First ever winter illuminations coming to RHS Garden Bridgewater

Visitors can follow a twinkling trail around the garden and discover RHS Garden Bridgewater transformed as illuminations light up the night

This November, the world’s leading gardening charity will illuminate all five of its gardens for magical moments throughout the festive season.

A new event on the calendar for 2021, RHS Garden Bridgewater will get its glow on for the  first time this year and tickets go on sale from Thursday 26th August.

Visitors can follow a twinkling trail around the garden and discover RHS Garden Bridgewater transformed as spectacular illuminations light up the night.

Glow illuminations at RHS Garden Hyde Hall. December 2020

See a selection of the garden’s best-loved locations, including the Weston Walled Garden, Chinese Streamside Garden and Ellesmere Lake, as you never have before, and be wowed by the sight of sparkling trees, shrubs and water features basking in the glow.  

The 11-acre Weston Walled Garden, the jewel in the crown of RHS Garden Bridgewater, is believed to be the largest publicly-accessible working walled garden in the UK.

There will be warming drinks and tasty treats to enjoy and the shop will be full of beautiful decorations and gift ideas for all the family.

You’ll find festive treats, beautiful books, exclusive gift ideas and everything you need to deck your halls.

The vision of the Royal Horticultural Society, the world’s leading gardening charity, is to enrich everyone’s life through  plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.

Photo: RHS / Neil Hepworth

The 154-acre RHS Garden Bridgewater garden is the biggest hands-on horticultural project undertaken in Europe since planning permission was granted in 2017.

Around 7.8 million people living within an hour’s journey time of the garden are able to access world-class horticultural inspiration and expertise at the first ever RHS Garden to be located in an urban area.

Glow at RHS Garden Bridgewater runs on selected dates from 17th November until 30th December, from 4.30pm. Pre-booked tickets only. Prices start from £5.50 for RHS members (£2.75 children), and £11 for adult non-members (£5.50 children). For more information and to book, visit


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