Borde Hill Garden

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Borde Hill Garden, an oasis of beauty and tranquillity, is arranged as intimate 'garden rooms'. The Garden is set within 383 acres of parkland with spectacular views across the Sussex High Weald, with an impressive Elizabethan Mansion House nestled at its heart. Renowned as a plant hunter’s paradise, the Garden has been lovingly tended by five generations of the Stephenson Clarke family and boasts a remarkable collection of rare shrubs, plants and champion trees, many brought back as seeds by the great plant collectors from Asia and South America over 100 years ago.

Your visit will take you on a fascinating horticultural world tour, from the quintessentially English Rose Garden, to the serene Mediterranean charm of the Italian Garden. Subtropical dells with towering palms and banana trees lead on to the romantic ruins of the Old Potting Sheds and the colour of the Azalea Ring and Rhododendron Garden. Beyond the Garden, visitors can enjoy peaceful woodland walks and lakeside strolls. The formal 17 acre garden offers good accessibility with gentle sloping pathways.

Group Garden tours are available throughout the season, including specialist tree tours, roses in bloom and historical archive tours. Bespoke group catering options are also available. The varied events programme includes Specialist Plant Fairs, Outdoor Opera and a special Borde Hill Garden Festival in June - see our website for details.

Fact File

Opening times: 10th February – 22nd December 2024, 10am-5pm daily (3pm from 1st November). Last entry one hour before closing
Admission Rates: Adults: £12.00, Concessions: £11.50, Children: £8.00, Group: £9.50 (15+)
Facilities: Gift Shop, Plant Sales, Adventure Playground, Gardeners’ Retreat Café
Disabled Access: Yes, a restricted mobility map and wheelchair loan (booking required), are available.
Toilets on site: Yes
Car Parking on site: Yes - Free
Coach Parking: Yes
Guided Tours: Yes (booking required, extra charge)
Length of Visit: 3-5 hours
Booking Contact:, Borde Hill Garden, Borde Hill Lane, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH16 1XP
Booking Tel No: 01444 450326
Instagram: bordehillgarden

Updated: February 2024