• Clinton Lodge, Fletching
  • Coates Manor, Fittleworth
  • Isfield Place
  • The Oast House, Isfield
  • Pashley Manor
  • "Hot Bed of Unrest" at Turners House (left) and Old Vicarage (centre and right), both Nr Heathfield
  • Wakehurst Place
  • Clinton Lodge, Fletching


Get out your diaries

SGT garden visits are coming back!

Dear SGT members

During lockdown our Events Committee have been busy organising a programme of garden visits, especially for our members. You have waited long enough…

Key points

  • These talks/visits are for SGT members only. Non-members, including guests of existing members, will have to join before making a booking - to join, see this page Join SGT
  • We will be using Bookwhen to make bookings. Details of how to use this will be sent direct to SGT members soon, but don’t worry if you aren’t confident to use it – just contact us 
  • Tickets will be booked on a first come, first served basis and a waiting list will be managed if any event is over-subscribed

Events – the latest situation – what’s confirmed so far

  • Thursday 27 May 6pm – virtual visits to Michelham Priory, East Sussex and Denmans, West Sussex – FREE zoom event. This is a prelude to live visits to both gardens later in the summer.
  • Tuesday 8th June – all day visit to two gardens near Chichester – Arlington House (11.30-1.00pm) and Lordington House (2.00-4.00pm), they are less than 2 miles apart.
  • Friday 9 July – 11.30 – 4.00pm visits to Banks Farm, Barcombe, nr Lewes and Clinton Lodge six miles to the north (max numbers = 40, cost per ticket is £20) Tea/coffee and cake provided
  • Wednesday 21 July- 2.00 – 4.30 pm visit to Wadhurst Park (no limit on numbers, cost per ticket is £12) Tea and cake provided

Bookings for the 4 events above will be open from MONDAY 10 MAY. Click here to get to our home page www.bookwhen.com/sussexgtevents 

Still in the pipeline – not yet confirmed

  • week beginning 21 June - afternoon private visit to Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden, near Dorking
  • early August – visit to Michelham Priory, Upper Dicker, E Sussex
  • early September – afternoon/early evening visit to Denmans at Fontwell

All Covid-related precautions will be taken and maps/garden details will be sent in advance to all those who have booked. Booking details for the first 4 events were sent SGT members by e-mail. So get ready – we will see you in the garden!

For any initial queries please contact us

Recent past events are shown below for information.


SGT Spring Lectures 2021

SGT Spring 2021 lecture series summary