Autumn Free Day

Come and enjoy autumn colour at the RHS Gardens with free entry for all on 1 October 2019

Autumn at RHS Garden Hyde HallEach year we offer the chance to come and enjoy the glory of autumn at the RHS Gardens for free!

Our beautiful gardens will be open to all free of charge on 1 October 2019.


RHS Garden Wisley

Equinox Borders at RHS Garden Wisley

Look for the Equinox Borders in Seven Acres, where asters are the stars of the show – a sea of purple blooms, punctuated by autumn-flowering Kniphofia (red-hot poker), hardy fuchsias and deciduous Euonymous. The Glasshouse Borders and Glasshouse Landscape also look spectacular at this time of year.


RHS Garden Harlow Carr

Main Borders at RHS Garden Harlow CarrThe Main Borders shine in autumn, when golden grasses and sculptural seedheads float above the flower beds. The Sandstone Rock Garden boasts fabulous autumn colour, and wonderful seasonal hues are expected in the Woodland.

RHS Garden Hyde Hall

Clover Hill at RHS Garden Hyde HallOn Clover Hill, the soft autumn sun illuminates drifts of late-flowering perennials and ornamental grasses, while specimen trees around the Lake start to show their striking autumn hues. The Australia and New Zealand Garden is also well worth a visit in autumn.

RHS Garden Rosemoor

The Lake at RHS Garden RosemoorThe Foliage Garden transforms as summer gives way to autumn and the grasses take on shades of gold and red. In Lady Anne's Arboretum, autumn crocus (Colchicum) form a carpet of colour around the rare and unusual trees, and seasonal colour creeps through the banks of the Lake.

This autumn sees the first crop of local heritage apples in the Devon Orchard.

Autumn days out

There's always a great day out to be had at the RHS Gardens. View our upcoming events – from plant fairs and food festivals, to apple days and autumn workshops.

Find events at Wisley

Find events at Rosemoor

Find events at Harlow Carr

Find events at Hyde Hall

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I enjoy a refreshing walk… my membership gives me free family days out as often as I like.

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