National Trust Houses and Gardens
Standen House - East Grinstead
Arts and Crafts family home William Morris interiors set in beautiful hillside garden.
Emmetts - Sevenoaks
Edwardian Garden and woodland
Bateman’s - Burwash
Home of writer Rudyard Kipling
Home of Winston Churchill
Scotney Castle –Lamberhurst
Country house and romantic gardens
Gardens, house and woods
Uppark House –South Harting, Petersfield
Elegant Georgian rooms and furniture
Sheffield Park –Sheffield East Sussex
Gardens and woodland
Other Houses and Gardens
Downe house –Biggin Hill
Home of Charles Darwin
Battle Abbey –Battle
Site of the 1066 Battle of Hastings
Groombridge Place –Groombridge, Tunbridge Wells
Award winning gardens, Enchanted Forest, Outdoor Adventures
High Beeches Woodland and Water Garden
Borde Hill –Haywards Heath
Gardens and parkland
Wakehurst Place –Ardingly
Royal Horticultural Society extension of Kew Gardens
Penshurst Place –Penshurst
Home and gardens
Wild life and Farms
British Wildlife Centre –Newchapel, East Grinstead
UK’s finest collection of native species
The Llama Park –Wych Cross, East Grinstead
Home of llamas, alpacas, reindeer, Spanish horses, Jacob sheep, donkeys, Mangalitsa pigs.
South Downs Heritage Centre –Hassocks
Museum of gardening, Sussex food hall, Art &Craft workshops
Historic Buildings and Castles
The Royal Pavilion - Brighton
King George IV’s pleasure palace
Weald and Downland Open Air museum –Singleton, Chicester
Depicting 950 years of rural life including rescued historic buildings
Chiddingstone Castle &Gardens –Edenbridge
Stunning country house with unique collection of exotic antiquities.
Hever Castle –Hever
Childhood home of Anne Boleyn, a wife of Henry VIII
Leeds Castle –Maidstone
Norman stronghold and palace used by Henry VIII and his first wife Catherine of Aragon
Anne of Cleves House –Lewes
A house for exploring how the Tudors and Elizabethans lived, worked at home.
The Priest House –West Hoathly, East Grinstead
15th century Wealden hall house with museum of Sussex Folklore.
House once owned by Henry VIII, Thomas Cromwell, Mary I and Elizabeth I.
Historic Steam Railways
Bluebell Railway –East Grinstead
22 miles from East Grinstead to Sheffield Park.
Fine collection of vintage steam locos and carriages.
Kent &East Sussex Railway –Tenterden
10 miles between Tenterden and Bodiam
Spa Valley Steam Railway –Tunbridge Wells
Tunbridge Wells West to Eridge
Pooh Corner –Upper Hartfield
Home of AA Milne’s Winnie the Pooh
Lingfield Racecourse - Lingfield
Chequer Mead Theatre and Arts Centre –East Grinstead
Theatrical productions and artistic displays
East Grinstead Museum
Museum tells the story of East Grinstead from pre-historical times to present day.