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Groombridge Place is a remarkable and beautiful country estate resting on the border between East Sussex and Kent, on the edge of the historic village of Groombridge. With a 17th century moated manor house, sculpted formal gardens and 200 acres of parkland, Groombridge Place is everything you might expect from a traditional English country estate but with so much more to offer. Whether you want a relaxing stroll around the stunning gardens, an adventurous and fun-filled family day out or an unforgettable wedding venue, Groombridge Place is awaiting your visit.

Your Wedding Day at Groombridge Place

Groombridge Place Estate provides a choice of stunning venues for all styles of wedding, from intimate gatherings to larger occasions. Clever planting ensures colour and scent throughout the year, offering unforgettable moments for you and your guests.

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A Day Out at Groombridge Place

This magical world of mystery and intrigue includes pretty tree lined forest paths with water pools, giant tree swings, a raised board walk with zip wires and rope swings, wooden bridges, a maze and Crusoe’s World which has a recreated pirate ship from a major TV series. Visit Crusoes Pirate ship and mini treetop walkway too!

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The Groombridge Place Estate

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.

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Upcoming events

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General Admission

Groombridge Place will reopen on 29 March 2021 when it will be open daily during school holidays and on bank holidays. At other times the attraction will be open daily Wednesday to Sunday (closed Mondays and Tuesdays). During the Easter holidays families can enjoy the entertaining 'PUNCH AND JUDY' shows being held on the outdoor stage at Crusoe's World on 17,18 April. Visit Groombridge Place and enjoy beautiful countryside walks through the forest. Watch one of two daily birds of prey displays (only from 19 May as government guidelines do not permit this until this date). The Children's play areas and gardens are now open. The treetop walkway remains closed. A new flexible family and friends ticket has been introduced for just £25 which allows any four visitors to enjoy Groombridge Place (only one of the group has to be under 13 years of age). To rebook using your unused Christmas ticket please choose a date and time on the booking page before entering the e-mail address used to book the Christmas ticket to access your free return visit. Pre-walking infants free and accompanying registered carers free (proof of required of carer status). PLEASE NOTE THE CARER DOES NOT REQUIRE A PHYSICAL TICKET FOR ENTRY JUST A BENEFITS LETTER.

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Groombridge Estate Ventures Ltd
Groombridge Place, Groombridge Hill, Groombridge, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN3 9QG
Telephone: 01892 861444 | Email: office@groombridgeplace.com
Opening times:
We are now open Wednesday to Sunday (10am to 5pm) and school holidays. Please book tickets in advance
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UPDATED 17 April 2021

Outside of school holidays and bank holidays Groombridge Place will be open  Wednesday to Sunday (closed on Mondays and Tuesdays).  Open 10am to 5pm.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to an update on the government guidance our daily birds of prey flying demonstrations will return from 19 May not 12 April as originally intended.

During the Easter holidays families can enjoy the entertaining ‘PUNCH AND JUDY’ shows being held on the outdoor stage at Crusoe’s World on  17 and 18 April 2021.    A BBQ will operate every day in the Easter Holidays at Crusoe’s World (except in bad weather).

Please could ALL visitors book an arrival time slot in ADVANCE via this website to allow us to ensure social distancing can be maintained.

Please note the Tree Top Walkway, The Maze and Canal Boat are currently NOT open.  All other play areas and the formal gardens are open as normal.

Please also be careful when copying our post code into phones or into sat navs as some people are putting in an ‘a’ instead of a ‘Q’.  Our post code is TN3 9QG