22nd June - 23rd June
10:00am - 5:00pm

Festival Stallholders

Ticket Prices

Adults: £18
Members (Borde Hill / RHS / Gardens Illustrated / The Newt / Chelsea Physic Garden): £14.40
Children (3-16 years): £8
Festival Talks: £10 per person (booking required)
Fringe events are included in the ticket price

A Global Blend of Gardening and Lifestyle Stalls

Borde Hill’s renowned collection of unusual plants and trees stand as a living testament to the daring Victorian-era plant hunters who scoured all four corners of the world to collect extraordinary specimens.

This spirit of adventure infuses Borde Hill Garden Festival, bringing international flair, contemporary craftsmanship and sustainable living across the 40 artisans, specialist growers, and unique brands to be discovered within a series of beautiful tents and stalls.

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Browse our Stallholder A-Z

Anna Wiscombe

Drawing inspiration from the English countryside, Anna crafts nature-inspired, sustainably sourced wooden gifts and homewares, including decorative wooden flower stems, wall birds, flower presses, and floral wreaths.

Annie Waring

A still life artist, Annie specialises in oil paintings of objects found in her home. Her subjects reflect the seasonal transformations of her garden and surrounding Sussex countryside, drawing  inspiration from the beauty of wildflowers, which have become a focus of her work.

Atelier Stella

A contemporary ceramic studio creating stylishly playful homewares and garden sculptures, influenced by mid-century ceramics from Cornwall, Sweden and Finland – unique handmade objects to treasure.

Beth Chatto’s
Plants & Gardens

Explore a diverse range of perennials, shrubs and bulbs from Beth Chatto’s world-renowned plant nursery, with roots tracing back to the 1960s – specialising in peat free plants for dry/gravel or damp conditions.

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Bridget Arnold

A cyanotype artist using primitive photography, cyanotype chemicals and sunshine to capture nature onto paper, using foraged plants and seaweeds to make botanical cards, prints, handmade material books, cushions and lampshades.

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C.Atherley

A new body care brand specialising in scented geranium products, founded by Cath Kidston MBE. Each fragrance derives from a different variety of the plant, containing over 90% natural ingredients. C.Atherley will also be welcoming Claverton Cloches to their stand.

Chimney Sheep

A range of natural and innovative products for the garden and outdoor living. Utilising surplus wool from the English Lake District, the range now includes natural irrigation, plastic-free planters, sustainable mulch matting and more…

Dan Howey

A handmade range of wooden furniture, homewares and utensils using a combination of traditional and contemporary craft practices. Inherently sustainable, the collection includes natural and built forms that celebrate our relationship with objects.

Eleplants Nursery

Eleplants Nursery will take you on a botanical journey, offering an exotic collection of unusual shrubs with an emphasis on those from Australia and New Zealand.

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Gabriel Ash

A renowned British brand of exquisite Greenhouse designs, made with meticulous craftsmanship and premium sustainable materials carefully selected to ensure long-lasting performance and durability. Endorsed by the Royal Horticultural Society.

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Glass Garden Art

Beautiful, handcrafted stained glass art for your garden, crafted by Sussex artist Ellie Drake-Lee. These stunning glass garden pieces add a unique element to any garden or patio, working well individually or in groups of two or three.

Glove Specialists

A family-run business offering a great range of high-quality gloves for all gardening tasks. From the best-selling Red Backs range to heavy duty leather gauntlets, you will be sure to find the answer to your gardening needs.

Hannah Dowding

Designer and maker of contemporary hand-crafted furniture, to include a home, lighting and gift range.  Hannah blends modern design with quality craftsmanship to create beautiful wooden products with a creative edge.

 

Heritage Handmade Garden Collection

Taking inspiration from antique originals, the collection reproduces garden design classics using premium materials, superior craftsmanship and traditional techniques to include planters, fountains, dining furniture and seating.

H W Hyde & Son

An RHS gold medal-winning nursery specialising in lily bulbs alongside alstroemeria bulbs and dahlia tubers, based in the West Sussex village of Rusper.

Jennifer Tetlow

Jennifer is a sculptor in stone with wildlife and the natural world at the heart of her work. Pieces capture the essence of her bird and animal subjects in a simple, quiet way, including birdbaths and functional stone garden sculptures.

Jurassic Plants

An award-winning nursery with a special, rare species for every garden, from balcony to woodland, ranging from dwarf flowering shrubs, bonsai starters and giant trees to rare fruits, climbers, and patio and conservatory plants. 

