A variety of enchanting gardens await you, as we explore some of the finest gardens in East Sussex. On this break, enjoy the quintessential, English country gardens of Brode Hill Garden, Nymans Gardens, Great Dixter House & Garden and High Beeches Woodland and Water Garden
DURING YOUR STAY
Day 1 – This morning we enjoy a leisurely journey to our hotel.
Day 2 – This morning we take you to Borde Hill Garden. Set within 200 acres of traditional parkland, Borde Hill is a stunningly beautiful and botanically rich heritage garden, named by Country Life as “One of the country’s truly great gardens”. After a little free time, we then visit Nymans, one of the National Trust’s premier gardens. Once a country retreat for the Messel family, it offers delightful views stretching out across the Sussex Weald.
Day 3 – An original seaside Regency town, beautiful St Leonards-On-Sea was one of the first purpose built resorts, built by the famous Regency architect James Burton. With a wonderfully vintage feel, St Leonards-On-Sea is home to Markers Fairs, a mile-long promenade and is close to the nearby attractions in Hastings and Battle.
Day 4 – After breakfast visit Great Dixter House & Gardens, the family home of gardener and gardening writer Christopher Lloyd. This afternoon we take you to High Beeches Woodland and Water Gardens. Set in 27 acres of woodland and water gardens, High Beeches is home to a collection of rare and award-winning plants.
Day 5 – After breakfast we retrace our footsteps back home, enjoying comfort stops along the way.
Royal Victoria Hotel ***, Hastings
Built in 1828, the Royal Victoria Hotel has seen many guests, including The Queen. The Hotel holds a fine position along the seafront, and offers traditional hospitality set in a friendly atmosphere.
4 nights’ dinner, bed & breakfast
Excursions to Brode Hill, Nymans, Great Dixter and High Beeches.
Free time in Hastings
SKILLS REF: LBEG
DEPARTURE DATE DAYS FROM S/SUPP
Mon 11 June 5 £429 £65