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English Gardens & Historic Houses

English Gardens & Historic Houses

Nymans Gardens - 8 miles

Bought in the late 1800’s by Ludwig Messel, as his dream family home, Nymans has plants collected from around the world. A place to and enjoy a peaceful country garden, relax all year round.

Borde Hill Gardens - 7 miles

Borde Hill is a stunningly beautiful and botanically rich heritage Garden, set within 200 acres of traditional parkland, with regular events and guided walks, perfect picnic spots by the lake and a brilliant woodland play area for children.

Pashley Manor Gardens - 27.8 miles

A quintessentially English garden, located on the Sussex and Kent border.  Pashley Manor is a winner of the HHA / Christie's Garden Of The Year Award and 'One of the finest gardens in England'

High Beeches - 6.3 Miles

27 acres of majestic woodland and water gardens, full of rare, exotic and unusual plants, high beeches is particularly famed for its incredible display of autumn colour. 

Gravetye Gardens - 2.8 Miles

 Gravetye Manor was once the home of the revolutionary gardener William Robinson. Today, the garden has matured to show Robinson’s genius. With it's wild garden and contrasting formal areas, wherever you are in the garden there is always a stunning view of the surrounding countryside.

 

Wakehurst Place - 4 miles

 

An Elizabethan mansion with surrounding gardens, woods and nature reserve, and home to the millennium seed bank.  Wakehurst also boasts the UKs largest  growing Christmas tree, which, when lit, can even be seen by pilots landing at Gatwick.

 

Hever Castle - 14 miles

 

This romantic 13th century moated castle, once Anne Boleyn's childhood home, has magnificently furnished interiors, and spectacular award winning gardens

 

Standen House – 3.2 Miles

 

Just a five minute drive from Alexander House is this late Victorian gem of the arts & craft movement. Owned by the National Trust, the design of the house is a monument to the combined genius of architect Philip Webb and his friend William Morris. The beautiful hillside gardens and grounds also have a number of easily accessible walks for you to enjoy.

 

Saint Hill Manor - 2.6miles

 

Reputed to be the finest 18th century sandstone building in Sussex, Saint Hill Manor has had a succession of distinguished owners, each family leaving behind a part of its own unique history. Since 1959, it has been the home of L. Ron Hubbard, acclaimed author and founder of Scientology.

 

Penshurst Place - 16.5 miles

 

Penshurst Place is one of England's finest historic houses set in the Weald of Kent's peaceful rural landscape. Originally a medieval and Tudor building, the house has been modified and extended over the centuries and now eight different architectural styles can be seen here.

 

 

 

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