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Pure Land Japanese Garden and Meditation Centre

Pure Land, North Clifton, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, NG23 7AT
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Coronavirus Update: Pure Land Japanese Gardens are open Tuesday to Friday - 10:30am to 5:30pm and Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays - 10:00am to 5:30pm. Throughout August and September the Lantern-lit Evening Garden will run every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 7pm to 10pm. The cafe will remain closed until further notice.

Award winning and internationally acclaimed, this hidden gem is a haven of peace and tranquillity. The stunning meditation gardens were lovingly created over thirty-eight years by Buddha Maitreya and offer a little slice of Japanese serenity in rural Nottinghamshire.

Pure Land has a truly magical feel, miles away from your typical English country gardens, with ornamental monuments, trees and plants native to Japan, in addition to the world’s first crystal garden.

Skip carefully along the stepping stones, over bridges and along secret pathways to uncover your favourite area of the gardens or take time out in one of the beautiful decorative seating areas to admire the calm waters of the koi pond. The tea rooms are the perfect spot for a refreshing brew or delicious homemade scone to complete your visit.   

The Meditation centre offers individual tuition for relaxation and meditation, group meditation and regular meditation meetings. 'Perfect Relaxation and Meditation' is available on CD or can be downloaded from the website link at the top of this page.  

The gardens feature in The AA Book “The Inspirational Gardens”, “The Good Garden Guide” and “The Most Amazing Gardens to Visit in Britain” by Readers Digest.

Make sure to pay a visit to the annual Lantern Lit Evening Garden which honours an ancient and venerable Japanese tradition. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in August and September.


Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£7.00 per ticket
Child£4.00 per ticket
Concession£6.00 per ticket

The admission prices now include entry to the Crystal Garden,

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  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.Not on Bank Holiday afternoons
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Max group size - 55
  • Min group size - 10
  • On-Site café/restaurant - An outdoor and indoor cafe serving coffee, tea, refreshments and light meals for a maximum of 45 people
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Establishment Features

  • Public Toilets
  • Staff Fluent in Languages - Other

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking

Opening Times

Pure Land Japanese Garden (28 Mar 2020 - 31 Oct 2020)
Tuesday - Friday10:30 - 05:30
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 05:30

* Open from the last weekend in March until the last weekend in October:
Monday: closed
Tuesday - Friday: 10:30am to 5:30pm
Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays: 10:00am to 5:30pm

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