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Beeleigh Abbey, now a private house (not open to the public), is a historic setting for this 3-acre secluded garden which has been extended and revived n the last three years.
The garden has a number of different rooms, with mature trees surrounding a variety of planting and water features including a rose garden with over 300 modern English roses and an 85yd long herbaciousborder. There are also cottage and bog gardens, kitchen and soft fruit gardens, an orchard, wild flower meadowmand a wisteria walk.
More recently, the main lawn has been divided to provide more pathways to connect with existing areas. A focal point is the 3-tiered water feature and pool. A low yew hedge and 12 large standard yews have been planted together with over 140 Munstead lavenders and 12 Winchester Cathedral roses.
There is free parking, a marquee offering refreshments, and sales of plants and other produce.