Ness Botanic Gardens is a collection of botanic show gardens situated in the area of Ness in between the cities of Liverpool and Chester. The garden was created in 1898 by Arthur Kilpin Bulley who was a plant enthusiast that wanted to bring plants from around the world to Ness and the gardens have since become one of the UK’s major botanic gardens since 1898. In the late 1940s, the gardens were donated to the University of Liverpool after Bulley's death and still today the gardens exist with the University adding emphasis that the gardens is used to educate the public on plant species.
The gardens are situated in between Liverpool and Chester. If travelling by car, the gardens are situated just off the A540 in which it is also signposted. By bus, you can either get the 487 or 488 from Liverpool to the gardens which run to and from every half hour or get the 22 bus from Chester.
Opening Times and Admission
Entrance to the gardens comes at cost of £4.50 for adults and 1.50 for children in the winter with entrance priced at around £8.50 in the spring, summer and autumn months. The gardens are open from 10 am- 4.30pm seven days a week. There is an onsite cafe.