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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 & Special Events

Groombridge Place is now closed and will reopen later in October 2021.

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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 will close on 1 October and will reopen later this month
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UPDATED 30 September 2021

We will be closed from Friday 1 October 2021 but will be reopening later this month.

When we are open the bird of prey flying demonstrations will take place daily at 12.30 and 3.30pm.  

When we are open could all visitors please book an arrival time slot in ADVANCE via this website to help us avoid queues at admissions.

All play areas and the formal gardens are open as normal.  The Tree Top Walkway will remain closed.  The Canal Boat will not be operating after 15 September.

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