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Passion + Knowledge = World Class Garden!

Pauline and Paul McBride offer fabulous guided tours around their garden. I took my non-gardening... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Mark D
An amazing garden!

Wow! If you like the prairie look this is the place to visit. It is a stunning collection os huge... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Peter S
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exciting prairie garden of approx 8 acres planted in the naturalistic style using 50,000 plants of over 1000 different varieties.Expect layers of colour , texture and architectural splendour. Permanent sculpture collection and exhibited sculpture...more
Morlands Farm Wheatsheaf Road | Wheatsheaf Road, Henfield BN5 9AT, England
+44 1273 495902
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 August 2014

We took some friends on two different Sundays in July. We thoroughly enjoyed both visits. It is so good to see such large displays of herbaceous plants and grasses in such an open setting. On both visits there was a little wind which added to...More

5  Thank BOBOK777
PaulineMcBride, Owner at Sussex Prairies Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2014

A july visit to our gardens certainly guarantees big swathes of colour and texture and an experience of wonder and delight. Walking through the borders on our little wood chip pathways is like entering a new world and with a breeze you get an audio...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 4 March 2016

I live locally and have always tried to encourage the family with nature, but felt it an expensive couple of hours to take the kids and grandparents, no one seemed interested in offering a deal. I'd rate this 5 stars, I admire the local investment...More

2  Thank Ian M
PaulineMcBride, Owner at Sussex Prairies Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2016

Thank you for your appreciation of our garden - so glad you enjoyed your visit. I am sorry that you were not made aware of the Family entry price for the garden - which covers 2 adults and put to 3 children under 16 years...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Lovely place to visit in the warm autumnal Sunday sunshine, quite a few flowers still out and grasses very attractive. Relaxing & tranquil spot to spend a few hours with lots of pleasant areas to sit & relax regardless of whether you are interested in...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2018

Pauline and Paul McBride offer fabulous guided tours around their garden. I took my non-gardening other half on the promise of cake and coffee, so he could carry back to the car my purchases! The passion, enthusiasm and clear depth of knowledge from both Paul...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Wow! If you like the prairie look this is the place to visit. It is a stunning collection os huge beds full of grasses of every type, colour and height, together with colour from perennials and sedums, teees and hedges. Dotted around are sculptures and...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 15 September 2018

A lovely garden to visit for autumn colours. Once a year they hold a special unusual plant show for plantaholics.

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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

I took my 90 year old mum having read the reviews and we weren’t disappointed. As others quite rightly say it is a different and less formal garden experience. Stunning plants and loved the small paths through the cultivated areas . its flat so perfect...More

Thank JanC377
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

A really different, relaxing garden. Clever planting, informal, with friendly staff, and easy to find. Not very big but really pleasant to wander around. Plenty of seats and a haven for butterflies and bees.

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Reviewed 31 August 2018

These gardens are so different from anything I have seen before and it has certainly awakened my interest in having some tall grasses in my own garden. However, the grasses are accompanied by many varied perennials displaying both brilliant and subdued colours. I love the...More

Thank Di C
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We have visited Sussex Prairie Gardens many times over the years and have always enjoyed ourselves. The gardens were stunning this August and you can easily spend an hour or more meandering through them. In the early years it was understandable that the catering and...More

Thank BOBOK777
Reviewed 27 August 2018

If you expect to visit formal gardens, manicured, formal flower beds and golf course lawns, you will be disappointed. However, if you love informality, gorgeous splendiforous magical circular beds of massively tall cottage garden herbaceous plants, perennials, amazingly beautiful grasses all transversed via half hidden...More

Thank Gillyscarlett
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Sussex Prairie Gardens is set deep in the Sussex countryside not too far from Henfield. Car parking is ample and there's an admission fee of £8 for adults, although there's no senior concession family tickets are available. Sussex Prairie Gardens is an oasis with its...More

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Nicky S
28 August 2016|
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Response from Mary L | Reviewed this property |
Details on Sussex prairies website Sounds great.
Karl F
7 August 2016|
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Response from tiff342 | Reviewed this property |
Brighton to Henfield turn right go through the village and out. Then turn right onto the albourne road . It's about a mile on the right . Look out for purple bison statues . Lovely tea rooms there . It's just a rather unique... More
Marianne D
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Response from SF15_13 | Reviewed this property |
Its all grass. but my friend was in a wheelchair and i managed to push her as it was a dry day. Fabulous gardens do go.