Accessibility at Borde Hill
A great day out for everyone
Welcoming visitors of all abilities
There are plenty of benches located around the Garden for relaxing and taking in the sights should you want to stop for a rest.
The Parkland and Woodland have naturally uneven terrain making them unsuitable for wheelchairs.
Borrow a wheelchair
An accessible toilet can be found behind our main Garden entrance and Visitor Reception building which includes an emergency pull cord for use if you need assistance. This toilet also has baby changing facilities.
To help you plan your day out at Borde Hill, take a look at some of our most commonly asked questions…
Does Borde Hill offer a discount for carers?
We offer free admission to carers who are visiting with the person they care for. On arrival, simply show your carers card.
Do you have toilets?
Toilets are located behind our main Visitor Reception building and near the Long Dell.
An accessible toilet can also be found behind our main Visitor Reception building which includes an emergency pull cord for use if you need assistance. This toilet also has baby changing facilities.
Are there plenty of places to sit down?
There are plenty of benches located around the Garden and Woodland for relaxing and taking in the sights should you want to stop for a rest.
How long will it take to walk around the Garden?
The formal Garden is 17 acres. There is a main circular route around the Elizabethan Mansion with many smaller paths to explore. We recommend spending 2-3 hours at Borde Hill.
Can I bring my dog?
We welcome dogs on short leads throughout our Garden, Parkland and Woodland at all times during our open season.
Travel & Directions
Under an hour from London and 20 minutes from Brighton, Borde Hill is the ideal place for all ages to enjoy the beauty of nature.
Our rich calendar of curated events include Woodland walks and horticultural talks, fantastic food and drink events and exhilarating live music performances. We also offer wellbeing workshops and engaging activities for families – especially during those tricky to fill hours of the school holidays.
Discover the Possibilities
Become a Member
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.
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.