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Sheffield Park, Uckfield,
East Sussex, TN22 3QX

01825 790231


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2018-01-25 01:50:02

Opening Days and Hours
Dates/days/times open:

1st Jan - 31st Dec; daily 10am - 5pm
Parkland: all year; daily; dawn to dusk.
Open BH Mons. Closed 25th Dec. Last admission 1hr before closing time or dusk if earlier
Parking for pre-booked coaches

Parties/Coaches: Yes

Parties/Groups of 15+, pre-booked @ £8 pp. Parking for pre-booked coaches

Group Appointment: Yes
House Open for Viewing: No
National Garden Scheme days: Yes
Best Times of Year to Visit:

Mar - Apr May- Jun Jul - Aug Oct - Nov

To see:

Spring bulbs & bluebells Azaleas & rhododendrons Waterlilies Autumn colours

Admission Prices

Please check website for up to date admission prices RHS members free

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

Battery operated self-service vehicles and four wheelchairs for visitors' use. Joint ticket with Bluebell Railway.

Garden Features & Events

Internationally renowned landscape garden and parkland; Magnificent 'Capability' Brown landscaped garden; Waterfalls, cascades and four large lakes; Profusion of colour all year, including bluebells, rhododendrons and trees with spectacular autumnal colours; Home to the National Collection of Ghent azaleas; Site of the first England v. Australia cricket match

English Heritage/Visit Scotland Garden Grade:
National Collection:

Ghent azaleas

Nearby Cambridgeshire Hotels, Facilities & Amenities

Hotels & Accommodation:

Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club, Forest Row


The Griffin Inn, Fletching Peacock, Shortbridge

Inns & Pubs:

The Griffin Inn, Fletching Peacock, Shortbridge

Villages / Towns / Sightseeing:

Lindfield Lewes

Description of Garden

A magnificent landscaped garden laid out in the 18th century by 'Capability' Brown and further developed in the early years of the 20th century by its owner, Arthur. G. Soames. The centrepiece is the original four lakes reflecting the exquisite planting of the surrounding trees and shrubs, linked by cascades and waterfalls. There are dramatic shows of daffodils and bluebells in spring and the rhododendrons and azaleas are spectacular in early summer. Autumn brings stunning colours from the many rare trees and shrubs.

History Of Garden