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Great Fosters


Sitting in 50 acres of gardens and parkland, Great Fosters was designed by Gilbert jenkins and W H Romaine Walker. One of the very best Arts and Crafts gardens in Europe, Great Fosters has undergone recent restoration works by Kim Wilkie.

Where is Great Fosters located?

Great Fosters sits at the edge of Egham, in Surrey. It's just minutes from junction 13 or 11 of the M25 or the A30.

What style of garden is Great Fosters?

Features include statuary and topiary, with a knot garden, a wisteria-clad Japanese bridge, fountain and a magnificent sunken rose garden with lily pond.  There is a vast glasshouse and a productive kitchen garden, along with an apiary.  Four secret gardens are a delight to discover, and the grassed amphitheatre is a unique attraction, sitting at the end of a stunning lime avenue.  You can walk through woodland round the lake and spot the sculptures nestled in the gardens. 

What can guests enjoy at Great Fosters?

Having explored the gardens at length, visitors can enjoy a spot of lunch, afternoon tea or dinner, out on the terrace, or in cooler weather, indoors in one of the cpsy louges or bar.

Top facilities

Dog/Pet friendly

Parking Available

Disabled Access

Facilities & information


16th century buildings

17th century buildings

Free admission

No smoking

Dog/Pet friendly

Art and sculpture


Free car parking (on site)


Electric Vehicle Charging


Disabled Access

Parking Available



Tea Room


Extra info

Garden Acreage: 30

Parkland Acreage: 20

Nearest Airport: Heathrow

Nearest Airport Time: 15 minutes

Nearest Airport Distance (in miles): 7

Nearest Train Station: Egham

Nearest Railway Time: 5 minutes

Nearest Railway Distance: 2

Open Times: All year, Daily 09:00-17:00.

Price Details: Admission Free

Arrival information and directions

Address: Stroude Road, Egham, Surrey, EghamTW20 9UR, United Kingdom

From the north or west London: Exit the M25 at junction 13 and follow the signs for Egham and then Great Fosters.

From the south exit the M25 at Junction 11 and take the A320 towards Woking.  At the large roundabout take the 2nd exit and at the enxt roundabout go straight on past the hospital on your left.  At the mini roundabout turn left and then immediately right into Hardwick Lane.  Go all the way to the end and turn right.  Go under the railway line and up the hill to the traffic lights.  Go straight over (Stroude Road) and Great Fosters is about 1 1/2 miles on the right hand side.

From the West travelling on the A30)

Turn right onto Christchurch Road by the traffic lights by The Wheatsheaf Pub at Virginia Water.  Go straight over the roundabout and past two parades of shops on the right.  At the traffic lights turn left into Stroude Road and Great Fosters is about 1 1/2 miles on the right hand side.

The nearest trail station is Egham.

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