Ham Cottage, Highbrook
8-acre garden created from agricultural land by the present owners. Formal planting around the house, pond surrounded by azaleas. Stream-fed bog garden bordered by rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias. Recently planted field of trees for autumn colour. Two areas of woodland, one with a sandstone outcrop. Former NGS garden. Part wheelchair accessible. All proceeds to the Hospice.
Refreshments: Homemade teas available.
Admission: £3. Children free.
Directions: 5m N of Haywards Heath, on B2028. 1m S of Ardingly turn into Burstow Hill. Signed to Highbrook then follow signs. Hammingden Lane, Highbrook, Ardingly RH17 6SR.