Plan your visit to Rosemoor

Contact us & address

Our Address

RHS Garden Rosemoor
Great Torrington
EX38 8PH

Contact us

Main switchboard

01805 624067

Garden Centre – 01805 626824

Email – [email protected]

Opening times

Visiting Rosemoor

Garden opening times

You no longer have to book tickets in advance to visit the garden. Pre-booking is still available for both members and non-members, if you would prefer to book in advance. Book your garden visit >

Monday – Sunday (closed Christmas Day)

10am – 6pm
Last entry to garden 5pm

Garden Centre opening times

Monday – Saturday
9.30am – 6pm
Sunday (closed Christmas Day and Easter Sunday)
11am – 5pm (browsing from 10.30am)


Admission prices

RHS Members and guests (1 adult guest or up to 2 children) Free Free
Adults £14.25* incl Gift Aid £12.95 excl Gift Aid
Children 5–16 years £7.25* incl Gift Aid £6.55 excl Gift Aid
Family ticket (2 adults + 2 children) £35.25* incl Gift Aid £32 excl Gift Aid
Additional child (Family ticket) £6.05* incl Gift Aid £5.50 excl Gift Aid
Car-free travel offer (bus, cycle, on foot)** £9.85* incl Gift Aid £8.95 excl Gift Aid

* The RHS relies upon the generosity of its visitors to fund its charitable work. The prices marked * above include an additional 10% donation towards our charitable work, and enable us to claim Gift Aid on your admission. For more information on Gift Aid, please contact a member of our Visitor Services team.

**Proof of car-free travel will need to be provided before entering the garden.

Dogs not allowed in garden

For the safety of all our visitors, dogs are not allowed in the garden, with the exception of registered support dogs.

Food & drink

Food & drink

Discover our restaurant, café and tea room at RHS Garden Rosemoor, serving delicious food made from fresh, seasonal produce.

Opening times

Garden Kitchen Restaurant: Open daily 10am – 5.30pm
Otter Café: Open daily 10am – 5pm
Wisteria Tea Room: Open daily 11am – 5pm
Shepherd’s Rest takeaway: Open 11am – 4pm (weather dependent)


Garden Centre

Pop in and browse curated collections of houseplants, unique plants and shrubs, gardening tools and accessories, and our eclectic selection of gifts and homewares.

Opening times
Monday – Saturday: 9.30am–6pm
Sunday (closed Christmas Day and Easter Sunday): 11am–5pm (browsing from 10.30am)

Getting here


We welcome car-free visitors to Rosemoor. When you travel to the garden by bus, train, cycle or on foot, we offer a car-free travel discount (see admission prices), when you provide proof of visiting car-free.

It's easy to reach us by train, bus, bike and foot. Plan your car-free journey at Good Journey

On foot

Please see the map detailing the most off-road route from the Tarka Trail. This route utilises the old river path which does not have a finished road surface.

Please note: the final 300m (984ft) approach to RHS Garden Rosemoor is on the busy A3124.

By bike

Open-air bike parking facilities are provided. Plan your bike journey to Rosemoor on Cycle Streets’ Journey Planner.

Please note: From Torrington the approach to RHS Garden Rosemoor will take cyclists on fast A roads.

By bus

Bus 5B runs from Barnstaple and Hatherleigh to Exeter via Rosemoor, every 2 hours, Monday-Saturday (excluding public holidays). For more information visit the Stagecouch website.

See current timetables on the Stagecoach website

By car

Exit the M5 Southbound Exit at Junction 27, and join the A361 link road signposted Barnstaple/Bideford. At Barnstaple join A39 signposted Bideford (Atlantic Highway), keep heading towards Bideford on the A39 until you reach a roundabout signposted to Great Torrington (B3232). Take this road and follow it into Great Torrington. RHS Garden Rosemoor is signposted at Great Torrington and is situated 1 mile south on the A3124 road which heads towards Exeter. Car parking is free.

Please note: Ample parking is available but it is not shaded.

By Train & Taxi

The closest station is Umberleigh (10 miles), and from the station you can call R & D Travel on 01805 622707 to book a taxi for approximately £25 to RHS Garden Rosemoor.

Barnstaple Station is 13 miles away. From within the Barnstaple/Bideford area, All Area Taxi’s offer a 10% discount on all fares to and from RHS Garden Rosemoor. Please call 01237 470 211 to book a taxi.

For times and tickets see the National Rail website.

Group visits

Group visits

Located in the beautiful Torridge Valley between Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks, RHS Garden Rosemoor is a hidden gem and a treat for garden lovers and groups throughout the year.

Pre-book a group visit:


Accessibility at the garden

We want to give as many people as possible the opportunity to enjoy Rosemoor. For a complete guide on what to expect before you arrive, when you arrive and during your visit, please see our detailed guide.

See accessibility information for our other RHS Gardens.


Visitor information on safety at the garden:
  • Please take care around water in the garden
  • Be aware that garden vehicles may be moving around
  • Sometimes the tracks and paths can be muddy, steep and uneven – please wear suitable footwear and take care
  • Children must be supervised by a responsible adult at all times
  • The garden is a natural environment. If you are concerned about any plants or animals, please ask a member of staff or call 111
Help us to ensure you enjoy your visit with this simple SAFE guide:
  • Spend your time safely with us
  • Advise us of any emergencies or concerns
  • Follow any instructions
  • Enjoy your visit

Useful information

Smoking policy

During this hot weather, we ask that all visitors refrain from smoking in the gardens. Please use the signposted, designated areas only.

Guides and maps

See our garden map with details on wheelchair accessible routes, toilets and other facilities.

Drone usage

We are concerned that the use of drones may introduce risks of injury to our staff or visitors, damage to our property, plants or local wildlife, or breaches of data protection laws. Personal drone usage is therefore prohibited at RHS Gardens. Commercial drone usage is also prohibited, save where occasionally commercial drone operators with suitable training and licences from the Civil Aviation Authority are allowed by the RHS to operate drones in an RHS Garden only where express permission has been provided to the drone operator in writing by the Head of RHS Garden Rosemoor.

Dogs in the garden

For the safety of all our visitors only guide and registered support dogs are allowed on site. Please do not leave dogs in our car parks, there is no shaded parking available - see more information about animal welfare.

Dog day care is available from K9 Focus, located approximately 12 minutes from RHS Garden Rosemoor. Visit the K9 Focus website for further information (please note: you are leaving the RHS website and will be governed by the privacy policy and terms and conditions of K9 Focus). 

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.