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Out and About

This is a list of other local horticultural-type events which may be of interest. If you wish to include your event on this page, please use the Contact Us form. This information has been given by the organisers or taken from their publications or websites. We recommend that you check with the organisers to confirm the details of the events. We are not responsible for external links.

Concentrating on the ornamental gardens close to the mansion and the work of the Millennium Seed Bank, your guide will point out particular plants of seasonal interest and will also talk about the history of the gardens and the Wakehurst mansion.


Tours commence at 11:30 am daily and last approximately 1 - 1½ hours and at 2pm on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. The tours are included in normal admission fee and take place on most days - weather and guide availability permitting - please check at the Visitor Centre entrance beforehand. There is no need to book. Tours commence at the Meeting Point by the Stables Kitchen.


Info: Tel: 01444 894066



Saturday 20th May: Ansty Garden Club: Coffee Morning and Plant Sale, all welcome. 10am to 12.30 pm, at Ansty Village Centre, Deaks Lane, RH17 5AS.

Wednesday 31st May: Ansty Garden Club: talk on “Gardening Naturally” by Mark Saunders, Head Gardener at Fittleworth House. 7.45pm at the Ansty Village Centre.

Saturday 3rd June: Lindfield Horticultural Society: Plant Stall on Lindfield Common, on Lindfield Village Day.

Friday 9h June: Burgess Hill Heritage & History Association: Exploring the archives- historical documents and photographs. 8pm at the Cyprus Hall. £2 members, £4 visitors.

Saturday 17th June: Haywards Heath Horticultural Society: Plant Sale and Summer Show, in the gazebo at The Orchards Centre, Haywards Heath.

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