Famous Gardens

Horticulture heaven

With so many important gardens close by, Gravetye Manor is a garden lovers paradise! Here are just a few to whet your appetite.

Borde Hill Gardens
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Wakehurst Place
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High Beeches Gardens
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Sheffield Park
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Nymans
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Sissinghurst 2
Sissinghurst Castle Gardens
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Pashley Manor
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Great Dixter
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Borde Hill Gardens

Distance from Gravetye - 8 Miles

Borde Hill Gardens - Described as 'One of the country's truly great gardens' by Country Life magazine, the formal garden is planted as distinctive 'rooms', each offering an abundance of colour and interest throughout the seasons.

Visit: 
www.bordehill.co.uk

Wakehurst Place

Distance from Gravetye - 4 Miles

Open throughout the year, Wakehurst is the country estate of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. This beautiful botanic garden is internationally significant, for both its collections and its vital scientific research and plant conservation. 

Visit: 
www.kew.org/wakehurst

High Beeches Gardens

Distance from Gravetye - 9 Miles

High Beeches Gardens - a tranquil and beautiful woodland and water garden in the William Robinson style. Excellent spring colour and fragrance, the wildflower meadow flowers in June and some of the best autumn colour in Sussex.

Visit: 
www.highbeeches.com

Sheffield Park

Distance from Gravetye - 11 Miles

Sheffield Park - Magnificent example of a 'Capability' Brown landscaped garden, stretching over 120 acres and incorporating four lakes, waterfalls and cascades. There is a profusion of colour all year round, from bluebells in the spring to trees in spectacular autumn colours.

Visit: 
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sheffield-park-and-garden

Nymans

Distance from Gravetye - 14 Miles

Nymans Gardens - Three things make the garden at Nymans special: the beautiful, theatrical design, a superlative plant collection, gathered from around the world, and the elevated position which offers wonderful views over Sussex.

Visit: 
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nymans

Sissinghurst 2

Sissinghurst Castle Gardens

Distance from Gravetye - 32 Miles

Sissinghurst Castle Gardens -The creation of Vita Sackville-West and her husband Sir Harold Nicolson. A series of small, enclosed garden rooms, intimate in their scale and romantic in their atmosphere, giving immense pleasure and inspiration through their superb design and outstanding colour combinations throughout the seasons.

Visit: 
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sissinghurst-castle-garden

Pashley Manor

Distance from Gravetye - 32 Miles

Pashley Manor is a quintessential English garden, offering a sumptuous blend of romantic landscaping, imaginative plantings and fine old trees, fountains, springs and large ponds.

Visit: 
www.pashleymanorgardens.com

Great Dixter

Distance from Gravetye - 45 Miles

Great Dixter - The birthplace of Christopher Lloyd: gardener, writer, journalist. One of the finest examples of Arts & Crafts gardens in the South East.

Visit: 
www.greatdixter.co.uk