Discover the beautiful award-winning gardens and the forest with its giant swings, zip wires and Crusoe’s World.
Meet the new baby animals and enjoy a canal boat ride. Admire the peacocks from the newly refurbished ‘Peacock Bistro’.
Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’ was filmed at Groombridge Place, find out more about this and our other literary connections.
Also free with admission are the daily Birds of Prey displays (except Mondays).
We are open at weekends throughout the year until we open daily next March. Groups and school visits can be accommodated all year round when booked in advance. For more information on opening times, visit our information page.
The Gardens include a formal Knot and Oriental Garden, a Secret Garden, the white rose garden and the wonderfully named Drunken Garden, a favourite of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Children will enjoy playing on the giant chess set.
Children will have a day to remember playing in the forest. This magical world of mystery and intrigue includes giant tree swings, zip wires and rope swings, wooden bridges, a maze and Crusoe’s World.
As well as the beautiful peacocks, the birds of prey and the animals in the forest, there are some new editions for visiting children to meet including the cute Golden Guernsey kids, Stumpy and Bobby and the little Kunekune piglets.