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Borde Hill combines outstanding vistas with tranquil outdoor garden rooms.

Borde Hill features the delightful Azalea Ring and Rhododendron Gardens, Rose Garden and scenic Italian Garden, plus subtropical dells and ruins of Old Potting Sheds.

Beyond the Garden visitors can enjoy beautiful woodland walks, lakeside strolls or explore the grade II* listed parkland. Children can let off steam in the adventure playground and dogs on leads are welcome. Events throughout the season include horticultural talks and family activities during the school holidays.

Today’s opening hours

25 March to 3 November 2019.

10am to 5pm (weekdays) 10am to 6pm (weekends).



25 March to 3 November 2019.

10am to 5pm (weekdays) 10am to 6pm (weekends).

Find Us
Find us

1½ miles north of Haywards Heath on Borde Hill Lane. 20 minutes from Brighton and Gatwick on the M23 via junction 10a.

Direct trains from London Bridge or Victoria to Haywards Heath (45 mins). Taxis at station 1.5 miles away.


This property offers free access to HH Members during normal opening hours. There are also a number of membership optoions for the Gardens, which are all full listed on the Borde Hill website.

Adults £9.50

Concessions £9.00

Child £6.35

Family Day Tickets and Season Tickets available.

More admission details

  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes
  • Accessible toilets
Group Visits
Group Visits

House and Garden tours are available for pre-booked groups, offering bespoke catering options. Full deailts can be found on the Borde Hill website.

Things to See

Upcoming events

25 Apr 2019

Shrubs for Seasonality’ Lecture

Enjoy a fascinating talk given by RHS Vice President and leading horticulturalist Jim Gardiner.

Drawing from his remarkable experience of working for the RHS for 28 years, Jim’s illustrated talk will identify a wide selection of shrubs that can be used in gardens of all sizes to provide interest throughout the seasons.

In addition, he will highlight a range of plants, including bulbs and herbaceous, that can be used in association with shrubs to give ‘added value’ to your planting.

Following the talk, enjoy a private tour of the Garden.

Tickets: £22.40 (RHS Members/Friends of Borde Hill) / £28.00 non-members. Ticket price includes refreshments on arrival served inside the Elizabethan Mansion House. 

Please visit our website to book tickets or for further information.


Corporate Hire

Corporate events

The Elizabethan Tudor mansion at Borde Hill provides a special and unique setting for board meetings, conferences and private client entertaining. Our impressive Trophy Room seats 70 guests in a theatre or cabaret layout, and we can host up to 20 guests in the stunning Dining Room for a fine-dining meal.

If you are looking to hold a larger event, we can host marquee facilities on the lawn. We also offer a wide-range of outdoor pursuits, ideal for team-building exercises.


  • Wifi
  • Lunch
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Projector and screen
  • Refreshments
  • Accessible toilets
  • Plentiful parking