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Great Dixter was the family home of gardener and gardening writer Christopher Lloyd - it was the focus of his energy and enthusiasm and fuelled over 40 years of books and articles.

Now under the stewardship of Fergus Garrett and the Great Dixter Charitable Trust, Great Dixter is an historic house, a garden, a centre of education, and a place of pilgramge for horticulturists from across the world.


Today’s opening hours

30 March - 27 October: Tuesday to Sunday closed Monday except bank holidays Garden 11-5pm house 1-4pm.



30 March - 27 October: Tuesday to Sunday closed Monday except bank holidays Garden 11-5pm house 1-4pm.

Find Us
Find us

Great Dixter House and Gardens is located in Northiam, approximately half a mile off of the A28, which runs through the village. Follow the brown tourist signs.

For those travelling by public transport, the nearest train stations to Northiam with connecting buses are Rye and Hastings. Buses run directly to Northiam (Monday to Saturday) from Rye, Hastings and Tenterden.


Historic Houses members visit for free.

House and Garden tickets:

Adult: £11.50 Child (5-15): £2.50 Children under 5: free

Gardens only:

Adult: £9.50 Child (5-15): 2.00 Children under 5: free

More admission details

  • Accessible toilets
  • Accessible parking
Group Visits
Group Visits

Our special group rate applies when the group size is 25 or more, and entrance to the House is between 2pm and 5pm. 
Adult: £10.50, Child: £10.50.

We also offer group tours outside of normal opening hours. For more information, please see our website.

Garden Tours: Treat your group to a one-hour tour of the garden with a member of the Great Dixter gardening team. These tours will take place upon arrival. Maximum group size 25. Tour price: £100.00 including VAT.

Things to See

Upcoming events

29 Sep 2019

Dachshund Fun Show

Dachshunds and their owners 10am, visitors 11am. Dachshunds can be entered on the day.

Includes Dachsund dashes, agility and ‘best six legs’. There will be a sausage sizzle.

Entrance fee: Dog show – free of charge in lower car park. Normal rates for House and Gardens entrance.


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