Garden: Rose, Mulberry, Herb and Wild Gardens surround this Jacobean manor house. The house is on the River Dudwell, which flows through the wild garden, where there is a working historic corn mill. Bateman's Lane, Burwash, East Sussex, England, TN19 7DS
A series of wonderful gardens arranged around a historic 15th-century house at Great Dixter. Within the gardens are a sunken garden, wonderful topiary, a famous long border, rose gardens, and a flower/vegetable garden, all with wild flowers sprinkled throughout. The gardens at Great Dixter were the work of one man; Christopher Lloyd, who spent his life developing a garden of varied interest that draws visitors from across the globe. Best in: spring. Dixter Road, Northiam, Rye, East Sussex, England, TN31 6PH
Merriments is a lovely modern garden covering 4 acres, with plants ranging from tropical to a gravel garden. Especially interesting is the 'Golden Border', brim full of yellow colour. Hawkhurst Road, Hurst Green, East Sussex, England, TN19 7RA
'One of the finest gardens in England', and a former winner of the Christies Garden of the Year award, Pashley Manor Garden is a very traditional country house garden surrounding a Grade I listed Tudor manor. Gravel and turf paths and terraces wind through delightful plantings, with excellent views over the nearby valleys.
Ticehurst, Wadhurst, East Sussex, England, TN5 7HE
A 100 acre landscape garden designed in the 18th century by the ubiquitous Capability Brown, with a series of 5 lakes linked by cascades and waterfalls. Rare trees are a wonderful sight in autumn, but Sheffield Park is best in spring for daffodils and bluebells followed by azaleas and rhododendrons. Sheffield Green, Uckfield, East Sussex, England, TN22 3QX