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We’re excited to share with you our July 2024 Open Garden dates. Join us to explore the wonderfully beautiful gardens of Hastings and Rother and take a rare glimpse into some the most spectacular hidden gems that the area has to offer. This event is kindly sponsored by Crest House Care Ltd.

We have pleasure in providing What3Words (W3W) locations for those who find them useful. Open Garden maps will be available to download here soon.

Saturday 6th July – St Leonards on Sea, £7.50 entry for access to all gardens.

25 Upper Maze Hill, TN38 0LB
W3W: rigid.tones.blend
Plenty of seating to enjoy the scenery, sensory garden and exciting artwork throughout gardens.
Refreshments available here.

Glanymor, 3 Highlands Gardens, TN38 0HT
W3W: taker.chef.crest
This garden has only opened once before and is in the process of restoring the garden with new planting. Beautiful sea views.

Delphia House, 11 Branksome Road, TN38 0UA
W3W: result.cheese.craft
A garden of surprises, designed by the late Robin Williams, a gold medalist at Chelsea and later chair of the Show Garden Judges, and a cat friendly garden.

St Benedicts B & B, 81 Pevensey Road, TN38 0LR
W3W: taps.planet.banana
Victorian walled kitchen garden with seating areas, glasshouses, old bothy and conservatory. In one walled garden, there are two
glasshouses, a summer house and a chapel. Large pond and numerous mature flower borders.

Saturday 13th July – Hastings, £6.00 entry for access to all gardens.

41 Linton Road, TN34 1TW
W3W: excuse.glass.saves
Silver birch woodland with a natural pond, rose walk, formal garden and a vegetable garden.

Silverdale, 1 Amherst Road, TN34 1TT
W3W: steps.cable.lists
Completely renovated in 2022 with an expanse of formal lawn surrounded by large borders. Tropicana meets traditional English.
Refreshments available here.

90 Priory Avenue, TN34 1UL
W3W: cost.water.cove
Beautiful 1930s mock Tudor house, views across Hastings and The Ridge and a sub-tropical planting style with some unusual specimens.

Saturday 20th July – Hastings Old Town, £7.50 entry for access to all gardens.
Refreshments will be served at 132 High Street, TN34 3ET.

Ebenezer Cottage, Tackleway, TN34 3BX
W3W: latest.first.final
Echiums, East Hill backdrop and a no dig approach.

Lower Torfield Allotments, Old London Road, TN34 3HA
W3W: quarrel.photo.store
Inspiration galore with vegetables, fruit and flowers and sustainability advice and eco ideas.

44 The Croft, TN34 3HH
W3W: smile.comical.grass
Terraced garden overlooking Hastings Old Town, garden with space for wildflowers and paths and steps that lead to different levels.

The Studio House, 64 Croft Road, TN34 3HE
W3W: skip.truth.trails
A secret garden hidden behind a brick wall belonging to the former Gardens Editor of Country Living magazine, a sheltered space of many moods and lush
planting on several level and a huge tulip tree overhangs much of the garden accompanied by olive and mulberry trees.

The Old Rectory, 2-4 Harold Road, Ore, TN35 5ND
W3W: modes.added.slam
Surprisingly large, with stunning herbaceous borders, wide range of plants and for all seasons and a sumptuous walled garden.

Tuesday 23rd July – Northiam, £7.50 entry for access to all gardens.

Brickwall, Rye Road, TN31 6NL
Chess garden with topiary, library lawn with formal lawns and themed gardens.

Rose View, Quickbourne Lane, TN31 6QY
Wildlife garden, ducks and chickens and an advocate for wildlife.

Westwell House, Main Street, TN31 6NB
Romantic garden, quiet places to sit, woodland, pond meadow, a formal parterre and more.

44 Cricketers Field, TN31 6FA
W3W: hulk.linguists.stylist
The border is a traditional English country cottage style, features include bananas, palms, yuca, bougainvillea and a towering and trailing passion flower and jasmine.

All gardens will be open from 10.30am – 3pm.

If you would like to purchase an Open Gardens season ticket for £40, which enables access to all of our 2024 gardens, please contact the Fundraising Team on 01424 456396 or email fundraising@stmichaelshospice.com

Open Garden Booklet

Our Open Garden booklet, listing all of our gardens listings and essential information, is available from all of our Hospice shops and Reception, plus the following outlets:

Pashley Manor, Tate Fencing, Planters, Julie’s Plants, Brown’s Farm Shop, King John’s Nursery, M Betts and Lloyd Butchers, Eggs to Apples, Athela’s Plants, Hope Cottage Farm, Great Park Farm, Carrolls Fruit and Veg, Eldridge’s Animal Feeds, La Collina Gardens, Blackbrooks Bexhill, Merriments, Wakeham’s Farm, Petals for Plants, Rye Garden Centre, Ed’s Nursery, Benenden Community Shop and Rotherview Nursery.

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