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Southover Grange Gardens

Southover Grange Southover High Street, Lewes BN7 1TP, England
+44 1273 483448
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Beautiful gardens.

Wouldn't have known about these gardens had we not walked from Castle to Anne of Cleves house, but... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
West Sussex, United Kingdom
Beautiful place to while away some time

Southover is a beautiful heart to Lewes in the bottom of a valley beautifully planted. It is a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Southover Grange Southover High Street, Lewes BN7 1TP, England
+44 1273 483448
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wouldn't have known about these gardens had we not walked from Castle to Anne of Cleves house, but we were really impressed with them. Beautiful planting within lots of different gardens.Plenty of benches dotted around. Ruins to walk through and statues to look at. Small...More

Thank BargeeGirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Southover is a beautiful heart to Lewes in the bottom of a valley beautifully planted. It is a great place to spend some time. Let the kids run or enjoy the plants.

Thank F7800NBchrisc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another attraction in Lewes that is free of charge (the priory ruins are also free). This is a beautifully kept garden every bit as good as any garden you would normally have to pay and entrance fee to see so to have free access really...More

Thank JustVisiting59
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Beautiful, well looked after and FREE OF CHARGE. Lovely walled garden lawns and formal beds.All accessible.and child friendly also has access to a local artists shop and display. Well worth a visit

Thank howardtl
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

A beautiful, relaxing, impeccably kept garden, a treat for the eyes. In spring and summer the gardens are full of bright coloured flowers blossoming everywhere. My children loved walking through and playing in this garden. In the summer and warmer months the cafe is open...More

Thank 16GDB
Reviewed 25 September 2017

On a nice day it is worth taking a picnic lunch and sitting in the gardens, a great well maintained mature garden. Good for the whole family.

Thank Bryan T
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Grange Gardens are beautiful in spring and summer. To enhance the gardens there is the fabulous Grade Ii listed Tudor Manor House which is the Registry Office. There is also a refreshment kiosk in high season which serves good sandwiches, cake etc. You see lots...More

Thank Val S
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Lewes is hardly an overwhelming urban metropolis but nevertheless Southover Grange Gardens are still a haven of tranquility. Very pretty and peaceful with plenty of spaces to sit and relax. The gardens are free and well maintained. Perhaps more a space to relax than play...More

Thank kate5900
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We walked into this beautiful garden.....and the colours were stunning!! The lovely, maintained green grass, many varieties and colours of flowers, the dry stream - peaceful and serene. Wonderful to bring your lunch, sit and relax! Lovely summer flowers. Then through another gate is a...More

Thank Aussietraveller53
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Very beautiful gardens that are diverse in different sections .well worth exploring. Good to relax in and read a book as many were doing last time I went. Good for picnics too. There are other areas around town with play equipment for children like priory...More

Thank luke1968948
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16 August 2017|
Response from Heather H |
There is on street parking in Southover a Road adjacent to the park, for which you can pay at the nearby ticket machine.
Louisa M
6 August 2017|
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Response from Little Jenny | Reviewed this property |
Yes - I am pretty sure they are
Riz C
29 July 2015|
Response from Heather H |
It is not over large, but quite beautiful. You could walk around it in less than half an hour, or if you stop to admire the flowers you should allow an hour, (plus an extra 29 mins for a cuppa from the kiosk). There is... More