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Partner Garden
Free access for RHS members at selected times

25 Rue de la Bourdaisière
37270 Montlouis

9 miles east of Tours, signed from D140.

5 acres

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Opening Hours

11am–6pm, 1 Apr–31 Oct.


Non-member adult €10.

RHS members

Free access (Member 1 only) - applies when open.


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Dogs welcome
  • Free carer entry
  • Gift shop
  • Group rates
  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Toilets


  • National Plant Collections
  • Organic management

About the garden

Owned by
Louis-Albert de Broglie

The Château de la Bourdaisière is 136 acres of enclosed grounds, in which large remarkable species of trees grow. A hotspot of biodiversity, this colourful nature laboratory was designed and created by Louis Albert de Broglie, Le Prince Jardinier.       

Home of the National Tomato Conservatory, visitors will find a collection of more than 700 varieties. This international collection is approved by the CCVS (Conservatoire des Collections Végétales spécialisées – Special Plants Collection Conservatory).    

The kitchen garden is organically cultivated in accordance with market gardening traditions. Plus, don't miss Le Dahliacolor, a contemporary garden designed by the landscaper Louis Benech with more than 400 varieties.

Plants of special interest

  • Dahlias
  • Irises
  • Roses
  • Vegetables

Get involved

The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.