Wednesday 24th April every day until Thursday 9th May, 11am to 5pm
£9.50 entrance, no group concessions.
(No free entry to HHA members during this special event. The Telegraph Subscribers offer, CPRE offer, Art Fund offer and Gardener’s World offer are not valid during this special event).
After a long period of unusually cold early spring weather the tulips are a little behind in coming out - for the best show in the gardens we would recommend waiting until later in the Festival. The Festival will be extended until Thursday 9th May – Bloms Bulbs and the collection of cut tulips will be on site all 16 days.
One of the highlights
of the early season at Pashley Manor Gardens is the
Tulip Festival. Visitors return year after year, mesmerised
by the sheer volume of colour and variety of the massed
The Festival originated
to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the tulip’s arrival in Europe
from Persia and has gone from strength to strength
since its inception.
Now in its nineteenth
year, the Festival gives visitors the chance to lose
themselves among the 21,000 blooms gracing this quintessential
English Garden. Such is the popularity of the Festival
that for the eighth year running the event will
run for 13 consecutive days instead of the original
Each area of the
garden holds stunning displays; some 100 varieties are
shown from the vibrant red and hot orange coloured
tulips in the herbaceous borders to the cream, white,
pale golden yellow and apricot tulips in the Elizabethan
Garden and the pink and white tulips along the Terrace.
Complementing the themed
tulips of every hue are 2,000 cut blooms on display in
Tulip Festival is held in association with Bloms Bulbs,
winners of 62 Chelsea Gold Medals. Bulb orders for
Bloms Bulbs may be taken at this time for delivery
and payment in the autumn.