Groups & Tours 2018-10-08T17:27:24+00:00

Groups & Tours

Ideally located near to a number of other beautiful gardens, we are an excellent destination for groups touring the Sussex counties and local groups looking for a memorable day out.

Take a tour of the 17 acre formal garden with our Head Gardener or Tour Guide. Designed as a series of outdoor ‘rooms’, each has its own distinctive character, with plantings that add variety, colour and interest throughout the seasons.

£85 for up to 25 people* (excluding Garden entry)
£105 with Head Gardener (excluding Garden entry)

Enhance your visit further with an exclusive 45 minute guided tour of the principle ground floor rooms of the impressive Grade II listed Elizabethan Mansion house. Delve into its history dating from 1590 and gain an insight into the lives and ancestors of the current owners, Mr and Mrs Andrewjohn Stephenson Clarke.

Weekdays only
£85 for up to 25 people* (excluding Garden entry)

Served inside the marquee

Menu: One fruit scone, Cornish clotted cream, homemade jam, selection of mini homemade cakes, selection of finger sandwiches, Clipper Fairtrade tea or freshly brewed coffee. (gluten free scones available on request)
£13.95 per person (min 15 people)
(excluding Garden entry)

Served inside the marquee

Menu: A cold buffet lunch with a selection of three main dishes, served with salad and new potatoes, and a selection of three puddings.
(gluten free options available on request)
£15.00 per person
(min 15 people)

Garden Tours

Take a tour of the 17 acre formal garden with our Head Gardener or Tour Guide. Designed as a series of outdoor ‘rooms’, each has its own distinctive character, with plantings that add variety, colour and interest throughout the seasons.

£85 for up to 25 people* (excluding Garden entry)
£105 with Head Gardener (excluding Garden entry)

House Tours

Enhance your visit further with an exclusive 45 minute guided tour of the principle ground floor rooms of the impressive Grade II listed Elizabethan Mansion house. Delve into its history dating from 1590 and gain an insight into the lives and ancestors of the current owners, Mr and Mrs Andrewjohn Stephenson Clarke.

Weekdays only
£85 for up to 25 people* (excluding Garden entry)

Borde Hill Garden Tea

Served inside the marquee

Menu: One fruit scone, Cornish clotted cream, homemade jam, selection of mini homemade cakes, selection of finger sandwiches, Clipper Fairtrade tea or freshly brewed coffee. (gluten free scones available on request)
£13.95 per person (min 15 people)
(excluding Garden entry)

Borde Hill Buffet Lunch

Served inside the marquee

Menu: A cold buffet lunch with a selection of three main dishes, served with salad and new potatoes, and a selection of three puddings.
(gluten free options available on request)
£15.00 per person
(min 15 people)

We offer some amazing benefits for groups of 15+ people: – (See our Group Flyer)

  • Discounted Garden entry at £7.35 pp if pre-booked and paid at least 2 weeks in advance.
  • Bespoke catering offer for groups.
  • FREE Garden map to help you explore the formal gardens at your own pace, with an ‘all ability’ map also available.
  • FREE car parking and on-site coach park.
  • A well-stocked Gift shop and plant nursery.
  • The Green Tree Gallery, specialising in arts and crafts (closed Monday)
  • The Gardeners’ Retreat cafe, plus Café Elvira and award-winning Jeremy’s Restaurant, as featured in Good Food Guide 2013.
  • Information text in other languages.
  • FREE wheelchairs. Please reserve these in advance.
  • FREE admission to coach driver & group organiser.
  • FREE coach driver meal voucher (£5)
*Groups over 25 will be split into multiple tours at £85/£105 per tour. All tours must be booked in advance.

To make a booking or to discuss your group’s requirement, please contact our dedicated Group Bookings Manager on 01444 450326, email us at bookings@bordehill.co.uk or click the ‘CONTACT US’ button below.

More Information

For those looking for something extra, we’ve teamed up with a selection of neighbouring Sussex attractions to offer contrasting day packages to groups of 15+ people (advance booking essential).

New of 2019: Borde Hill Garden & Town Place Garden

Combine a visit to Borde Hill Garden with a trip to Town Place, another private Sussex garden.

Explore the 3 acre garden with 600 roses, herbaceous borders, herb garden, topiary inspired by the sculptures of Henry Moore, ornamental grasses, an 800 year old oak, and a unique ‘ruined’ Priory Church and Cloisters.

Joint offer available Wed/Thu/Fri in June and the first week of July.

Group rate (15+): £15.00 per person. Advance booking required.

To Book: contact Borde Hill Garden on 01444 450326, or email

Town Place is located 15 minutes from Borde Hill Garden. Sat Nav: RH17 7NR

www.townplacegarden.co.uk

Instagram: @townplacegarden

Borde Hill Garden & The Bluebell Railway

Alternatively, step back in time and start your day at the famous Bluebell Railway. Enjoy a relaxing journey in timeless comfort on board one of its famous steam locomotives, followed by a leisurely afternoon wander at Borde Hill Garden. 

Group rate (15+): £17.50 per person. Advance booking required.

Why not round the day off by booking a tempting afternoon tea (for an additional charge) served inside our charming marquee. 

To Book: contact The Bluebell Railway directly on 01825 720800, or email

Pre-booking and a deposit are required; full payment 30 days in advance.

The Bluebell Railway is located 20 minutes from Borde Hill Garden. Sat Nav: TN22 3QL

www.bluebell-railway.com

Borde Hill Garden & Bolney Wine Estate

Combine a morning visit to Borde Hill Garden, including a guided tour and a delicious buffet lunch, with an afternoon trip to the award winning Bolney Wine Estate, where you can enjoy a wine tour and tasting of their produce, rounding off the day with a cup of tea and a scone. 

Group rate (15+): £40.00 per person. Advance booking required.

To Book: contact Borde Hill Garden on 01444 450326, or email

Bolney Wine Estate is located 15 minutes from Borde Hill Garden. Sat Nav: RH17 5NB

www.bolneywineestate.com