Gardens & Stately Homes

South East England’s wealth of internationally renowned gardens are a must see when in the region.

Within the rolling countryside and hidden villages of Sussex there is an abundance of gardens to visit. One of the most well know Capability Brown designed gardens, Sheffield Park garden is located in East Sussex. Other highlights in Sussex include Great Dixter house and Gardens, Batemans, Nymans Garden, and Pashley Manor.

Kent is only a short drive away, and is rightly known as the ‘Garden of England’ with over 180 gardens open to the public. Visit some of its highlights such as Sissinghurst Castle Gardens, Scotney Castle Garden or the Gardens at Chartwell.

Explore our gallery below to view other Gardens and Stately homes in the South East.

Bodiam Castle

Haywards Heath, Sussex, RH17 6TN
Wakehurst is set within a varied landscape of the large country estate featuring the beautiful botanic gardens, natural woodland and lakes, water features and an Elizabethan Mansion.

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Pashley Manor Ticehurst

Near Wadhurst, East Sussex,TN5 7HE
Pashley Manor is 11 acres of award winning gardens offering colour and interest throughout the year. Enjoy the romantic English landscaping within the backdrop of the Tudor house and beautiful Sussex countryside.

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Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 2AB
Immerse yourself in the history and beauty of the world renowned Sissinghurst Castle Gardens. With its walled gardens it is among one of the most famous gardens in England and hosts a Grade 1 listed building.

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Sheffield Park & Garden

Uckfield, East Sussex,TN22 3QX
Acres of beautiful landscape garden bordered by historic parkland and woodland. Originally designed by the famous Capability Brown in the 18th Century it is now owned by the national trust.

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Great Dixter House & Garden

Northiam, Rye, TN31 6PH
Great Dixter is made up of three unique houses of which the first was built in the 15th Century, along with its garden in the arts and crafts style featuring lovely long borders with an orchard and wild flower meadow.

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Groombridge Place

Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3 9QG
A fantastic moated manor house, noted for its formal gardens, vineyards and bird of prey sanctuary. Beautiful award winning gardens whilst the children enjoy the enchanted forest with its giant swings and zip wires.

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Nymans Gardens

Handcross, Sussex, RH17 6EB
Set in the beautiful countryside this is a garden for all seasons, discover hidden corners through stone archways and stroll the tree lined avenues. Everyday there are guided walks and talks in the garden and woods.

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Battle Abbey

Burwash, East Sussex, TN19 7DS
Most notable as the home to famous author Rudyard Kipling who lived at Bateman’s from 1902 to his death in 1936. Within the 300 acre estate explore the beautiful gardens that surround the old stone house which has plenty to take in.

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Westerham, Kent, TN16 1PS
The family home of Sir Winston Churchill, the house paints a portrait of the Churchill family, still much as it was when they lived there. Within the Chartwell estate explore and enjoy the stunning gardens with the rose walk, lakes and so much more.

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