Borde Hill Gardens, Haywards Heath
Set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with spectacular views over the Sussex Weald and the Ouse Valley, Borde Hill’s grounds extend to over 200 acres across the garden, woodland and parkland. The 17 acres of formal garden are designed in a series of outdoor ‘rooms’, each with its own distinctive character, colour and scent.
Distance: 10 miles | 20 minutes approximately
Tel: 01444 450326
Nymans Gardens, Handcross
Own by the National Trust, Nymans is a garden lovers' home for all seasons, with an extensive yet intimate garden set around a romantic house and ruins.
Distance: 4 miles | 8 minutes approximately
High Beeches, Handcross
With 27 acres of woodland, water gardens, and a collection of rare, exotic and award-winning plants, High Beeches Garden is a botanical treasure trove, and one of Sussex's finest gardens. Home to a plant collection that includes specimens from many parts of the world. It's a hidden gem in the High Weald of West Sussex.
Distance: 6 miles | 10 minutes approximately
Tel: 01444 400589
Wakehurst Place, Haywards Heath
Beautiful botanic gardens located in West Sussex and managed by Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Set in 465 acres of country estate, Wakehurst boasts ornamental gardens, temperate woodlands, a nature reserve, and an Elizabethan mansion.
Picture courtesy of Jim Holden
Distance: 14 miles | 25 minutes approximately
Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens described as ‘The Finest Woodland Gardens in England.’ First planted in 1801, the Grade I Listed gardens on the 240-acre estate features outstanding scenery throughout the year and is particularly majestic as it blooms in spring or takes on the glorious colours of autumn.
Distance: Opposite South Lodge!