(1.30 – 6pm)
Ansty’s gardens offer interesting contrast and gentle exercise. Parking is in a field opposite the lane leading to Whydown Cottage. There are five other gardens to visit, ranging from cottage gardens to larger gardens with woodland; 3 Lavender Cottages, Appletree Cottage, The Barn House, Springfield and Thickets (only open 10 May).
Access: Wheelchair access at Whydown unless very wet, partial access at 3 Lavender Cottages and no access at Springfield. NGS gardens.
Refreshments: Homemade teas available at the Barn House (10 May). Teas at Whydown Cottage (Sunday 21 June). Share of refreshment proceeds to the Hospice.
Admission: £5. Children free.
Directions: 3m W of Haywards Heath on A272.1m E of A23. RH17 5AS