Road closure: from Monday 19 March the A386 between Merton and Meeth will be closed all week due to major roadworks. We advise visitors travelling from Okehampton, Hatherleigh and Tavistock to plan alternative routes.

Upper reading room

The RHS Libraries are open to all, and are located in London and at RHS Gardens Wisley and Harlow Carr. We also have smaller Reading Rooms at RHS Gardens Hyde Hall and Rosemoor.

Lindley Library

The London library is based in our headquarters at Vincent Square, where we have a world-class collection of horticultural books, journals and botanical art.

Our appointment times can be found below

Garden Library at Gardeners' House in WisleyLibraries in RHS Gardens

Our library collections are not confined to London, we have essential reading and information for all gardening enthusiasts in our RHS Gardens too.

Find out about our other libraries below


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