Tickets and Fair information

The BBC Gardeners’ World Autumn Fair takes place from 10am to 5pm from Friday 1 to Sunday 3 September 2023 in the grounds of English Heritage’s Audley End House and Garden, Essex.

Extend the gardening season with plants, shopping, BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine editors with guests including Adam Frost, Arit Anderson and Frances Tophill, inspirational Showcase Gardens and Beautiful Borders, BBC Good Food Market, entertainment, access to Audley End House and Gardens, and more. 

ADULTS Book tickets here >

10am entry: £22.30; 12pm entry: £18.80; 1:30pm entry: £15.30

CONCESSION (65+ and NUS Card)

10am entry: £20.15; 12pm entry: £17.00; 1:30pm entry: £13.80


10am entry: £13.70; 12pm entry: £11.30; 1:30pm entry: £9.20 (Children under 5, FREE)

Make your day extra special by booking onto a Plant Expert Tour or hands on workshop. Find out more below!

Access exclusive Member rate tickets, with benefit of entry to the Fair at any time and free BBC Magazine voucher.

You’ll need your Membership number to book, and bring your valid Membership card with you on the day to validate your Membership rate.

ADULT Members £11.50
CONCESSION Members £10.35
CHILDREN AGED 5-17 Members £6.90

(Children under 5, FREE)

Make your day extra special by booking onto a Plant Expert Tour or hands on workshop. Find out more below!

If you are a BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine Subscriber, please book tickets using your unique 10-digit subscriber number, to access your Subscriber ticket rate. You’ll find this on the envelope that your magazine arrives in, above your address.

If you are a digital-only subscriber, you can log in to your account, and go to my subscription to find your 12-digit number starting with RC.

Subscriber early bird offer ends 16 June 2023 and subsequent offers end 16 August 2023.

(All offers exclude 1.30pm entry tickets and added extras. Offers from 11 June 2023 do not apply, also, to Saturday tickets.

All parking passes should be booked in advance at the time of booking Fair tickets.

Car Parking at the fair is charged at £5 in advance. Caravans, trailers, coaches and minibuses not permitted.

Blue Badge car parking is FREE but a parking ticket is required. Blue Badge must be displayed alongside your parking ticket.

If you plan to travel travel by foot, bike, motorbike, public transport or car-share with someone who has an advance parking ticket, you can select ‘No Parking Required’.

Coaches can drop off and pick up, by prior arrangement only, in the Audley End Miniature Railway car park, then heading to Swan Meadow to park for the day.

Plant Expert Tours; £7.50. Find out more here >

Oyster Mushroom Workshops; £10. Find out more here >

Adults: £18.95

Concessions (65+ and official student card): £17.10

Children aged 5-16: £11.65

(Under 5s FREE)

Find out more here, and fill out the SEE Tickets Groups Booking Form to start planning your great day out

The show is open from 9:30am to 5pm. When booking tickets, you will be asked to select an entry time to arrive from. You can arrive any time from this time. These are:
• 10.00am
• 12.00pm
• 1:30pm

English Heritage Member tickets are not time restricted and can arrive any time from 10am

A £3.95 admin fee will be added per e-ticket order. This covers the costs of processing your order, packing and delivering the tickets to you. This fee can also apply to tickets arranged for collection. The transaction fee applies per order not per ticket. A transaction fee does not apply to orders of only additional ‘add-on’ items.