Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens is considered to be 'The Finest Woodland Gardens in England'.
First planted in 1801, the Grade I Listed gardens on the 240-acre Estate, featuring outstanding scenery and wildlife throughout the year.
The gardens are particularly majestic as they bloom in spring, or take on the colours of autumn.
Where is Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens located?
Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens is located in the heart of West Sussex, in Lower Beeding, near Horsham.
The name Leonardslee derives from the lea or valley of St Leonard's Forest, one of the ancient forests of the High Weald.
What style of garden is Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens?
Leonardslee House & Gardens was built in 1801 with breathtaking views of the English countryside. Leonardslee has seven lakes and a unique combination of woodland forest, rock garden and parkland, with a rare colony of wallabies and a number of deer species that roam free throughout the estate.
What can guests enjoy at Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens?
For an ideal outing, you can also visit the famous Rock Garden, Australia Garden and Doll's House Museum, see the rare colony of wallabies and catch the deer roaming free.
Visitors can also explore the newly planted Vineyards and enjoy fantastic wine tasting experiences.
And after that appreciate dining in style at Restaurant Interlude or taking high tea in the Grade II Listed Mansion, or appreciate more informal refreshments at other locations on the estate.
Home to Restaurant Interlude a Michelin Star restaurant.
This is an extraordinary achievement as the restaurant has only been open for a year and Executive Chef Jean Delport is one of the youngest winners of the award, aged 31.
To experience Restaurant Interlude for yourself, you can book for dinner from Wednesday to Saturday weekly. Bookings are online at www.restaurant-interlude.co.uk