Our East Sussex garden is not open every day, but you can visit on the open days that are listed below. The Perch Hill shop is also open on these days, but otherwise only on weekdays by appointment, or on one of our Christmas Shopping Days. Please phone 01424 838000.

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Open Day Information

For information specific to each open day, please see the list of Open Day Dates below.

General information:

  • The gardens will be open from 9:30am-4:00pm, and admission is £7 (free for children up to the age of 14).
  • There is no need to book on our open days; just turn up on the day, park in the field and pay at the gate.
  • Our Perch Hill shop will be open for you to browse and buy from our range of plants, seeds, and home and gardening products. Please note we have limited space here, so do not stock the full range of products available on our website.
  • Tea, coffee, homemade cakes and light lunches are all available to purchase. Lunch will be served from 12.15pm.
  • We're sorry but we cannot take coaches on Open Days. Please look at our Visitor Information page – Private Visits if you would like to book a group visit.     
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed in the garden.

    Unfortunately we cannot accept gift vouchers or offer codes from the emails or catalogue in the Perch Hill shop.  Apologies for any inconvenience

    If you require further information, please ring us on 01424 838000. If no-one is available to take your call, please leave a message on our answer machine and we will get back to you.


Getting Here

  • Please see our Perch Hill directions page for our address, handy map and further travel information (including taxi numbers and train station information).


Open Day Dates 2018

***'What's Good in the Garden Today' on the following dates at 2.30-3.15 (unless stated otherwise) followed by a Q&A. Tickets for the talk will be £15 and are available from the shop on the day. Entrance to the garden is £7 (free for children up to the age of 14), payable at the gate.

  • Saturday 9th June - 'What's Good in the Garden Today' talk will be at 11am ***
  • Saturday 30th June
  • Friday 6th July - 'What's Good in the Garden Today' talk will be at 11am***
  • Saturday 28th July
  • Wednesday 1st August
  • Saturday 18th August
  • Wednesday 22nd August (for St Michael's Hospice)
  • Friday 14th September (for NGS) ***
  • Saturday 15th September ***