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You can easily reach Northernhay Gardens by train. The nearest station is Exeter Central, which is served by Great Western Railway. Once you exit Exeter Central, you’ll reach the gardens within a 1-minute walk.

Whether you want a picnic or just a stroll through to discover the different kinds of colourful flowers and plants, these gardens aren’t to be missed! Whilst you’re exploring Northenhay Gardens you’ll find the neighbouring Rougemont Gardens. Originally built as part of Exeter Castle’s defences just like Northenhay, parts of the historic Roman wall can be found within these glorious gardens too!

Visit the Northernhay Gardens, Exeter website for opening information.


Whilst the current government advice is to only travel if your journey is essential, we will update this page as the situation changes. We will always provide official information on how to visit this attraction safely and responsibly by train.


This attraction has free entry for all.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays07:50 - 18:15
Saturday 07:50 - 18:15
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
During normal staffed hours.
Customer Service notes
Please call our Customer Services Centre on 03457 000 125 (07:00-22:00 every day)
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces50
Carpark charges
Three Monthly£328.50
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces8
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Lifts to all platforms and also long route via ramped footbridge to all platforms

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are available

Departures and arrivals from Exeter Central

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Exeter Central station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to ExmouthGreat Western Railway23:172On time
to Exeter St David'sGreat Western Railway23:222On time
to Exeter St David'sSouth Western Railway23:522On time
to Exeter St David'sGreat Western Railway00:172On time
to ExmouthGreat Western Railway08:222Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Exeter St David'sGreat Western Railway23:162On time
from ExmouthGreat Western Railway23:212On time
from SalisburySouth Western Railway23:522On time
from ExmouthGreat Western Railway00:162On time
from Exeter St David'sGreat Western Railway08:212Scheduled
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