time of your visit. If you are travelling any distance for a specifc plant it is always advisable to check with the nursery in advance to avoid a wasted journey.

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Group Tours and Booking Form

We welcome groups and offer a choice
of garden tours.
Please click group booking form to download the current group rates and booking form.

Our Address

Knoll Gardens
Stapehill Road,
BH21 7ND

Telephone: +44 (0)1202 873931
Fax: 01202 870842


Where to stay

The Whitehouse bed and breakfast in Poole offers excellent accommodation

Or call Wimborne Tourist Office for up to date local information on 01202 886116