A late-nineteenth century garden started by a keen horticulturalist. Col. Stephenson Clarke bought the property in 1893. The collection of trees and shrubs is outstanding but there is also an attractive Arts and Crafts garden near the house with terraces and herbaceous planting. Several copses, including Warren Wood and Stone Pits, are planted with exotic trees and shrubs. A restoration grant was made by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Borde Hill Lane, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, England, RH16 1XP
Opening times 2013: 23rd March â€“ 3rd Nov 2013 daily, 10 am-6 pm (or dusk if earlier)
Admission rates: â€¢ Adults: £8.00 (£8.80 gift aid) â€¢ Concession: £7.50 â€¢ Children: £5.00 â€¢ Group £7.00
12 months by Jane 5 / 5We joined as annual members this spring and have not been disappointed. It is a beautiful garden and we really enjoyed the activities and events. We love the relaxed atmosphere, not many places let you BBQ, picnic and bring along your four-legged friends!
almost 2 years by Katrina Underwood 3 / 5Visited in August - basically a nice garden but needs a bit of TLC in places.
about 2 years by Adam Hodge 4 / 5For the plants-person this place is tremendous...lots of very fine plants , much in fine maturity probably best visited in the late spring or early summer months. The various gardens-Italian, Rose, Mediterranean and others are in various states of well-being.
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