Woolbeding Gardens

Important notice -

We are now closed for 2019, but visit us again from Thursday 23rd April 2020! To book your 2020 tickets, call 0344 249 1895 or follow the links below.

Nestled in a quiet corner of West Sussex lies a true horticultural haven bursting with colourful planting, sensational views and a whole host of surprises.

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Things to see and do

Upcoming events

Woolbeding Gardens 2020

Thu 23 Apr 2020
A masterpiece of colour, design and planting, this carefully cultivated garden awaits your discovery.

Gardeners' Workshop - Herbaceous Borders

Thu 14 May 2020
Two of our skilled gardeners will demonstrate how they care for the main borders at Woolbeding Gardens, sharing tips on staking, division and planting for a colourful summer display.

Gardeners' Workshop - Propagation for Beginners

Fri 19 Jun 2020
Learn essential skills in how to grow your own plants successfully from seeds and cuttings.

Gardeners' Workshop - Vegetable Growing

Wed 15 Jul 2020
Join our kitchen gardener to pick up hints and tips on how we grow vegetables at Woolbeding Gardens, from seed sowing, planting to harvesting without chemicals.

Gardeners' workshop - Shrub Care and Pruning

Wed 12 Aug 2020
Join our Head Gardener to discover hints and tips on caring for shrubs and how they enhance your garden.

Pressed Flower Workshop

Fri 18 Sep 2020
Join us to learn about the best ways to preserve flowers and leaves. We will demonstrate how to put together a pressed flower picture frame before you will have the chance to have a go yourself.
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Group visit

Book your 2020 group visit to Woolbeding Gardens

Bring your group to our gardens and enjoy browsing the garden at your own pace, learn more about the horticulture by booking an introductory talk on this stunning garden set by the River Rother.

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Eating and shopping

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The mansion house at Woolbeding Gardens

A Garden of Design 

Woolbeding Estate was given to the National Trust in 1957, find out more about how Woolbeding was transformed into a garden of design.

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Our work

Contemporary glasshouse at Woolbeding Gardens

New contemporary glasshouse 

We’re supporting The Woolbeding Charity in the development of a new contemporary glasshouse and gardens. Designed by Heatherwick Studio, this striking ten-sided ‘kinetic’ glasshouse will offer visitors a chance to learn about the plants brought to Europe along the historic Silk Route.

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Get involved

Gardener pruning at Woolbeding Gardens

Volunteering at Woolbeding Gardens 

Interested in trying something new? You can support the National Trust, meet plenty of new people, learn new skills as well as gain and share valuable experience if you become a volunteer with us.