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For nature lovers and dog walkers:

Woodlands and parkland to explore.

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The best of all worlds

"One of the country's truly great gardens"
Country Life

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For horticultural enthusiasts:

17 acres of rare plants, shrubs and trees arranged into seasonal garden 'rooms'

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For children and families:

200 acres of glorious parkland, adventure playground and holiday events to enjoy

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For history lovers:

An impressive Elizabethan Manor House and a historically important garden full of rare and ancient trees

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For garden enthusiasts:

Traditional designs with modern features

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Heritage Garden

set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with panoramic views




Botanical heritage and stunning landscapes make Borde Hill the perfect day out for horticultural enthusiasts, country lovers and families alike. Created by Colonel Stephenson Robert Clarke from seeds gathered by the Great Plant Hunters of the early 1900s, the Edwardian Garden is renowned for its rare shrubs and champion trees. See our Photos, Videos and on Google+.

Monthly draw for a Free Day ticketFour generations of the Stephenson Clarke family have passionately continued to develop this Grade II* English Heritage Garden and Parkland that has been a registered Charity since 1965.

Garden status ☀︎ – Open daily from 10am between 22nd-30th Oct for Halloween Week.


The Garden

The Rose Garden, The Azalea Ring, The Italian Garden, The Garden of Allah: there’s something for everyone in our award-winning formal gardens.

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Parkland & Woodland

200 acres gives everyone room to explore! Enjoy a woodland walk, a lakeside stroll or a picnic in the formal gardens. Why not bring your dog too!

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Weddings & Functions

Whether celebrating a special birthday, planning a wedding, or looking for a unique setting for your corporate event, Borde Hill can cater for them all.

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Children's playground in the South Park

Kids & Playground

A favourite with children of all ages, the adventure playground includes a fun zip line, climbing frame, balance beams, swings and more.

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Find out about our fascinating history: the great plant collectors of the early 1900s and their discoveries, and four generations of the Stephenson Clarke family who created the Garden.

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Ammonites Sculpture at Borde Hill Garden


A full program of fun and enticing events for 2016; including Easter Bunny, Sculpture Exhibition, 20th Anniversary of Rose Garden, Summer Music & Activities for Kids, and more

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Shop & Eat

Browse for plants and gifts in our shop, and visit Little Ritz garden café for a tasty cream tea. The award-winning Jeremy’s restaurant and Café Elvira also offer delicious menus.

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Named by Country Life as “One of the country’s truly great gardens“, Borde Hill was awarded “Garden of the Year” by the Historic Houses Association, and has received numerous RHS awards.

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