Harold Hillier Gardens (formerly known as the Hillier Arboretum)
hold one of the greatest collections of hardy trees and
the world. Started by the late Sir Harold Hillier in 1953 and
given in trust to Hampshire County Council in 1977, the Gardens
now extend to 180 acres.
Within this unique collection of more than 42,000 plants (12,500
different types), visitors will find much of interest throughout
To discover whether a particular plant or group of plants is
represented in the collection, you can search their online plant
records database. The information available includes the locations
for most plants within the Gardens.