Royal Horticultural Society

The Royal Horticultural Society is now the UK's leading gardening charity dedicated to advancing horticulture and promoting good gardening. Our goal is to help people share a passion for plants, to encourage excellence in horticulture and inspire all those with an interest in gardening.

Venue Type:

Garden, parklands or rural site, Association or society

Opening hours

The four Royal Horticultural Society gardens are Harlow Carr in North Yorkshire, Hyde Hall in Essex, Rosemoor in Devon and Wisley in Surrey. Opening times for these venues can be found by visiting the RHS website and following the What's On tab.

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

RHS London Harvest Festival Show and Harvest Festival Late

  • 6 — 7 October 2015

This popular festival is a celebration of all things autumn. The show is a foodie feast where visitors can see, taste and buy seasonal produce from some of the UK’s best nurseries, growers and independent food producers as they come together to celebrate all things autumnal.

The ever popular Harvest Festival Late will return on the evening of the 6 October, celebrating all that is fun during harvest including prize winning fruit and vegetables, seasonal food and drink and music.


RHS London Shades of Autumn Show

  • 23 — 24 October 2015

An art and design show celebrating the beauty of autumn colour. The show will be packed full of inspirational planting ideas to extend the gardening season, with stands providing advice on plants ideal for autumn interest.

The show also features the Shades of Autumn ornamental competition, photography exhibits and a one-of a kind installation by CityScapes telling the story of RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015 from planning and the build-up to show-time and break down through behind-the-scenes films, exhibitor stories, short animations, photographs and visitor sound bites.


Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Garden Explorers Club

Become an RHS Garden Explorer and get digging and discovering. Joining the RHS Garden Explorers opens up a world of exciting events, hands-on gardening and benefits for all the family.

How to obtain

Log on for a full list of benefits. A family membership is £68 for one year. You can also call 0845 130 4646 for more information.

Royal Horticultural Society
80 Vincent Square
Greater London



Membership enquiries


General enquiries

0845 2605000

Membership enquiries

0845 0621111

Gardening advice (RHS memebers)

0845 2608000

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.