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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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General Admission

Groombridge Place is now open 10am to 5pm Wednesday to Sunday (closed Monday and Tuesday) and daily during school holidays and on bank holidays. Special Characters will be at Groombridge Place on both May Bank Holiday Weekends.

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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 open Wed to Sun (10am to 5pm) Bank holidays and school holidays. Please book tickets in advance
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UPDATED 8 May 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:  The daily birds of prey flying demonstrations will return from 19 May at 12.30 and 3.30pm.

A BBQ will operate at Crusoe’s World on weekends and in school holidays (except in bad weather).

Currently one of the highlights for visitors are the bluebells which are looking magnificent in the forest.

We will have 2 special characters coming to Groombridge Place on May Bank Holiday Weekend (Captain Hook and Peter Pan on 30&31 May)

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