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Borde Hill Garden

Borde Hill is a beautiful Grade II* English Heritage listed garden set in 200 acres of parkland with magnificent views in the High Weald. Created by Colonel Stephenson Robert Clarke from seeds gathered by the great plant hunters of the early 1900's, it is renowned for its rare shrubs and trees.

Where is Borde Hill Garden located?

By Car: Sat Nav: RH16 1XP Borde Hill is 1½ miles north of Haywards Heath, 20 minutes North of Brighton, or South of Gatwick on the A23 taking exit 10a via Balcombe. By Rail: direct trains from London Bridge or Victoria to Haywards Heath (45 mins). Taxis at station.

What style of garden is Borde Hill Garden?

The Garden is set out as distinctive living ‘rooms', each with its own unique style, from secret, sub-tropical dells to the sophisticated Rose and Italian gardens. An abundance of spring-flowers gives way to exuberant summer borders of roses and herbaceous plants followed by mellow autumn colour. Nestled at the heart of the 35-acre garden and woodland is the Elizabethan house, which is open to pre-booked groups.

What can guests enjoy at Borde Hill Garden?

Events throughout the open season (March to October), include the 20th Anniversary Sculpture Exhibition, Rose Celebration Weeks, Musical Picnics, Horticultural Talks and Walks, and family trails and activities during the school holidays. New for 2019: Adventure Playground. The café, restaurant, picnic areas and easy access in the formal garden for relaxing strolls make Borde Hill the perfect place for everyone to enjoy a great day out. Gift Shop, Plant Nursery, Gallery, Dogs on leads welcome.

Top facilities

Dog/Pet friendly

Parking Available

Disabled Access

Facilities & information


Child friendly

Dog/Pet friendly




Disabled Access

Guided Tours

Parking Available


Extra info

Garden Acreage: 17

Parkland Acreage: 200

Open Times: 25 March - 3 November, 10:00-17:00 daily

Price Details: Adult £9.50, Child £6.35, Concession £9.00. Friends of Borde Hill (Season Tickets): Adult £31.00, Child £13.85, Family £75.00


01444 450326
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Borde Hill Lane, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, Haywards HeathRH16 1XP, United Kingdom

One hour from London, 20 mins from Brighton and Gatwick. 1 1/2 miles from Haywards Heath Station (taxis)

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