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Riverhill Himalayan Gardens

Riverhill Himalayan Gardens, Riverhill, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 0RR
01732 459777
Average time spent - 3 hours
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Things to do at Riverhill Himalayan Gardens review

Riverhill Himalayans Gardens really is a hidden gem in Sevenoaks. Just outside Sevenoaks town centre it is open from March to November but please check their website for times and dates as they change with the seasons.

You can spend a couple of hours or take a picnic and explore all day. We often pop there for a couple of hours on a Sunday afternoon. There is ample free parking, albeit on a steep hill, with disabled parking level with the house. On entry, there is a hut where you buy your tickets, and just behind that is the lovely tearoom with seating both inside and out. This gets very busy in the warmer months.

Next to the tearoom is the toy shed with plenty to keep younger children occupied including ride on toys. In the garden itself, there are different areas, sculptures and water features to find along with its famous yeti who hides up in the woods – this is a steep, off-the-beaten-track climb but well worth it for the kid’s faces.

Riverhill has a fantastic playground with a death-defying slide more suited to older children (but toddlers seem to love it too), along with a smaller slide, playhouse, climbing frame and a maze! Each season brings a different feel to Riverhill. Famous for its rhododendrons and bluebells in the spring, the amazing scent from the rose garden in the Summer and the gorgeous colours of autumn along with lots of sweet chestnuts.

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FAQ and Further Information Riverhill Himalayan Gardens

Is there food and drink available?

There is a tea room and an ice cream hut. As well as the very delicious cakes you are able to buy sandwiches and salads but they aren’t cheap. You can take a picnic though and there are lots of areas with tables or you can take a blanket and have a “proper” picnic.

What are the main things to do?

Toy shed including ride-on toys, gardens with different areas including a Yeti hiding in the woods. Playground with slides, playhouse, climbing frame and a maze. There are toilets, a shop and a tea room.

What are the ticket prices?

*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *An adult ticket is £9.00 and a child 4-16 are £6.50. Under 4’s are free.

Is there parking?

There is free parking.

When are they open?

The Riverhill Himalayan Gardens are open from mid March until the end of October. For up to date opening times and dates please follow this link.

Dog friendly?

Dogs are allowed anywhere in our Gardens, except for the play area, toy shed and Café. We have a lovely terrace outside the Café where you can sit with them.

Are they accessible?

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