Sussex Prairie Garden is now open until 13th October 2024. Our normal opening hours are Wednesday to Sunday 1pm until 5pm , closed Mondays* and Tuesdays (*except Bank Holiday Monday 26th August when we shall be extraordinarily open !) Our next big event will be the Botanical Art Fair on 20th & 21st July - why don't you prebook your tickets for fast track entrance ! expect lots of artisan makers and creators , refreshments and music ! Dogs welcome !

RHS Partner Garden.

Visiting the Garden

Plan your visit

Sussex Prairies is a large open space and gives plenty of scope for a safe visit in the restful open air and beautiful sussex countryside .

There is no need to prebook to come to Sussex Prairies…

Simply buy a day ticket at the gate, it will only cost the day entry price.

See prices and admission options

If you wish to visit the garden regularly, you may wish to buy one of our excellent value SEASON TICKETS, which will allow you entry as often as you like, without requiring you to pay each time you visit. eg . Only £32 for an individual ticket and £70 for a family ticket (admits two adults and up to three children)

Why not go to our website shop “Buy Tickets” to buy a Season ticket in readiness for our new season. Alternatively when you arrive at the garden for your first visit please enquire at the ticket office if you would like to buy a Season ticket on the day.


The Teashop will be serving teas, coffee and homemade cakes and ice cream which you can enjoy inside the teashop , on the terrace or throughout the garden.  There will be no sandwiches or savouries on offer.It is simple fare with our same great homemade cakes on offer. You are very welcome to bring and enjoy picnics in the garden  but please do take your rubbish home with you ! 

Enjoy our stunning garden throughout the season. We encourage visitors to walk right into the flower beds and enjoy the plants up close – a unique experience.

 

We are open 5 days a week from 1st June until 13th October - 1pm until 5pm - closed Mondays and Tuesdays

This week we are open:

Opening Closing
Monday Closed Closed
Tuesday Closed Closed
Wednesday 1pm 5pm
Thursday 1pm 5pm
Friday 1pm 5pm
Saturday 1pm 5pm
Sunday 1pm 5pm

Dogs

We love dogs at Sussex Prairie Gardens and we are one of the few gardens that welcome them.

We provide water bowls at the cafe. We do ask that you please keep them under control on a short lead and that you clear up after them. We provide bags and bins.

Our dog Vigo enjoying the garden

Sussex Prairie Garden

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

Directions
By car from the M23
By car from the coast
By rail
By bicycle

By car from the M23

The M23 merges into the A23 heading south towards Brighton. Turn off at Hickstead, and travel through Sayers Common and then on the B2118 to Albourne. Turn right (at the brown sign) to Albourne village and towards Henfield on to the B2116.

Follow this road for approximately 3 miles. You will reach Sussex Prairies at Morlands Farm which is situated on your left hand side. A purple buffalo by the roadside and a row of very tall mature poplar trees indicates the garden.

Follow signs for parking in the field next to the house.

By car from the coast

From Shoreham by Sea follow the A 2037 north towards Henfield, passing through small Dole and Henfield. From Henfield, take the A281 towards Horsham. About half a mile after leaving the village, turn right (at the brown sign) on to the B2116 towards Albourne (Wheatsheaf Road).

Follow this road for just over a mile. You will reach Sussex Prairies at Morlands Farm which is situated on your right hand side. A purple buffalo by the roadside and a row of very tall poplar mature trees indicates the Garden.

Follow signs for parking in the field next to the house.

rail

By rail

We are an hour and a quarter from London Victoria station and only half an hour from Gatwick Airport . Take the Brighton line and get off at Hassocks station. We are approximately 7 miles from the station.

Taxis should be booked in advance if wishing to travel from the station to Sussex Prairies. Plan ahead!

By bicycle

Why not cycle? You can easily bring your bike on the train and we are 40 minutes cycle from Hassocks station.

Download map & directions

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Admission

Day Ticket Season Ticket
Adults £12.00 £32.00
Children £6.00 £18.00
Family
(one parent)
£28.00 £65.00
Family
(two parents)
£38.00 £70.00

A family ticket covers up to 3 children.

Season tickets make fabulous presents – why not visit our Online shop for some great gift ideas !

Your Sussex Prairies Season Ticket will give you unlimited visits to Sussex Prairie Garden during our 2024 open season – 1st June until 13th October 2024 inclusive during normal opening hours (see below).

Sussex Prairies shall be open Wednesdays through to Sunday every week, closed Mondays* (except Bank Holiday Monday 26th August when we shall be open ) and Tuesdays . Opening hours are generally 1pm until 5pm but during special events our opening hours may vary so please consult the website.

Your Season Ticket will entitle you to a 20% discount on tickets for the following special events:

→ Early Summer Plant Fair – Sunday 2nd June 2024
→ Botanical Art Fair – 20th and 21st July 2024
→ Late Summer Plant Fair – 1st September 2024
→ Beautiful & Useful Fair – 14th and 15th September 2024

Your Season Ticket will entitle you to FREE entry to our biggest summer event – The Indian Summer Bazaar.

Information on this and other discounts can be found on our Offers page.

Woodland trail to the garden

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Sussex Prairie Garden

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

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    1. Sussex Prairie Garden
      4.7
      Based on 518 reviews
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      Fraser BishopFraser Bishop
      10:50 11 Jul 22
      Wonderful garden well worth a visit. Great variety of plants showing so many ways of portraying a garden layout. Must comment on the great tea and cakes selection, our dog loved the doggy ice cream!
      Joan DaniellJoan Daniell
      15:13 06 Jul 22
      Beautifully planted area, in which you are encouraged to walk along paths between the plants so can be completely surrounded by foliage - a lovely effect.
      Peter WardPeter Ward
      08:40 28 Jun 22
      Beautiful garden, very relaxing, and bigger than you might think. Cafe is nice too
      Mike CleggMike Clegg
      16:07 08 Jun 22
      Tea room not brilliant nice cake but coffee in paper cup. No other options other then tea coffee and cake. Opening times short 1 to 5 but gardens beautiful
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