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MadeKind

A range of natural products for the home and body that are plant-based, non-toxic, gentle on the skin and safe to breathe. MadeKind is a safe and effective alternative for every household; key products in the range include natural cleaners and hand wash.

Moore & Moore Plants

An RHS Chelsea gold medal-winning, small, family-run nursery based in Billericay, Essex, specialising in peat-free, organically grown plants for shade, woodland and clay soils, plus a selection of plants that attract pollinating insects.

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Niwaki

Fine gardening tools, knives and practical accessories from Japan. Niwaki products are highly valued by gardeners, craftspeople, chefs, artists, homemakers, and everyone else who appreciates thoughtfully designed, useful and beautiful items.

ODD

ODD makes bespoke garden furniture, fabric and other oddities. Known best for their ‘Old Rockers’ swinging sofas, ODD is committed to local craftsmanship and a personal bespoke service. All products are handmade in England and made to last for generations.

Plant Belles

Plant Belles bend metal wire into useful forms, designing and handmaking elegant and practical metal plant supports for the garden. Plant Belles’ unique designs can be seen in private and public gardens all over the UK and beyond.

Priorswood Clematis

A small independent family-run business based in Ware, Hertfordshire, Priorswood Clematis are growers and exhibitors of award-winning clematis and climbers (RHS gold medalists).

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Rachel Dein

A Fine Art graduate from Middlesex University, Rachel pioneered the botanical bas-relief technique in 2011. Her plaster and concrete castings capture the fleeting beauty of plants, exhibited at RHS Chelsea Flower Show and featured in collections worldwide. 

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Sarah’s Garden Collectables

Recycled garden tools and equipment that have stood the test of time with careful restoration, cleaning and sharpening, including Victorian flowerpots, hand tools, secateurs and decorative items for the garden or greenhouse.

Secret Spaces

Secret Spaces provides a truly bespoke experience in garden art. Dan’s unique artisan style has become his trademark. Working by hand in watercolour, he captures every detail of your garden from an aerial view, adding personal iconography.

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Smith and Payne

Smith and Payne create beautifully arranged cut flower bunches using a blend of native and non-native plants and flowers in naturalistic combinations.

 

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So Souk

With a passion for small batch and sustainable products So Souk bring joy to your home with Egyptian hand-blown glassware, handmade Moroccan baskets, and hand block printed homeware – everything you need for your summer tablescape.

Sussex Willow

Sussex-based basketmaker and willow grower specialising in traditional frame baskets, organic woven willow forms, and plant supports, using locally sourced coppice and sustainable materials.

The Country Crib Studio

Designers and makers of hard-wearing apparel and accessories made using only natural materials, such as premium organic cotton canvas. Every aspect of design and packaging is considered with the environment in mind.

The Culinary Herb Company

Browse an enticing selection of over 250 varieties of herbs, wild flowers and vegetable plants, grown organically on a nursery in East Sussex.

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The Danes

A Scandi-inspired collection of quality homeware alongside recyclable gift wrap, decorations, artisan gifts and sustainable kitchen and tableware, plus own-brand handmade candles, natural decorations, and unique creative and crafty kits.
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The Daybed Company

Beautiful, handwoven, turned hardwood daybeds, influenced by ancient North Indian designs – bespoke pieces of weatherproof furniture that will last a lifetime, making them ideal for gardens, verandas, poolsides and terraces. 

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The Spongeware Company

A range of tableware decorated with a variety of classic Scottish spongeware designs from the 1850s, including placemats, coasters, large serving platters, chopping boards, tea towels and oven gloves.

Titania

Garden umbrellas that combine the crafted charm of a traditional Indian parasol with the practical requirements of the English climate. Complete your summer scene with handblock-printed table linens, cushions and accessories.

Tom’s Yard

Tom’s Yard brings timeless charm to the Festival, with rustic Cretan and Italian terracotta pots. The Herefordshire-based business has gone from strength to strength over the years attracting pot fanatics and the design trade across Britain.

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Victoria Atkinson

A Member of the Royal Society of Sculptors, Victoria had a classical training in life drawing and sculpture and is known for her abstract figures. She has exhibited at the Royal Academy London, RWA, Mall Galleries among others.

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Vintage & Bespoke

Vintage & Bespoke make old glass relevant again by combining unique bottles with beautiful handmade diffuser flowers and luxury fragrances. Instead of sticks, Vintage & Bespoke offers a selection of pretty diffuser flowers in many shapes and sizes.

