The garden opens from 1pm until 5pm six afternoons a week. We are always Closed on a Tuesday. Dogs are always welcome!

Sussex Prairie Garden

RHS Partner Garden.

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A stunning prairie in the heart of Sussex

Sussex Prairie garden opened to the public in 2009, just one year after planting. We count ourselves amongst a  handful of large new  gardens, designed and created in the 20th and 21st century, in Great Britain.

We are Britain’s largest “Prairie,” or “Naturalistic,” garden, with eight acres of stunning garden to roam around. Unlike most gardens of a comparable size, we have no castle or stately home! We designed and planted the garden ourselves, on Pauline’s family farm in West Sussex. Instead of armies of servants and gardeners, we planted all 35 000 plants with help of amazing friends and family!

Our garden encourages exploration using a network of small wood chip paths which snake through the huge borders. Come and visit, please do walk on the grass and in the borders! Sussex Prairies-an extraordinary garden created by ordinary people!

View of the garden from the barn

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Blackfoot Lodge Native American Enthusiasts Camp

Blackfoot Lodge Native American Enthusiasts Camp

Saturday 20th July - Monday 22nd July | 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Native American Enthusiasts, the Black Foot Lodge, camp in the garden with their living exhibit of native american artefacts.

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Eco Printing (Day 1) with Amanda Duke

Eco Printing (Day 1) with Amanda Duke

Monday 22nd July | 9:30am - 2:00pm

Eco-print is a fascinating way of printing onto fabric. You will use flowers and leaves from the Prairie Garden in a contact printing method that allows the leaf patterns and textures to transfer their colour to fabric.

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Paul & Pauline McBride,
Sussex Prairie Garden

Morlands Farm, Wheatsheaf Road (B2116),
near Henfield
, West Sussex, BN5 9AT

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  1. RHS Partner Garden.
  2. Tourism South East Member 2018.
  3. sussextopattractions.co.uk.
  4. Visit England Hidden Gem 2016.