King John’s Nursery & Garden

East Sussex

Type:Formal Garden

Sheepstreet Lane, Etchingham, East Sussex, TN19 7AZ

Tel: 01580 819 220

House and Garden


The romantic eight-acre gardens of King John's Lodge are as beautiful as they are tranquil and have captured the hearts of many a garden writer both in the UK and abroad. With the stunning house as its backdrop, the grounds boast formal lawns with a fountain and lily pond, a wild garden with ancient apple trees and a meadow. The nursery sells a great range of hard to find plants and the shop is crammed full of things for the home and garden, it is often described as an Aladdin’s cave. The new café serves tea and coffee with homemade cakes and a range of snacks and has stunning views over the Weald.

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Guided Tours for 10 or more (price per head)£4.00 per ticket
Indvidual admission (1-9 people)£4.50 per ticket



  • On-Site cafe/restaurant

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted - Must be on a lead.
  • Event Venue
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 1 hour
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 60
  • Special group rates - Groups of 10 or more, £4 entrance.
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction


Map & Directions

Road Directions

From the A21 at Hurst Green turn down to Etchingham, after you have passed the church on your right take the next right onto Church lane which turns into Sheepstreet Lane. King John’s Nursery is two miles on the left.
The nursery is signposted from Ticehurst.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station is Etchingham which is two miles away.


  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member Tourism South East Member 2021

Opening Times

April to October (1 Apr 2023 - 31 Oct 2023)
Monday10:00 - 17:00*
Wednesday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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