Come and enjoy the sight and scent of thousands of roses in flower at Rosemoor's five-week long Rose Festival (15 June – 21 July) – a breath-taking showcase of the beauty and diversity of roses.
Boasting one of the UK’s largest collections of roses, Rosemoor is home to two dedicated rose gardens with more than 200 different varieties and more than 2000 roses. From cottage garden climbers, to bright and beautiful container roses – there is a rose to inspire everyone and suit all gardens.

 Festival highlights

Rose Weekend and Craft Market

Friday 21 and Saturday 22 June 10am – 5pm
Sunday 23 June 10am – 4pm

Don't miss Rosemoor's Rose Weekend, supported by Atkins Ferrie Wealth Management. Featuring a floral-themed craft and food market in the Garden Room, plus free, guided walks of the beautiful rose gardens with Rosemoor's curatorial staff.

Roses in the spotlight

Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June
Plant Centre

Get expert advice and browse and buy roses in the Plant Centre. Talks at 11.30am and 2.30pm.

‘Rosemoor Late’ openings

In July – Friday 5, Saturday 6, Thursday 11, Thursday 18 and Friday 26 July
Garden open until 9pm. Last entry 8pm.

Discover Rosemoor after hours, as live music drifts through the gardens and the fragrance of the roses reaches its peak. Delicious evening meals will be served in the Garden Kitchen restaurant – pre-book a table to avoid disappointment.

Free entry for RHS members, only £5 for non-members after 5pm.

Floristry demonstrations

Every Tuesday (18 June – 16 July) Small Garden Room 2.30 – 4pm

Get hints and tips from expert florists, who will demonstrate flower arrangements featuring roses. A different arrangement will be made each Tuesday.

18 June and 16 July – Melissa Baker, Honeybee Floral Art
25 June, 2 July and 9 July – Cath Kenny, Catkin Blooms

Free with normal garden admission

Celebrate Summer self-guided trail

1 June – 1 September

Take a scented journey through the  garden to discover stunning roses and their fascinating stories, including some of the oldest and most fragrant varieties.

Garden Kitchen restaurant

Enjoy a delectable range of rose-infused treats, served in the Garden Kitchen restaurant throughout the festival, from rose meringues and rose and raspberry cakes, to the restaurant's much-lauded Turkish delight coffee.

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The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.