The 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. 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.

 

‘The garden is a love song, a duet between a human being and Mother Nature.’
Jeff Cox

 

 

 

 

‘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

 

 

 

Over the years the garden has featured in many publications all over the world. Below are links to a few of those articles:

Period Living Magazine - March 2015 

 

 

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.

A delightful and deceptively large rustic café serving fresh, home-cooked lunches, cakes and a great selection of fine teas and coffees. With a roaring fire to warm you up on winter days!

The shop offers an eclectic mix of garden tools, ornaments, vintage finds and great ideas for the home. With such a diverse range it’s worth popping in to see what words can’t describe!

The nursery grows a selection of perennial plants with care and expertise. Varieties are chosen because they are the most beautiful, the hardest to find or are the most exciting new introductions.