The Savill Garden


Wick Lane, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0UJ

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Resting in the heart of Windsor Great Park, The Savill Garden is one of Britain's greatest ornamental gardens. Commissioned by George V and created by Sir Eric Savill in 1932, The Savill Garden has been an inspiration for all.

A royal connection continues to run through the garden, and on your visit see the Queen Elizabeth II Temperate House, the Golden Jubilee Garden, and the Rose Garden opened by Queen Elizabeth II in July 2010.

Today, this natural haven of 35 acres of beautifully designed gardens and woodland can be enjoyed by everyone, from dedicated horticulturists to those who just want to spend a relaxing day out with family or friends.

A place of discovery, The Savill Garden contains distinctive interlocking gardens including the Hidden Gardens, Spring Wood, the Summer Gardens, the New Zealand Garden, Summer Wood, The Glades, Autumn Wood and the Winter Beds.

Renowned for its mix of native and exotic species, The Savill Garden joins together design, colour and texture to delight the senses. Visit throughout the seasons and you will see there is always something new to discover.

Seasonal highlights

Each season brings with it something new, transforming the scene with fresh displays to explore.

Find out more about what you can see all year round 

Eating and Drinking at The Savill Garden Visitor Centre

Inside The Savill Garden Visitor Centre you’ll find The Savill Garden Kitchen, a restaurant run by esteemed caterers Benugo’s, famous for providing great, simple food with friendly, efficient service. 

Find out more about eating and drinking at The Savill Garden Visitor Centre.

Shopping at The Savill Garden Visitor Centre

The Savill Garden Gift Shop is also located in The Savill Garden Visitor Centre. You’ll find a wide range of beautiful gifts evocative of an idyllic country lifestyle alongside a range of plants and garden accessories from the Royal Gardens. The Savill Garden Gift Shop supports British manufacturers and you’ll discover a great range of locally produced items too, from shortbread to preserves. There is also a small shop at the Virginia Water Pavilion with a selection of items and membership sales.

Find out more about shopping at The Savill Garden Visitor Centre and Virginia Water Pavilion


Find out more about becoming a Member of Windsor Great Park, a Friend of The Savill Garden or Gift Membership.


Visit Windsor Great Park's parking pages for information on car parks.

Group visits to The Savill Garden

The Savill Garden is perfect for a group visit and Windsor Great Park has launched its new digital group visitors guide for The Savill Garden, detailing a wide selection of tours and experiences for group visits in 2023.

The guide includes details on the ‘The Savill Garden & Royal Heritage Tour’, which provides the opportunity to be immersed in 1000 years of Royal History with a personally guided coach tour of Windsor Great Park. Exclusively for groups, visitors can enjoy the unique national and natural heritage of Windsor Great Park when visiting The Savill Garden. This limited availability tour allows visitors to understand how Windsor Great Park works in the modern day, as well as learning about its long history. The tour, which lasts approximately one and a half hours, will finish with the rare opportunity to disembark from the coach at the top of the Long Walk, providing unique vistas of London and the iconic view from The Copper Horse statue of George III to Windsor Castle beyond.

Alongside this are a varied selection of experiences for groups which include:

• The Savill Garden and River Boat Cruise – three options that include catering for you to choose from
• Windsor Castle and The Savill Garden
• NEW FOR 2023: The Valley Gardens guided tour
The Savill Garden sits in the heart of Windsor Great Park which makes it perfect for rambling groups. We have three recommended walks that you can do from The Savill Garden Visitor Centre which are:

• Through The Deer Park and to the top of The Long Walk (3.8 miles)
• To The Valley Gardens (1.7 miles)
• A lakeside walk of Virginia Water (5.1 miles)

The history and heritage of The Garden is brought to life with a private tour of The Savill Garden, led by one of our guides. And then, why not finish it off with a cream tea or one of our group catering packages from The Savill Garden Kitchen. The Savill Garden offers the perfect group day out. 
With coach parking right beside the main entrance, groups can spend their time exploring all 35 acres, taking in the beautifully curated scenery and experiencing the gentle environment around them. And, accessible to all with special group rates and discounts, now is the perfect time to plan and book your 2023 itineraries.  

For more information and to download the digital groups guide visit

The Savill Garden opening times

The Savill Garden is open all year except for 24 and 25 December (Christmas Eve and Christmas Day).  Visit The Savill Garden website for the exact opening hours of The Savill Garden, Gift Shop and Plant Centre depending on what time of the year you are visiting.

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Off peak*£7.95 per ticket
Adult Peak*£13.95 per ticket
Carer Off peak and Peak*Free
Children 0-4 Years*Free
Children 5-16 Years Off peak*£3.50 per ticket
Children 5-16 Years Peak*£6.50 per ticket
Group Adult Off peak**£6.00 per ticket
Group Adult Peak**£10.00 per ticket

The Savill Garden - Peak prices apply 28 February - 6 November 2023. The Savill Garden - Off peak prices apply 7 November 2023 - 3 March 2024.
*When purchased in advance online
**Minimum group size is ten (10). Free ticket for Group Organiser is available for the 11th person in the group.


