BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine

Explore the gardens of Kent and Sussex

2-5 June 2024, 3 nights from £975pp*



◼ Three nights’ dinner, bed and breakfast, based on shared occupancy of a twin/double room ◼ One light lunch at Borde Hill Garden

◼ Light refreshmen­ts at

Hole Park Gardens

◼ Coach transfers throughout the tour ◼ Tour led by gardening expert David Hurrion


◼ Sissinghur­st Castle

◼ Borde Hill

◼ Wakehurst

◼ Great Dixter House & Gardens

◼ Hever Castle & Gardens ◼ Pashley Manor Gardens

Join our tailor-made tour exploring the beautiful gardens of Kent and Sussex, while indulging in the comfort of the four-star East Sussex National Hotel.

◼ DAY 1 Check-in at East Sussex National Hotel at 3pm and enjoy a welcome drink and a talk by gardening expert David Hurrion,

followed by a sumptuous threecours­e dinner, paired with wine. ◼ DAY 2 Begin with a guided exploratio­n of Borde Hill, featuring Jay Robin’s Rose Garden and the Garden of Allah. After a light lunch, journey to

Wakehurst, the 500-acre Sussex outpost of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and home to the Millennium Seed Bank.

◼ DAY 3 In the morning we visit

Sissinghur­st Castle Garden and its iconic White Garden, before heading to Great Dixter House & Gardens, then on to a guided tour on which you’ll indulge in

Hole Park Gardens’ charm.

◼ DAY 4 Your last day takes you on a guided tour of Pashley Manor Gardens, which is in the style of a quintessen­tial English country garden, followed by a trip to Hever Castle & Gardens, a double-moated 14th-century marvel. Return to the hotel, cherishing the memories.

NOTE: These are busy itinerarie­s involving a large amount of walking, with little or no access to assistance. Please bear this in mind when booking.

Borde Hill

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