houses and gardens

GREAT DIXTER HOUSE

LGreat Dixter House and Gardens, Dixter Road, Northiam, East Sussex                                                                                         ocated off the A28 at Northiam

15th Century House surrounded by meadows with a rich biodiversity of plants, orchids and wildflowers against a backdrop of yew topiary. Cafe. Plants for sale

Open 1st April to 28th October 11 am to 5 pm

 

PASHLEY MANOR

Pashley Manor Gardens, Ticehurst, Wadhurst, East Sussex                                                                                         Located off the B2099 at Ticehurst Village

Walk through wisteria covered gates to visit the flower strewn lawns. Throughout the seasons see daffodils, magnificent tulips, bluebells and fruit trees. Cafe and gift shop.

Open 1st April to 30th September 11 am to 5 pm

 

SHEFFIELD PARK

Sheffield Park & Garden, Sheffield Park, Uckfield, East Sussex                                                                                         Located off the A275 Nr. Uckfield

Famous for autumnal hues of majestic cypress, maples, oaks and birch mirrored in the lakes. Cafe shop and plants

Open 1st January to 1st March and 10th November 10. am to 4 pm.

 

MERRIMENTS

Merriments Gardens, Hawkhurst Road, Hurst Green, East Sussex                                                                                         Located off Hawkhurst Road, Hurst Green

Colourful gardens set in gently sloping farmland. Cafe and extensive nursery selling unusual plants

Open 1st April to 14th October 10 am to 5 pm

 

BATEMANS

Bateman's, Bateman's Lane, Etchingham, East Sussex                                                                                         Located in Burwash

Mullioned Jacobean home of Rudyard Kipling set amidst daffodils, bluebells and woodland, Cafe. Shop

Open 1st March to 23 November 10 am to 5 pm

 

MICHELHAM PRIORY

Michelham Priory Gardens, Upper Dicker, Hailsham, East Sussex                                                                                         Located at Upper Dicker

Medieval house and garden filled with medlars, quinces,walnut and sweet chestnut trees, with magnolias and herbs surrounded by a moat

Closed for winter

 

HERSTMONCEUX CASTLE AND GARDENS

Medium herstmonceux may 2009 originalLocated in Herstmonceux

Fifteenth century moated castle surrounded by lawns overhung wit old Spanish chestnut trees and roses and walled gardens. Woodland and folly

Open mid April to October 10 am to 6 pm