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Michelham Priory Garden

The Priory, on a moated island, was founded in 1229 and became incorporated into a country house. The moat and stewponds have garden planting. There is also a physic garden based on the plan which Charlemagne commissioned for St Gall.

Upper Dicker, Hailsham, East Sussex, England, BN27 3QS

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  • about 4 years by Nicola 5 / 5

    Really lovely place to visit. In the heart of the Sussex countryside and in peaceful surroundings. We went in May and this coincided with their Garden & Food Fair.

    The gardens were not over exploited and were loyal to the origins of the property. The walks to the moat area and Millers Property were well thought out with plenty of opportunity for photo opportunities and plenty of resting places along the way.

    I would certainly recommend this garden to people of all ages and interests. From planting to the occasional sculptures, the gardens at Michelham Priory will bring enjoyment to all for many years to come.
  • over 4 years by Honourable de Michel 5 / 5

    Michelham Priory is the home of my 21st great grandfather Gilbert III de Aquila - if you require more details contact:
  • almost 7 years by pete 2 / 5

    A monastry on a moated island, always something to make me perk up.

    The planting is domestic and there is a sense of intimacy.

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Michelham Priory Gardens Photograph © Michelham Priory
Michelham Priory Gardens, East Sussex Photograph © Michelham Priory
Wisteria, Michelham Priory Gardens Photograph © Pete Duxon
Sculpture, Michelham Priory Gardens Photograph © Pete Duxon
Michelham Priory Gardens, May 2009 Photograph © Pete Duxon