For special occasions

The venues at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens offer elegant spaces for special occasions.

Our venues are available to hire Monday to Friday and at weekends subject to availability. Private hire is not available on bank holidays.

Our onsite catering team can provide menus for all occasions, and we are pleased to provide free access to our world-renowned gardens for your guests. Visit our food and drinks page for more information on the catering services we provide.

For more information on price and availability, please email

Jermyn’s House

Jermyn’s House was originally the home of the Hillier family, but it is now possible to hire the ground floor rooms for exclusive use.

The rooms available are the Sir Harold Hillier Room, Queens' Room, Panel Room and Garden Restaurant.

The Courtyard Café, in the visitor pavilion, is also available for evening hire and can seat up to 80 people.

Queens’ Room

This dual aspect room overlooks Sir Harold Hillier’s private garden to the side and Magnolia Avenue to the front.

The room is available for private hire with capacity for up to 30 people for a table service meal.

This is an ideal room for celebrations. Enjoy a family get together over afternoon tea or for a special birthday or hold your anniversary celebration with more formal dining.

The Queens’ Room can be hired Monday – Sunday for day or evening functions.

A group sharing a toast

Sir Harold Hillier Room

This smaller room is suitable for up to 12 guests dining.

The hire of this room can be combined with the Queen's Room to allow for dining for a total of 42 guests, or with the Panel and Queen's Room for buffet style celebrations or wakes for up to 65 people.

The Sir Harold Hillier Room can be hired Monday – Sunday for day or evening functions.

Sir Harold Hillier Room at the Gardens

Garden Restaurant

This is a superb area for larger family celebrations or for corporate events.

The adjacent courtyard offers an additional outside area for guests to mingle or drinks to be enjoyed.

The Garden Restaurant can accommodate up to 60 guests for a formal table service meal or up to 90 guests for a buffet style celebration.

The hire of the Garden Restaurant can be combined with the Queen’s Room, Panel Room and Sir Harold Hillier Room to allow guests additional space to relax and enjoy the evening.

The Garden Restaurant is available for hire in evenings only.

Find out more about food and drink at the Garden Restaurant

Child enjoying afternoon tea

Courtyard Café

The Courtyard Café is situated at the Visitor Pavilion, designed by Hampshire County Council architects in 2003. There is ample parking close to the Pavilion with accessible entry.

The restaurant is available for evening hire and can seat up to 80 people and can also be suitable for corporate events. The Courtyard Café offers stunning views across the Valley of Fire feature and a horizon of Hampshire countryside.

Find out more about food and drink at the Courtyard Café