Member-only Walks and Talks

Plants from the Southern Hemisphere

Plants from the Southern Hemisphere

Updated 2 July. Following guidance from the government, outdoor spaces at Hillsborough Castle are now open Thursday-Sunday. The castle will re-open 30 July. Please read our visit information.



Ticketing Information

Tickets cost £10

Please be aware, these events have been cancelled. 

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

Led by Gardener Sarah Johnston, who as a New Zealander has a special interest in plants from this part of the world.

In this walk and talk you'll be introduced to some of the plants of the Southern Hemisphere which grow especially well in Northern Ireland.

The walk will also take you through the Glen and Lost Garden.

We recommend sturdy footwear as paths can be rough and the route may involve steep steps.

In light of the current situation regarding COVID-19 coronavirus, these events have now been cancelled.

Those who have already booked tickets for this event will be contacted in due course. Due to the volume of bookings, please bear with us but rest assured we will get in touch with everyone.

We have not taken the decision to cancel these events lightly and would like to apologise for any inconvenience these cancellations have caused.

A family of two women, a boy and a girl relax and admire the colourful planting in the Rose Garden at Hampton Court Palace. The Tudor palace can be seen in the background
Things to see

Discover an abundance of colour in the grounds of the historic Tudor buildings at Hampton Court Palace.


Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Luna Cinema event at Kensington Palace, with crowds of people watching Rocketman on a summer's evening outdoors.

The stunning gardens of Hampton Court Palace will be the setting for a unique cinematic experience this summer.

30 July - 2 August 2020

Hampton Court Palace

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

A family of two women, a boy and a girl walk through the Wilderness at Hampton Court Palace in the shade. The little boy is eating an ice cream and they are surrounded by greenery
Things to see

Wander through this treasure of the Hampton Court Gardens, which was once Charles II's formal pleasure garden and is now a wild meadow.


Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Lifestyle imagery of picnic ware

Shop Picnicware

Enjoy fine dining outdoors with our magnificent picnic hampers. Discover our luxury hampers and exquisite picnic blankets.

From £19.99

White background. Main image is of a bronze finished garden ornament of a miniature dachshund which is sold in the shops and online.

Dachshund bronze finish garden ornament

This playful bronze effect dachshund will charm any new owner. This fun decorative garden ornament features a miniature dachshund dog standing on its hind legs and is inspired by the history of royal dogs.


Luxury peacock hanging decoration with exquisite embroidered design

Luxury peacock hanging decoration

Bring a sparkling touch to your Christmas tree with our glittering luxury hanging decoration in the shape of a peacock.