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Borde Hill Garden

Borde Hill Garden Borde Hill Lane, Haywards Heath RH16 1XP, England
+44 1444 450326
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wonderful in spring

visited may bank holiday Rhododendrons and azaleas stunning different scents from different plants... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
john g
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Burgess Hill, England, United Kingdom
Colourful and scenic

We were looking for somewhere to walk with our dog which also had beautiful scenery and this didn’t... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
indie609
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London, United Kingdom
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A Great English Garden of rare plants and stunning landscapes make Borde Hill the perfect day out for horticultural enthusiasts, country lovers and families. Tranquil outdoor ' rooms' include the Azalea Ring and Rhododendron gardens, fragrant Rose Garden and scenic Italian Garden, plus subtropical dells and ruins. Woodland walks, adventure playground and events throughout the season. See website for details.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Borde Hill Garden Borde Hill Lane, Haywards Heath RH16 1XP, England
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+44 1444 450326
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"italian garden"
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"sculpture exhibition"
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"rose garden"
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"zip wire"
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"interesting sculptures"
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"long dell"
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"the ritz"
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"cake"
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"vintage tea"
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"little tea room"
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"gardeners world"
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"sussex countryside"
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"every turn"
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"well worth a visit"
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"group visit"
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"dogs are allowed"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

visited may bank holiday Rhododendrons and azaleas stunning different scents from different plants playing games with your senses. A better refreshment (tea room) would enhance the experience..

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to walk with our dog which also had beautiful scenery and this didn’t disappoint. Our dog was already being offered dog biscuits while we were buying our entrance tickets - the staff couldn’t be more helpful or informative! We walked...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plenty of parking space and a great day out for the family. Picnic by the lake, enjoy acres of parkland and a delightful walled garden which should enchant both children and adults alike.

Thank Chris C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly and informative welcome, included map of the garden. Beautiful setting and some rare species. The weather was dull and very cold for April but it didn't spoil the experience

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dog friendly is our key requirement. I have a horticultural background so I love to see gardens with thoughtful planting. The two don’t always go together, but at Borde Hill we found both. The variety of tulips and azaleas was impressive and there are superb...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty well established gardens near Hayward’s Heath. Very friendly welcome with maps and explanations of what to see in the garden and woodland if you a first time visitor. We find their small plant sales area is very good for acid loving shrubs like Rhododrens...More

Thank purplemyrtles
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BordeHill, Visitor Experience Manager at Borde Hill Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear purplemyrtles, thank you for taking the time to leave your review, we appreciate your feedback. Great to hear you found our staff welcoming and the map useful. The cafe you mentioned is the new Gardeners' Retreat located within the Garden and it's certainly proving...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

What a super place to have stumbled across! First, absolutely lots of car park space. The lady at the shop where you pay was charming, gave me a map, asked if there was anything I was particularly hoping to see me so that she could...More

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BordeHill, Visitor Experience Manager at Borde Hill Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear tentgirl, thank you for your review. It's great to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Garden, despite the fog! Do come back again later in the season as there's always something different to see. June would be a particularly good time to return...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

A perfect day out for young and old! The 'Bertram Bunny Easter Trail' brought us to the gardens, which proved the perfect excuse for the plant lovers among us to roam at our leisure! Everyone was happy! One of the first sunny days this Easter...More

Thank kingfamily93
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BordeHill, Visitor Experience Manager at Borde Hill Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear kingfamily93, thank you for such a glowing review of your recent visit to the Garden. We appreciate your feedback and it's great to hear there was something for all the family. We're planning similar trails for May half-term, the summer holidays and Halloween, so...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We love walking around the gardens as a family. The plants and beds are very well looked after with lots of variety. We have been visiting the gardens for a good few years now and the events have vastly improved. Fun for all the family,...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Borde Hill Gardens were recommended to us and did not disappoint ... lovely gardens with some quirky touches, would visit again

Thank Paul M
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Sue M
6 July 2017|
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Response from EstherHosking | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I don't know. Give them a ring maybe.
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najadatsea
9 July 2016|
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Response from ChrisCJ | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know but there do seem to be some woodland walks.
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paulineharden682
8 June 2015|
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Response from Aj C |
Simplest way is to go along the A264 East and join the M23 at Pease Pottage (Southbound towards Brighton) then after it becomes the A23 take the exit Left onto the B2115 towards Cuckfield and follow the brown tourist board... More
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