With 27 acres of woodland, water gardens, and a collection of rare, exotic and award-winning plants, High Beeches Garden is a botanical treasure trove, and one of Sussex's finest gardens. High Beeches Garden is home to a plant collection that includes specimens from many parts of the world. It's a hidden gem in the High Weald of West Sussex. A botanical treasure trove and classic English idyll make it one of the finest gardens in the South East.
Be enchanted by our Sussex Woodland Garden
Reopens Saturday 28th March 2015
High Beeches Garden has a magnificent collection of rare and unusual shrubs and trees from around the world, dating back over a century. Collected by famous plant hunters like Ernest Wilson, many are of significant historical importance. The gardens also feature the national collection of Stewartia Trees and Sussex's best natural wildflower meadow.
Whether you want a fun family day out, or a quiet stroll amongst beautiful Sussex gardens, High Beeches Garden is a scenic, harmonious sanctuary at any time of the year.
Immerse yourself in bursts of colour and perfume as Summer flowers bloom, or view the breath-taking colours of Autumn.
A scenic escape
In addition to the wonderful scenery, there is also much for the connoisseur and botanist in High Beeches Garden. A full plant list can be seen at the Gate Lodge. We also offer a range of literature for those wishing to know more about the gardens at the Gate lodge entrance. Group events and venue hire are also available for our gardens in Sussex. Contact us at 01444 400589 now to enquire.
In early summer follow the many paths through the glades carpeted with swathes of native bluebells and surrounded by the glorious colour and fragrance of a multitude of azaleas and rhododendrons. The sumptuous Rhododendron Loderi are at their best now. The unique and ancient acid wildflower meadow is an entrancing sight in June, alive with butterflies and buzzing with insects. Fine old Stuartias will be in flower, High Beeches Garden holds the national collection.
A peaceful time to relax and enjoy the wildlife attracted by the garden's numerous wildflowers. The contrasting colours and textures of the varied foliage create a backdrop against which beautiful Hydrangeas and Eucryphias look their best. In mid to late August, azure blue Willow Gentians are in flower, this is the only garden in England where they are naturalised.
A time of breathtaking displays of colour, amongst the best in the country, provided by the many spectacular Nyssas, Maples and Liquidambers growing throughout the garden and contrasting with the conifers. The beds of cyclamen glow in the Autumn light.
Meander through the beauty and tranquillity of the garden, amongst colourful camellias and magnificent magnolias that grow amid hosts of daffodils. Dainty miniature narcissi and other spring bulbs flourish here.