Thursday, 16th November 2023 - Tuesday, 2nd January 2024

Windsor Great Park Illuminated ©Mike WillWindsor Great Park IlluminatedLight up your year! Prepare to be captivated as woodland and water at Windsor Great Park come alive with dazzling lights, breath-taking projections and flood-lit fountains.
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Friday, 1st December 2023 - Sunday, 17th December 2023

Sheet music and Christmas decorationsChristmas Carols in The Savill Garden Visitor CentreRelax in The Savill Garden Kitchen as you surround yourself with festive music and carols in The Savill Garden Visitor Centre, performed by local groups and choirs.
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Thursday, 14th December 2023 - Thursday, 14th December 2023

Monday, 18th December 2023 - Monday, 18th December 2023

Friday, 22nd December 2023 - Friday, 22nd December 2023

Thursday, 28th December 2023 - Thursday, 28th December 2023

Friday, 29th December 2023 - Friday, 29th December 2023

Friday, 5th January 2024 - Friday, 5th January 2024

Saturday, 13th January 2024 - Saturday, 13th January 2024

Saturday, 20th January 2024 - Saturday, 20th January 2024

Saturday, 27th January 2024 - Saturday, 27th January 2024

Wednesday, 14th February 2024 - Wednesday, 14th February 2024

Ascot Carriages in Windsor Great ParkAscot Carriages: Carriage rides in Windsor Great ParkEnjoy a scenic carriage ride through The Royal Landscape, Windsor Great Park, with Ascot Carriages.
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  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Facility for service dogs
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors
  • Wheelchair user accessible


  • Cafe
  • Catering for groups
  • Full liquor licence
  • Outdoor eating area
  • Picnic Site - Picnics are not allowed in The Savill Garden but there is a picnic area with chairs and tables at nearby Obelisk Pond
  • Refreshments Available
  • Restaurant
  • Take away food
  • Vegetarians catered for

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing
  • Children’s packs
  • Children's Meals
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Highchair(s) available
  • Outdoor children’s play area

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
  • Gift shop
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours - for groups, minimum 10 people, maximum 25: more than one guide can be booked
  • Guided tours by arrangement
  • Licensed for alcohol
  • Open all year round - Open all year round apart from Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
  • Open New Year
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking - Coaches must be booked in advance.
  • On Site Car Parking - Parking is not included with your ticket and further information and charges can be found on Coaches must be booked in advance.
  • On site parking close by
  • Railway station within 5 miles
  • Secure cycle parking

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Approx length of visit - 3-4 hours
  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Booking essential - for groups
  • Groups Accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 10 people. We welcome groups and invite the Group Leader to speak to our Group Bookings Co-ordinator on 01753 847543
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Countryside Setting
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Information Point

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Min group size numeric qualifier - 10
  • Wi-fi available



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Royanne J
      Feltham, United Kingdom
      Rude staff and manager
      1 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 22nd August 2023
      I had a horrible experience at Savile Gardens today. We bought our tickets online and there was an offer that I found on Google where 1 adult goes for free if there is another full paying adult... Read full review
    • david g
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      Parking charges
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 10th September 2023
      Stopped for a short visit with 2 other families, had a coffee and cake in the visitor centre and walked through the beautiful park to take in the view of the long walk with the castle in the... Read full review
    • GeorgeM926
      Trip Type:
      Chaos Turned into Legoland
      1 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 8th October 2023
      As a long time member of WGP awe are aware that the park management try and cater for all . We have avoided the Virgina Water area for years as it becomes so crowded but each to their own and we... Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    The Savill Garden is a mile from Englefield Green and 4 miles from Windsor Castle. Approach via the A30 from the south and west, and by the A308 from the east and north. It is also close to the M25 (J13), M3 and M4. Look out for brown signs saying 'The Royal Landscape' or 'The Savill Garden'. Visitors using satellite navigation devices should input the destination postcode TW20 0XD.

    Public Transport Directions

    By rail: the nearest rail stations are located at Egham, Windsor and Virginia Water. By bicycle: the National Cycle Route 7 passes through Windsor Great Park, and there is an extensive network of roads and tracks along which cycling is permitted.

    Opening Times

    Open New Year
    Garden: Winter Season (16 Nov 2023 - 29 Jan 2024)
    Monday - Sunday09:00 - 16:30
    Garden: Winter Season (30 Jan 2024 - 3 Mar 2024)
    Monday - Sunday09:00 - 17:00

    * Open all year except 24 and 25 December.

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