Gardens in or near Polegate

The East Sussex town of Polegate is not far from Eastbourne. It is the starting point of the Cuckoo Trail a picturesque walk through the countryside to Heathfield. To the north of Polegate is Michelham Priory built in 1229 which has a museum and watermill open to the public. The town has plenty of places to eat and drink and relax. Gardens in or near Polegate Bateman's and Michelham Priory House & Gardens are listed below.
2 Results In Or Near Polegate
13.1 miles from the centre of Polegate
That's She! The Only She! Make an honest woman of her - quick!' was how Rudyard Kipling described Bateman's when he first saw it. Surrounded by the Sussex Weald, this Jacobean house provided a much-needed sanctuary for this world-famous writer. The rooms remain much as he left them, including the study where he wrote many of his major works.
3.3 miles from the centre of Polegate
Explore the gardens of Michelham Priory A turn around the gardens at Michelham Priory is a further education in the history of this beautiful site, such is the care that has been taken to ensure many plantings are authentic and true to a medieval garden. Expect plenty of fruit, vegetables and herbs as these would have been essential daily ingredients for the priory's original inhabitants. The rows of apple and pear trees underplanted with wild daffodils make a dreamy, contemplative sigh...
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