We understand that visitors to the Royal Gardens at Highgrove may have questions before their visit. We hope our frequently asked questions will answer any queries you may have.

On The Day

Can you give me directions to Highgrove Estate?

Adverse weather conditions

What documentation do I need to bring with me on the day?

What clothing / shoes should I wear?

Wheelchairs and motorised scooters

Mobile phones, cameras and binoculars


Are dogs allowed?

What to do if you are running late for your visit

Booking and Tickets

How do I book a tour of the Gardens?

How much does a tour of the Gardens cost?

My tickets have not arrived - what should I do?

Is a visit to Highgrove House included in the tour?

Is there still a waiting list to visit the Gardens?

Is it possible to visit the Gardens without booking a tour/event?

The Gardens

When is the best time of year to visit the Gardens?

When is the best time to see the Wildflower Meadow in bloom?

Facilities at Highgrove

Is there a restaurant?

Do I need to book a table in the Tea Room?

Is there a picnic area at Highgrove?

Are there cloakrooms/restrooms at Highgrove?