The Gardens of the Rose are now closed for the summer season of 2015. We look forward to welcoming you in June 2016.
The Gardens contains over 20,000 roses
Enjoy afternoon tea at the Gardens Tea Room
We are delighted to have been granted our Civil Marriage & Partnership Ceremonies licence
Find out how to name a rose after a loved one
Become a member of the Royal National Rose Society and join a worldwide community of rose lovers
Welcome to the Royal National Rose Society. Since 1876, the RNRS has supported and promoted this most iconic of flowers in all manner of ways, from encouraging best practices in propagation to trialling new species. Membership is open to all and includes unlimited access to our website, which offers guidance on all aspects of rose growth and care, together with all year round entry to the Society's showpiece Gardens of the Rose in Hertfordshire. Explore our pages to find out more about the Gardens themselves, the Society's work in general and the important benefits you can enjoy as an RNRS member.
Bernard Williams, President