The romantic eight-acre gardens of King John’s Lodge are as beautiful as they are tranquil, and have captured the hearts of many a garden writer, both in the UK and abroad.
of King John’s Lodge are as beautiful as they are tranquil, and have captured the hearts of many a garden writer, both in the UK and abroad. With the stunning house as its backdrop, the grounds boast formal lawns with a fountain and lily pond, a wild garden with ancient apple trees, and a meadow.
‘Such a beautiful place to discover. Everywhere (and everybody) so welcoming. We will be back with more friends who appreciate such atmosphere. Thank you!’
Fabian & Sue from Beckley/Bexhill
‘The garden is a love song, a duet between a human being and Mother Nature.’
By the front of the house, and a favourite with visitors, is a secret pond with a woodland walk featuring a statue of Titania and Oberon. Nearby, sheep graze and white fantail pigeons flutter in the picturesque parkland that surrounds the southern and eastern sides of the house and gardens.
Over the years the garden has featured in many publications all over the world. Below are links to a few of those articles: