The High Weald is one of England’s finest landscapes and designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is an attractive region with a mosaic of small farms and woodlands, historic parks, sunken lanes and ridge-top villages. Newhouse Farm is located pretty much dead centre.
No 1 on the map: Bateman’s (National Trust) is a 17th-century Jacobean house located in Burwash, home of Rudyard Kipling from 1902 until his death in 1936.
No 2: Bedgebury National Pinetum is home to a world-leading collection of conifers and a beautiful setting for peaceful walks and picnics.
No 3: Bewl Water is the largest inland reservoir of water in the south east and an activity centre for walking, fishing, water sports. Dining options at the Boat House Bistro and Waterfront Café.
No 4: Bluebell Railway is one of the first preserved heritage lines in the country, with a fine collection of vintage steam locomotives and carriages.
No 5: Bodiam Castle (NT) is an archetypal 14th century moated castle with ruined interior – a glimpse of medieval splendour.
No 6: Great Dixter is an historic Lutyens house, a garden, a centre of education, and a place of pilgrimage for horticulturists.
No 7: Hever Castle was the childhood home of Anne Boleyn.
No 8: Nymans (NT) is a garden lovers’ home for all seasons, with an extensive yet intimate garden set around a romantic house and ruins.
No 9: Pashley Manor Gardens has 11 acres of beautiful borders and vistas – the culmination of a lifetime of passion for gardening, an appetite for beauty and an admiration of the tradition of the English Country garden.
No 10: Scotney Castle (NT) is set in a beautiful wooded estate, with a Victorian country mansion, a 14th century moated castle and gardens.
No 11: Sheffield Park & Garden (NT) near Haywards Heath boasts acres of landscape gardens bordered by historic parkland and woodland.
No 12: Sissinghurst Castle Garden (NT) where Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson created a world renowned garden.
No 13: Smallhythe Place (NT) was Ellen Terry’s early 16th-century house and cottage gardens.
No 14: Wakehurst Place is home to the Millennium Seed Bank and over 500 acres of the world’s plants in the heart of Sussex
Pashley Manor Gardens is a 11-acre garden located in Ticehurst, East Sussex, England. The gardens are family-owned and maintained and are open to the public from April to September. The gardens feature a variety of plants and flowers, including tulips, roses, dahlias, and many more. There are also several fountains, ponds, and statues throughout the gardens. Pashley Manor Gardens is a popular spot for weddings, photography shoots, and other events. The gardens are also home to a cafe and gift shop. Pashley Manor Gardens has a long and storied history. The manor house was built in the 16th century, and it is rumoured that Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII, spent part of her childhood there. The gardens were originally laid out in the 17th century, and they have been expanded and improved over the years. Today, Pashley Manor Gardens is a popular tourist destination. Visitors can enjoy the beauty of the gardens, learn about the history of the manor house, and take part in a variety of events. The gardens are also a popular spot for weddings and photography shoots.