Discover everything included in your Spring Fair ticket!

One ticket, a Fair-load of seasonal inspiration!

In this helpful guide you can uncover all the garden inspiration to be had with a ticket to the BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair in May 2024.

Experts live on stage

With no need to book, simply drop in to hear from gardening experts to find out how to make the most of the new growing season this spring.

  • BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine Stage: Adam Frost, Frances Tophill and others will take centre stage with the magazine’s insightful editorial team, as they share top tips on how to make the most of your plot this growing season. 
  • Let’s Grow stage: Eager to cultivate your own garden haven or just starting to sow seeds? Head over to the Let’s Grow stage for of grow-your-own inspiration and top tips from a variety of experts.
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Explore all of Beaulieu

Not only does your ticket give you access to the Spring Fair, but also the chance to explore everything Beaulieu has to offer.

  • National Motor Museum
  • Historic Victorian Palace House
  • 800 year old Abbey
  • The monorail, celebrating it’s 50th year in 2024
  • Little Beaulieu adventure playground
  • Cafe, shop, gardens and more
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Garden inspiration

Looking to be inspired for your own plot? The Spring Fair has it all for you to explore!

  • Beautiful Borders: Space-savvy ideas to make the most of your garden no matter the size of your plot.
  • Showcase Gardens: Find inspiration for a productive garden throughout the colder months
  • College Competition: Returning for a second year, horticultural colleges compete to create the best budget-friendly garden. 
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Club Lounge

If you’re a BBC Gardeners’ World Subscriber or a Hillier Gardening Club Member, enjoy access to the Club Lounge, with perks including:

  • Talks from BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine editors with special guests 
  • Additional refreshment options
  • Extra seating
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Just the ticket for you...

Choose the tickets that best suits you, with options including:

  • Under 5s go FREE, and discounted tickets for under 15s. 
  • Discounted Family tickets 
  • Discounted tickets for adults and children with disabilities, plus free carer tickets
  • Concession prices for over 60s
  • BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine subscribers save by using their unique 10-digit subscriber number when booking
  • Discounts for visitors in groups of 15+
  • FREE PARKING available at the Beaulieu attraction for ALL visitors.
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Cloister tours

Join a free tour of the Beaulieu’s historic Abbey and walk in the footsteps of medieval monks from over 800 years ago. 

Tours offer insight into the site’s heritage and how the herb garden shaped the lives of the monks.

Victorian Gardeners will be in the gardens to answer questions and share information on the Abbey’s history, the Cistercian monks that settled there and the history behind their herb garden.

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    Entertainment & BBC Good Food Market

    Enjoy live entertainment throughout your visit, with you’ll find toe-tapping tunes from the Bandstand. With the line-up soon to be announced, there’s something for everyone’s taste!

    Plus, pick up a bespoke picnic with delicious artisanal food for every kind palate available at the BBC Good Food Market.

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    So, what will you do first?

    Your ticket to BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair gives you access to a day blossoming with inspiring gardens, experts, fun activities, and inspiration. 

    Get ready to learn, explore, and have fun alongside fellow nature lovers at the Fair – the ultimate celebration of all things spring!

    New year, new garden, new trends!

    We’re through the garden gate into 2023, with a host of gardening trends blooming throughout the country. From house plants reaching dizzying heights of popularity, to the colour of the year ‘Viva Magenta’, read on for our full list of trends.

    To get up close and personal with fresh garden inspiration, new plants, the latest gardening kit and more, join us in 2023.

    Colour of the Year 2023

    Hand-picked by Pantone, the colour of the year has been named as ‘Viva Magenta. 

    Pantone describe the colour as ‘brave and fearless, and a pulsating colour whose exuberance promotes a joyous and optimistic celebration, writing a new narrative.’

    Discover a world of colour and scent in the stunning Floral Marquee,  bursting with award-winning nurseries and display.

    Sustainable gardening

    Whilst your garden might seem to already be very green, it can always be greener!

    Discover ways you can make gardening more sustainable, like upcycling common items to make stylish features. What was a pallet, hessian bags, bits of pipe, and tin cans, could become a planter, grow bags, water features, and wildlife habitats.

    Be inspired by the BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine editorial team as they’re joined by experts to give tips and advice.

    Grow your own food

    Looking to go from soil to supper this year? Get brilliant advice from the National Allotment Society at the event.

    Peat-free gardening

    Learn about the latest peat-free compost from exhibitors who can offer face-to-face advice.

    Indoor gardening

    Foliage doesn’t just belong outside – bring nature indoors and be inspired by the Houseplant Hub.

    Mindful gardening

    Beautiful Borders returns with this year’s theme ‘My Garden Escape’ to give you space savvy ideas.

    Gardening on a budget

    Discover different ways you can let your garden bloom under a tighter budget, with advice from expert gardeners.

    Fermented foods

    Visit the BBC Good Food Summer Show (with free entry with your ticket!) and discover the latest foodie trends.

    Feeling inspired? Find out what else is happening at BBC Gardeners’ World Live this June!