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Bodiam Castle | Bedgebury National Pinetum | Bluebell Railway Museum | Sheffield Park Garden| Standen

 

 

Bodiam Castle
Bodiam, Robertsbridge E.Sussex TN32 5UA Tel: 01580 830436

Description:
Extremely picturesque storybook castle with perfect battlements and a very large moat. Discover all the nooks and crannies of a 14c castle and gain wonderful views from the turrets. Has shop and tearoom

Location:
Bodiam is on the Kent border of Sussex approx midway between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings. It is 2 miles east of Hurst Green off A21. Car park £1

Opening Times:
14 Feb- 1 Nob 10-6 (or dusk) 3 Nov-3 Jan Tue-Sun 10-4

Disabled Access
Ground floor only

Admission Prices:
Adults £3.80 Children £1.65 NT

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Bedgebury National Pinetum
TN17 2SL Tel: 01580 211044

Description:
This is the national collection of conifers

Location:
From Tunbridge Wells follow A21 for about 8 miles until the B2079

Opening Times:
winter 10-5 (or dusk) summer 10-6.30

Disabled Access
Not recommended for wheelchairs. No facilities

Admission Prices:
Adults £2.50 Children £1.20 (possible rise during 98)

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Sheffield Park Garden
TN22 3QY Uckfield Tel: 01825 790231

Description:
This magnificent and extensive garden for all seasons with four lakes linked by cascades of waterfalls was laid out by Capability Brown.

Location:
Midway between East Grinstead and Lewes. 5m north west of Uckfield of the A275. Free car park. Rail: .5 mile from Sheffield Park (Bluebell Line).

Opening Times:
Ar-15 Nov daily 11-6 or dusk if earlier. 18 Nov-20 Dec daily, except Mon & Tues 11-4

Disabled Access
Most parts of garden accessible

Admission Prices:
Adults £4.20 Children £2.10 NT

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Bluebell Railway Museum
TN22 3QL Tel: 01825 723777 SEE PICS & WEBSITE

Description:
For steam rail enthusiasts this 9 mile railway runs through beautiful countryside laden with bluebells in the spring. Call for special events. At the main station is a museum.

Location:
Main station Sheffield Park. Midway between East Grinstead and Lewes. 4.5m E of Haywards Heath, off A275

Opening Times:
Weekends in Jan & Feb. May -Sep full service

Admission Prices:
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Standen
East Grinstead RH19 4NE Tel: 01342 323029

Description:
This was a showpiece of the 19c arts and crafts movement and the house is decorated throughout with William Morris carpets, fabrics and wallpapers.

Location:
2miles south of East Grinstead, signposted from B2110. Rail: East Grinstead 2 miles.

Opening Times:
Apr- Oct Wed-Sun and BH Mons 1.30-4.30 and end of Mar at weekends

Disabled Access:
Ground floor of house, art of garden, restaurant and shop.

Admission Prices:
Around £5 (unconfirmed for this year) NT

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