Visit the Gardens by Appointment

Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don't.” Bill Nye 

  Would you like to visit Distant Hill Gardens but haven't been able to make it on a day that we are open to the public?

Schedule a Self-guided Tour of the Gardens

We realize many of you would love to visit the Gardens, but can't make it on one of our very limited 'Open Garden' weekend days. If you would like to visit Distant Hill Gardens on a day we are not open to the public please Contact Us with a date and time. If Michael is available he will confirm the date and you can tour the gardens at your own pace for up to two hours.

 Charge for a Self-guided Tour: $10 per adult

Schedule a Private Guided Tour of Distant Hill

We are happy to accommodate your group OF ANY SIZE

for an approximately two hour guided tour of Distant Hill


Whether it's your family or friends visiting from out of town, your garden club, or your school group, there is something at Distant Hill Gardens and Nature Trail worth exploring. With a private tour you'll get to learn about Distant Hill directly from its designer and builder, Michael Nerrie. He will tailor your tour so you can learn more about what interests you at Distant Hill, be it:

  • Ornamental gardening
  • Vegetable gardening
  • Native plants 
  • Wetlands  
  • Our Accessible Nature Trail 
  • Our Geology Trail
  • ... and more! 

 There is a $125 charge for a two hour Private Guided Tour

 Please Note: All proceeds from 'Private Guided Tours'

and 'Self-guided Tours' go toward our

'Accessible Trail Fund'

to help make the property more accessible to everyone.