RHS Garden Bridgewater is the latest addition to the RHS Garden collection, opened in May 2021.
Easy to get to using the direct shuttle bus from Manchester Piccadilly station, you can now get 30% off the entry fee if you travel there using public transport. Find out more
How to get to RHS Bridgewater by train?
Travelling to RHS Bridgewater by train is simple with Avanti West Coast trains running direct from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly.
Once you're off the Avanti West Coast train you can hop onto the direct shuttle bus which takes just over 45 minutes and runs from 1 April to 1 October. The Bridgewater express shuttle bus runs seven days a week, from Manchester Piccadilly, Salford Crescent and Walkden stations to the garden. Adult ticket prices start from £2 single.
- Monday – Saturday, departs Manchester Piccadilly at 09:35 & 11:35 (Returns from RHS Bridgewater at 14:35 & 16:45).
- Sunday, departs Manchester Piccadilly at 09:20 & 11:20 (Returns from RHS Bridgewater at 14:20 & 16:20).
- Off-season (from 2 October to 31 March), you can change at Manchester Piccadilly onto a Northern service to Salford Crescent, changing there for Walkden (2 mile walk to the Garden).
What to do at RHS Bridgewater
The newest addition to the RHS Garden collection, RHS Bridgewater is 154 acres of glorious gardens set in Salford's historical landscape. It was curated and continues to evolve with help from award-winning designers as well as input from the local community. Once you arrive, your first stop is the Worsley Welcome Garden which provides contemporary architectural topiary and lush seasonal planting. And from there, it's up to you which path you take to explore the garden.
There is a walled Paradise Garden with its awe-inspiring blend of Mediterranean and Asiatic planting; the Weston Walled Garden, one of the largest Victorian walled gardens in the UK – an impressive sight to behold. Or, discover the abundant crops growing in the Kitchen Garden, relax and indulge your senses in the Community Wellbeing Garden.
The winding paths of the new jewel border of the Chinese Streamside Garden will lead you straight to the Woodland Play area, set within cool and shady Middle Wood perfect for every explorer whatever age. Find out more about RHS Garden Bridgewater
About RHS Bridgewater
RHS Garden Bridgewater is the fifth RHS garden and one of the largest gardening projects undertaken in Europe in recent years. The transformation of this 154-acre green space will enrich the lives of local communities and their environment for the future.
Ways to save on your train ticket to RHS Bridgewater
When you’re ready to head to RHS Bridgewater, there are plenty of ways to save on your journey. First, travel at off-peak times to get a discount on your tickets. Off-peak times are when the trains are quieter, so that’s before or after rush hour. You can also book tickets directly with Avanti West Coast to avoid booking fees and save when you pay. Purchasing a Railcard can save you up to a third of your fares.
If you’re travelling with the whole family, a family and friends Railcard can get you a discount on fares for everyone in your party, which can be up to four adults and four children. Save a third of the cost of adult fares and save 60 per cent on children���s fares. Use your family and friends Railcard as much as you want for as long as it’s valid, and save on all your excursions.
Download the app today and get your train tickets to RHS Garden Bridgewater. Buy your train tickets your way with Apple Pay, Google Pay, PayPal Credit, or another debit card in your digital wallet. Get the best deals, reserve your seat, and track your train all from the app. Make taking the train better than ever with Avanti West Coast.