Our East Sussex garden is not open every day, but you can visit (pre-booking only) on the open days that are listed below. The Perch Hill shop is also open on these days. Please phone 0345 092 0283.

Please see the information below, or jump straight to a specific section:

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 for pre-booked time slots, and admission is £15.00 (free for children up to the age of 14).
  • Due to the current situation, pre-booking is essential. Please do not turn up at the gate without a pre-booked ticket as unfortunately we will not be able to admit you to the garden.
  • All Open Day tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable.
  • 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. PLEASE NOTE WE ARE ONLY ACCEPTING CARD AND CONTACTLESS PAYMENTS AT THIS TIME.
  • Tea, coffee and delicious cakes are available only in certain time slots, please see further information when booking your ticket. CONTACTLESS PAYMENTS ONLY AT THIS TIME.
  • Lunches, using fresh produce from the garden, are available from 12.00pm, however MUST be pre-booked.
  • 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 0345 092 0283, Option 2.

Private Groups:

Gardening groups, private parties and horticultural societies are welcome to visit Perch Hill by arrangement. 

Please email anita.oakes@thecuttinggarden.com for further details.

We welcome garden volunteers!

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 2021

Come along to one of our Garden Openings, there are a few on weekdays for those who like things quiet, and lots on weekends for those who find it tricky to take a day out during the week. 

Entrance to the garden is £15.00 (free for children up to the age of 14). Tickets must be pre-booked on our website prior to the event and are non-transferable and non-refundable.

  • Wednesday 14th April 2021 - book tickets here
  • Thursday 15th April 2021 - book tickets here
  • Friday 16th April 2021 - book tickets here
  • Wednesday 21st April 2021 - book tickets here
  • Thursday 22nd April 2021 - book tickets here
  • Friday 23rd April 2021 - book tickets here
  • Wednesday 5th May 2021 - book tickets here
  • Thursday 6th May 2021 - book tickets here
  • Friday 7th May 2021 - book tickets here
  • Wednesday 26th May 2021 - book tickets here
  • Thursday 27th May 2021 - book tickets here
  • Friday 28th May 2021 - book tickets here
  • Wednesday 21st July 2021 - book tickets here
  • Thursday 22nd July 2021 - book tickets here
  • Friday 23rd July 2021 - book tickets here
  • Wednesday 4th August 2021 - book tickets here
  • Thursday 5th August 2021 - book tickets here
  • Friday 6th August 2021 - book tickets here
  • Wednesday 8th September 2021 - book tickets here
  • Thursday 9th September 2021 - book tickets here
  • Friday 10th September 2021 - book tickets here