We understand that visitors to Highgrove Gardens may have questions before their visit. We hope that the answers to our Frequently Asked Questions, given below, will help with any queries you may have.


How do I book a tour of the Gardens?

My tickets have not arrived - what should I do?

Is a visit inside Highgrove House included in tours?

Is there still a waiting list to visit the Gardens?

Is it possible to visit the Gardens without booking a Garden Tour or Event?

Can children attend a Garden Tour?

Can I book a visit without a guided tour?

I am unable to attend my Garden Tour. Please can I rebook?


Is there a restaurant?

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

Is there a picnic area at Highgrove?

Are there toilet facilities at Highgrove?


Directions to Highgrove

Do you require our vehicle registration prior to arriving?

My tickets were purchased as a gift and are in another name. Will I still be able to gain entry?

Do you require all individual guest names prior to attending?


Can you give me directions to Highgrove?

Do tours go ahead in bad weather?

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


What clothing/shoes should I wear?

Can I hire a wheelchair/mobility scooter?

I need assistance. May I bring an access companion/carer with me?

Do you assist those who are Deaf or hard of hearing?

Are dogs allowed?

Mobile phones, cameras, binoculars, tablet and laptop computers


We are running late - can we attend a later tour?

We are arriving in separate cars - do we need to arrive together?

I am arriving by taxi / being driven to Highgrove - can the driver drop me off and pick me up?

Is there a bus that drops me close to the entrance of Highgrove?

Is it safe to walk to Highgrove from Tetbury?

I am coming to the area by train - do I need to book a taxi?

Can I leave my luggage with you during my Garden Tour?

A member of my party has forgotten their identification - can they still attend?

Can I park my motorhome/campervan?


Can I change my footwear after my Garden Tour and before I have tea?

Can I dine in the Orchard Room before my tour?

Can I access the Orchard Room without an admittance ticket?

Can I book a table?

What will be on the menu?

Do you cater for specific dietary needs?

Can I bring a birthday cake?


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

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