High Beeches Woodland and Water Garden

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High Beeches Lane, Handcross, Nr. Haywards Heath,
West Sussex, RH17 6HQ

01444 400589


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2018-01-16 03:22:15

Opening Days and Hours
Dates/days/times open:

28th March - 1st Nov; Every day except Weds; 1pm - 5pm. Gardens open for special events days from 11.00am.

Parties/Coaches: Yes
Group Appointment: Yes

Group visits welcome at any time of year

House Open for Viewing: No
National Garden Scheme days: Yes

Sunday 7th June and Sunday 27th September

Best Times of Year to Visit:

March-May June August Sept-Oct

To see:

Spring flowers - daffodils, bluebells, magnolias, azaleas and rhododendrons Wildflower meadow and the National Collection of stewartias Willow gentians - this is the only UK garden in which they are naturalized. Spectacular autumn colour

Admission Prices

Adult £7.00 Child, (accompanied & under 14) free; Guided Tours for 10+ people £10pp.

Onsite Facilities
Parking: Yes
Shop: No
Teas: Yes
Dogs Allowed: No
Lavatories: Yes
Plants for Sale: Yes
Refreshment: Yes
On Lead only: No
Disabled Access: No
Lunches: Yes
Picnics: Yes
Special Events: Yes
Other Facilities & Comments:

Plants for sale occasionally.

Garden Features & Events

Many rare plants 4 acres of natural acid wildflower.

English Heritage/Visit Scotland Garden Grade:
National Collection:


Nearby Cambridgeshire Hotels, Facilities & Amenities

Hotels & Accommodation:

Gravetye Manor, East Grinstead South Lodge, Lower Beeding The Spar - Tunbridge Wells


The Crabtree, Lower Beeding Jeremy's at Borde Hill, Haywards Heath

Inns & Pubs:

The Red Lion, Handcross

Villages / Towns / Sightseeing:

Handcross Tunbridge Wells

Description of Garden

About 27 acres of beautiful, peaceful woodland planted with rhododendrons, magnolias, camellias carpeted with bluebells in spring. The water gardens include many ponds and streams and the garden is full of rare, historic andinteresting plants. In June one of the best ancient wildflower meadows in the South East is a beautiful sight. Autumn brings spectacular autumn colour.

History Of Garden

The garden was designed by Colonel GH Loder in 1906, a member of the well known gardening family. It is now managed by a charitable trust.

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