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Southover Grange Gardens

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Address: Southover Grange Southover High Street, Lewes BN7 1TP, England
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An enjoyable green space in the heart of Lewes

We explored the gardens on the way from Anne of Cleve's House back to the main street. Even in March, they were a pleasant and well-maintained landscaped are in which to relax and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Ian C
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We explored the gardens on the way from Anne of Cleve's House back to the main street. Even in March, they were a pleasant and well-maintained landscaped are in which to relax and walk, with bridges over the water connecting up to the Sussex Guild Shop which is well worth a visit.

Thank Ian C
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The perfect place for a cup of tea and a sandwich in the sun while reading a book on a blanket in the summer. Stunning flower beds when they're all in bloom!

Thank Milly M
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I adore dogs, but when relaxing with friends/ family with young children it is good to have an option to relax in a park with a no dogs policy. No looking out for dog poop! Also, the cafe is great. Open from Easter - Early October, you can drink coffee and tea from a ceramic mug. Really so charming that... More 

Thank claireegret
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I just happened across these gardens as I was walking into Lewes town centre. They are absolutely stunning even in Autumn/ beginning of Winter. It is well kept and beautiful designed. There are a few little gardens off the central garden which are really quaint and pretty. It is the perfect place to just have a walk or read a... More 

Thank Gemma K
Lewes, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Living in Lewes with children in the local schools you soon learn to meet here in all seasons. There are such a collections of diverse spots to sit and to enjoy, and for children to play. From early Spring there is a 'tea room' out onto the lawn and patio surrounding the Grange and there are WCs too.

Thank Jonathan V
Lewes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We got married in The Grange and strolled in the gardens on a beautifully sunny June day four years ago, so I guess I am biased. The gardens are a cut above most public gardens. They feature magnificent trees such as a magnolia grandiflora and a rare mulberry. The grounds are dotted with excellent statues and there are several secluded... More 

Thank John L
Matlock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Beautiful gardens close to station with space for kids to run around and a small tea kiosk. A hidden gem in lewes

Thank Michelle D
Brighton England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Beautiful gardens ideal for all ages. Very well maintained and full of interesting plants. Perfect for photos after weddings or special events. Lovely.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Excellent venue and secluded, plenty of flora and fauna to look at and that is without looking at the grange itself. Free entry.

Thank ConnieFirtree
Hove, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

At first sight a beautiful gardens but there appear to be bye-laws in place prohibiting any kind of pleasure. I was expecting Chitty Chitty Bang Bang's child catcher to be o duty. What a perfect spot for a tea shop. Instead we have a seasonal serving hatch set about with notices suggesting customers will only be tolerated if they promise... More 

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