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King John’s Nursery and Garden

King Johns Lodge, Sheepstreet Lane, Etchingham, East Sussex, TN19 7AZ

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King John’s Nursery and Garden

About

This romantic 5-acre garden has many mature trees and rhododendrons surviving the 1980s' hurricane. There are water features and a stunning wild garden with gazebo and pond. Main borders include old roses and herbaceous plantings. The secret garden leads to the attractive garden house and to a medieval barn covered in roses and white solanum. Beyond the lily pond, visitors can walk in the parkland and enjoy the splendid views. The formal garden with fountain surrounds a fine historic Listed house.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult ticket£4.50 per ticket
Under 16 yrs freeFree

Discounts and a tea and cake are available for group visits. Please contact us to discuss.

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
    • Service
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Value
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Food
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      40
    • Very Good
      9
    • Average
      2
    • Poor
      1
    • Terrible
      2

    Recent Reviews:

    • Flyer584142
      A hidden gem!
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 3rd July 2019
      A very beautiful position, in the English countryside, 5 mins from where i live, i was a beautiful day, so i picked up a friend and we went to have a look around, nice plants, and shop, and the cafe... Read full review
    • FellowTraveler732233
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Not that great
      1 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 13th July 2019
      Stopped in here for a mooch and having read reviews on here thought we’d have lunch. Wish we hadn’t. Basic menu because all the serving staff on holiday at the same time it seems. Ordered a bacon... Read full review
    • Rega2
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Well Worth a Visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 21st July 2019
      We went on a groupon deal for afternoon tea and access to the gardens. Very rural location, beautiful house and grounds, which are small, but plenty to explore and enjoy. Well stocked and mature... Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    Nearest major road is A21. West off A21 at Hurst Green A265. At end of Hurst Green village turn right (Burgh Hill) then right again to Sheepstreet Lane. The garden is 1 mile on left. Or A21 at Flimwell to Ticehurst B2087. Turn left, past church, 1st left.

    Public Transport Directions

    Nearest station is Etchingham. From station walk to Etchingham village. Turn right after church into Church Lane which leads to Sheepstreet Lane. Garden 1 mile on left.

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • Guide Dogs Permitted
    • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
    • Ramp/Level Access

    Catering

    • On-Site cafe/restaurant - Tea/coffee/lunch by arrangement.
    • Picnic Site

    Establishment Features

    • Dogs Accepted
    • Toilets

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
    • Parking (free)

    Payment Methods

    • Approx length of visit - 02:00
    • Groups Accepted
    • Maestro Accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Max group size - 60
    • Min group size - 10
    • Special group rates
    • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
    • Visa accepted

    Provider Preferences

    • In countryside
    • Outdoor Attraction
    • Smoking Some Areas

    Specialist Features

    • Marketed Towards Children
    • Marketed Towards Families
    • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Educational Visits Accepted
    • Guided Tours Available for Groups

    Opening Times

    * Closed throughout January and February

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