Southsea Rose Garden

Southsea Rose Garden/Lumps Fort



Esplanade, Southsea, Portsmouth, PO4 9RU.

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Free, Pay parking is nearby the seafront. Garden has two entrances. Accessible either via the seafront or few minutes walk away to the east side of Canoe Lake will take you to the back entrance of the garden.

Opening times:

Open till dusk during summer.

It is a lovely place for a stroll close to the Southsea beach. Apparently there are 40 varieties of roses in here but please visit the place in June or July when the roses are in full bloom. Even if it is close to the seafront and busy road, it is guarded by the walls hence protected from all the wind and noise coming from the seafront. It is really quiet and peaceful and there are plenty of seats available where you can either sit back and enjoy the roses or read a book. There are pathways among the rose beds so you can walk around and enjoy each section of colours and scent of the roses. If the sun is shining, capture some amazing pictures too!

Interested in walking down the Promenade afterwards? You might also want to visit Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Click the link to read more.


Is there free parking available Southsea rose garden?

Parking is not free as there is no separate parking for the garden. But you can park either on the roadside on the seafront / in the car park near the rose garden. You can pay using coins or RingGo parking app.

Is there an entry free for Rose garden?

No there is no entry free , it is completely free for public

What are the opening times ?

It is open from 8 in the morning till 8 in the evening

What is the post code for Southsea rose garden?

Use PO4 9RU if you using a GPS navigator

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