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Leonardslee Gardens

Horsham

Type:Countryside, Parks & Gardens

Brighton Road, Lower Beeding, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 6PP

Tel: 0871 87 333 89

Leonardslee Gardens

About

Experience Leonardslee

Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens, described as ‘The Finest Woodland Gardens in England’, were first planted in 1801. The Grade I Listed gardens on the 240-acre estate feature an outstanding scenery throughout the year and particularly majestic as it blooms in spring or takes on the glorious colours of autumn. 

For a perfect day out, you can also visit the renowned Rock Garden and Dolls House Museum, see the rare colony of wallabies and catch sight of the deer roaming free; and then enjoy dining in style or taking high tea in the Grade II Listed Mansion, or enjoy more informal refreshments at other locations on the estate. 

Year-Round Entertainment | Grade I Listed Woodland Gardens | Stunning 240-acre Estate | Rare Wallaby Colony | Famous Dolls’ House Museum | Refreshments & Gift Shop | Free Parking | Group Rates | Guided Tours | Award-Winning Wines & more!

Accessibility

The property has spaces designated for disabled parking. Reception counters are lowered to meet the needs of visitors using wheelchairs. We are wheelchair accessible with disabled toilets. Guide Dogs Permitted.

The lower half of the gardens should be avoided by wheelchair users and those with restricted mobility or limited fitness.

The return journey is uphill, and although there are benches throughout the estate, it requires a good level of fitness and mobility to walk back to the reception centre and car park.

Payment on site

Sorry, no cash accepted. For security reasons, Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens is a cash-free zone. We only accept payment by card.

We have an outlet at reception and the Farm Shop that can accept cash and you will be given a card that can be used throughout Leonardslee. Simply return your card at the end of the day to receive a cash refund of any remaining money. 
 

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£12.50 per ticket
Child 5 - 16 years£6.50 per ticket
Children under fiveFree
Family (2 adults and 3 children)£34.00 per ticket

Annual membership from as little as £30.00

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Catering

  • Cafe - On-Site cafés/restaurant, Picnic Site, Afternoon tea, Fine-dining restaurant, Catering for groups, Catering provided, Full liquor licence, Outdoor eating area, Refreshments available, Vegetarians and vegans catered for
  • Picnic area
  • Vegetarians catered for

Children & Infants

  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome - Baby facilities, Children's meals, Family-friendly, Children welcome, Entry is free for children under 5 years

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities
  • Dogs welcome
  • Gift shop
  • Groups welcome - Groups by arrangement, Guided tours by arrangement
  • Guided tours - Available for groups
  • Licensed for alcohol
  • Licensed for weddings & ceremonies
  • Meeting rooms
  • Open all year round - except on Christmas day
  • Open New Year
  • Open on bank holidays

Parking & Transport

  • On Site Car Parking

Payment Methods

  • American Express
  • Maestro
  • MasterCard
  • Solo
  • Visa

Provider Preferences

  • Countryside Setting

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available

TripAdvisor

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Coach: Number 17 runs between Horsham Railway Station & Brighton and stops outside Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens

By Car:  From the M23/A23: Head South on the M23/A23 and take the exit signposted Handcross, follow the B2110 through Lower Beeding, at the end of the road turn left. The entrance is immediately on your left. 

From Horsham: Head South out of Horsham and follow the A281 for approximately 10 minutes, the entrance is on your left.  From Cowfold:

Head North on the A281 through Crabtree, the entrance is on your right at the top of the hill.  

Public Transport Directions

By Train: Nearest Rail Station is Horsham, with trains from London Victoria and Clapham Junction. 

Awards

  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2019 Tourism South East Member 2019 2019

Opening Times

Summer (1 Apr 2018 - 31 Oct 2019)
Winter (1 Nov 2019 - 31 Mar 2020)

* Closed 25th December

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