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Beautiful any time of year

Usually peaceful, nearly always a good display, refreshments in the summer, plenty of seats... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A beautiful peaceful place.

A peaceful place to read a book on a sunny day. Take a picnic with the children and have some fun... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lewes, United Kingdom
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Southover Grange Southover High Street, Lewes BN7 1TP, England
+44 1273 484999
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Usually peaceful, nearly always a good display, refreshments in the summer, plenty of seats. Interesting public art.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank andrewbLewes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A peaceful place to read a book on a sunny day. Take a picnic with the children and have some fun. There is a public toilet but i am unsure if they only open in the summer. Watch the wildlife and some times the odd...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PaulAugust2018
Reviewed 31 December 2018

An oasis of calm and beauty which is anything but typical, A walled garden so you feel you're hidden away from the rest of the world. Lots of corners and alcoves with statues, flower beds, water and unusual features. Very central and close to the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank brightspark72
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Friends from the area took us here, and I'm so glad they did. The gardens are absolutely beautiful, and we saw wedding getting ready to take place, too. Then we went up a VERY steep hill that was interesting, as well. This would be a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I wish I had had more time to explore the gardens: we had the wedding ceremony in the Grange, then the photos in the lovely gardens.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JamesHappyWalker
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Take some time to wander through the extensive gardens and take in the splendid flower beds, the rose garden, sit by the Mulberry tree and enjoy a cuppa and cake from the cafe. make sure you visit the Guild of Master Craftsmen shop too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jay K
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

I've always loved the gardens since I went to school in Lewes in the 70's so when we decided to marry Southover Grange Registry Office and Gardens was the obvious choice. Lovely flower beds walls and arches such beautiful surroundings made our day more special....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MinnaMooo
Reviewed 12 September 2018

These gardens are truly stunning. Beautiful to visit in any season. Amazing backdrop for photos with stunning stone arches, bridge and amazing gardens. Highly recommend a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Emily C
Reviewed 2 September 2018

a lovely place to wander, fragrant, well kept, peaceful place, full of history and charm...it was just what i needed after a great day of shopping and walking around the town

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hindle2015
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Although we have often cut through the gardens at the start or end of a long walk this was the first time we had actually looked around the gardens properly. They are very well maintained and have a few "hidden" surprises. So nice to have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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16 August 2017|
Response from Heather H |
There is on street parking in Southover a Road adjacent to the park, for which you can pay at the nearby ticket machine.
Louisa M
6 August 2017|
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Yes - I am pretty sure they are
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28 July 2015|
Response from Heather H |
It is not over large, but quite beautiful. You could walk around it in less than half an hour, or if you stop to admire the flowers you should allow an hour, (plus an extra 29 mins for a cuppa from the kiosk). There is... More