WAX Atelier

Reviving ancient crafts like candle dipping and textiles with natural wax, WAX Atelier’s London studio creates beautiful homewares while championing sustainability through local sourcing and eco-friendly practices.

Woottens Plants

A Suffolk-based nursery that has been cultivating Pelargoniums for over three decades, holding National Collection status from Plant Heritage for their collection of Species and Scented Leaf Pelargoniums. Specialties also include Irises and Auriculas.

Festival Programme

Festival Talks

Join our programme of Festival Talks by some of today’s most exciting garden designers, experts, and creatives, including:

Jinny Blom, Jo Thompson, Errol Fernandes and Forest London   

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A gardener flower arranging in the Victorian Greenhouse at Borde Hill. Image: Emli Bendixen

Fringe Events

 Included in your ticket: Garden Tours, Gardening Advice, Live Music, Kids Corner, Talks and Demonstrations, featuring:

Cath Kidston, Michael Marriott, Wiston Estate, Bloom & Burn

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Food & Drink

Discover a fusion of flavours from Sussex’s best pop-ups, including wood-fired pizzas, Italian, Egyptian and Greek street food.

Enjoy Wiston Estate Sparkling Wine and Botanical Cocktails in the Garden 

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Borde Hill Garden Festival FAQ’s

Do I need to pre-book tickets?

To avoid any disappointment, tickets to our Festival Talks need to be pre-booked in advance as spaces are limited. Day entry tickets can be purchased on arrival at the Festival, however, we recommend booking in advance to help reduce queues and to save you money! Tickets booked before 31st May qualify for our special early bird rate.

Do Borde Hill Members have to pay for this event?

Borde Hill Garden Festival is a special event, with the ticket price including a programme of complimentary fringe events, from live music and demonstrations in the Garden Marquee, to family activities and Garden Tours. Our valued Members receive reduced entry to the event with 20% off Festvial Day Tickets. Festival Talks are all £10 each, for Members and non-members.

Can I book tickets by phone?

Borde Hill Garden Festival day tickets and talks are available to book on our website. If you are experiencing difficulties, please call us on 01444 450326.

How will I receive my tickets?

Once you have completed your purchase, you will receive an e-ticket by email. Please check your spam or junk folders before contacting us should your email not be received. You will need to show your e-ticket on arrival at the Festival gates, either on your mobile device or as a printed copy.

Can I bring my dog?

Dogs on short leads are welcome at the Festival, apart from inside the Animal Room at Borde Hill House for our programme of Festival Talks, or inside the Garden Marquee.

How do I get to the Festival?

Visit our Travel & Directions page for details.

Will the Festival go ahead in the case of bad weather?

The Festival will go ahead whatever the weather, so please keep an eye on the forecast and dress accordingly.

What is the refund policy for tickets booked in advance?

Tickets cannot be refunded or exchanged unless an event is cancelled. For our full T&C’s please click here 

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Become a Member

Make the most of the great outdoors and visit time and again by becoming a Member of Borde Hill

Borde Hill Membership is your ticket to enjoy unlimited access to the Garden and Parkland throughout the open season. Our members also receive free entry to a number of exciting events, from live music in the Garden to Specialist Plant Fairs, the Sussex Guild Contemporary Craft Show and much more. Family Membership also provides unlimited access to the Adventure Playground and free school holiday trails.

Discover the Possibilities

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Become a Member

Membership is your ticket to enjoy unlimited access to the Garden, Parkland and Woodland throughout the open season. Our members also receive free entry to a number of exciting events, from live music in the Garden to Specialist Plant Fairs and much more. Family Membership provides unlimited access to the Adventure Playground and free school holiday trails.

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Italian Garden at Borde Hill. Image: Molly Hollman

Our Garden & Grounds

Set within 383 acres of heritage listed Parkland, our formal Garden captivates and delights visitors with a series of intimate 'Garden rooms'. Beyond the formal Garden you can explore Woodland walks, the South Park and our lakes with outstanding views across the Sussex High Weald.

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Support Us

As a small, independent Garden Charity, we rely on your kind generosity to help fund our projects and to continue to grow sustainably, protecting our natural heritage for generations to come. 'Reinventing Borde Hill' is our most ambitious project to date and your support will help us to achieve exciting plans to benefit our local community.

It would make a huge difference if you would consider supporting us by making a donation – thank you.

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