Tel: 0845 030 4063
The award-winning superb gardens at Ness are situated on the Wirral Peninsula overlooking the Dee Estuary were founded in 1898 by Arthur Kilpin Bulley, a Liverpool cotton merchant with a passion for gardens and for plant collecting. The gardens were donated to The University of Liverpool in 1948 by Lois Bulley, the daughter of the founder.
Ness Botanic Gardens, winner of the 'Sustainable Tourism Award' at the 2014 Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards, covers some 64 acres, houses a living collection of 15,000 plants many of which were early introductions from China, the Himalayas, Tibet and Burma. It has also received the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence'
Ness has a long standing background of academic research culminating in a RHS Gold Medal award winning garden ‘Ness Botanische’ - created by garden designer and TV presenter Chris Beardshaw. The design draws upon many years of academic research work at Ness and replicates the structure of a stem under an electron microscope.
Ness is open all year round with seasonal flowers, shrubs and trees, in particular Rhododendrons, Azaleas, a beautiful rock garden, enchanting Laburnum arch and spectacular herbaceous border. Ness events include guided tours and outdoor concerts, making it a must visit attraction throughout the year. Don't miss the Garden Kitchen Cafe for a light bite, meal or sweet treat.
Ness Gardens is also licensed to hold civil ceremonies and partnerships, and offers a superb venue for a conference to suit your needs.
|High Season (1 Mar 2015 - 30 Sep 2015)|
|Low Season (1 Oct 2015 - 28 Feb 2016)|
* Open daily with the exception of Christmas holidays. Please check the website for further details.
The Ship Hotel offers great en-suite accommodation at an affordable price and with Wifi....2.17 miles away
A unique and charming Edwardian country house hotel nestled in 38 acres of exquisite...2.52 miles away
Four Star - Excellent Location - Various function/conference rooms - 63 bedrooms - health...2.9 miles away
The Thatched Pavilion, set within the grounds of Thornton Manor, boasts 2 double...3.62 miles away
An Edwardian country house situated in its own grounds, located on the edge of the...3.64 miles away
Modern, clean and comfortable 4 star accommodation with ample parking and free wi fi.4.31 miles away
Set in a quiet location and open all year round.5.59 miles away
Village Hotel Wirral - where cutting-edge style meets everyday affordability.5.67 miles away
Built in 1912, these three cottages offer luxurious 4 and 5 star self-catering...5.85 miles away
Four star boutique hotel in picturesque Port Sunlight village on the beautiful Wirral...5.99 miles away
The farm offers a number of facilities including farm shop, caravan site, livery yard.6.33 miles away
Four Star site situated on the cliffs overlooking the Dee Estuary. Open Easter to...6.38 miles away
A secluded site close to all of Wirral attractions.7.24 miles away
Family run hotel set in the wooded surroundings of Oxton village. Recently refurbished...7.33 miles away
Luxury 5 star hotel nestling in 250 acres of beautiful Wirral parkland and overlooking...7.35 miles away
The Shrewsbury Lodge is a friendly hotel with a relaxed atmosphere and also houses a...7.62 miles away