You used to be able to walk around for free, but now you have to pay. It's worth it though.
I still like to have a wander around from time to time and enjoy the flowers. If I go with the children from school I get to feed the ducks as well!
I last visited on Saturday morning before taking myself off to Strawberry Fair, so I had a colourful day, though the gardens were a good deal quieter.
Thank goodness for digital photography; I used to shoot ridiculous amounts of film here!
The glasshouses are spectacular and a welcome refuge if it rains.
And there's a nice cafe where you can sit outside and enjoy this view: