Gardens to visit (see NGS yellow book for more details)



Offham House, The Street, Offham, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 3QE


Romantic garden with fountains, flowering trees, arboretum, double herbaceous border and long peony bed. 1676 Queen Anne house (not open) with well knapped flint facade. Herb garden and walled kitchen garden with glasshouses, coldframes, chickens, guinea fowl, sheep and ducks.

Opening Times   April 28, 2019 13:00 – 17:00

Refreshments:    Tea & home-made cake.

Admission:        Adult: £5.00        Child: Free


Manor of Dean, Tillington, Petworth, Sussex, GU28 9AP


Traditional English garden, approx 3 acres with herbaceous borders, a variety of early flowering bulbs, snowdrops, spring bulbs, grass walks and grass steps. Walled kitchen garden with fruit, vegetables and cutting flowers. Lawns, rose garden and informal areas with views of the South Downs. Garden under a long-term programme of improvements.

Opening Times April 28th 2019 14:00 – 17:00

Refreshments:Home-made teas.

Admission:    Adult: £4.50    Child: Free


Clinton Lodge, Fletching, Sussex, TN22 3ST

6 acre formal and romantic garden overlooking parkland with old roses, William Pye water feature, double white and blue herbaceous borders, yew hedges, pleached lime walks, copy of C17 scented herb garden, Medieval style potager, vine and rose allée, wild flower garden. Canal garden, small knot garden, shady glade and orchard. Caroline and Georgian house (not open).

Opening Times    April 28, 2019 14:00 – 17:30

Refreshments:    Home-made teas.

Admission:        Adult: £6.00        Child: Free


Rymans, Apuldram, Chichester, Sussex, PO20 7EG


Walled and other gardens surrounding lovely C15 stone house (not open); bulbs, flowering shrubs, roses, ponds, and potager. Many unusual and rare trees and shrubs. In late spring the wisterias are spectacular. The heady scent of hybrid musk roses fills the walled garden in June. In late summer the garden is ablaze with dahlias, sedums, late roses, sages and Japanese anemones.

Opening Times    April 13, 2019 14:00 – 17:00

Refreshments:    Home-made teas.

Admission:        Adult: £6.00        Child: Free