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What’s Open

Catch up with all of Muddy's handpicked local attractions that have flung their (outdoor, socially distanced) doors back open. Hurrah!

Leonardslee Gardens near Horsham is open, visitors are encouraged to join or buy tickets online to keep social contact to a minimum. Takeaway snacks and drink are available within the gardens.

Borde Hill Garden is open daily but tickets must be pre-booked, to limit numbers and ensure social distancing. The Gardener’s Retreat cafe is open and offering a takeaway service.

Denmans Garden is open Thursday – Sunday from 10am to 4pm. Visitors must make a reservation by phone or email (01243 278950 or The Plant Centre is also open with unusual plants available to buy. The Tea Rooms remain closed for now.

National Trust properties are starting to re-open, with bookings being taken in advance and new bookings being released on Fridays. Bateman’s, Bodiam Castle and Nymans are all among those reopening gardens and open spaces although the latter is fully booked for now. All houses remain closed.

The grounds and gardens of Herstmonceaux Castle will re-open in stages, starting to season ticket holders only from Tues 16 June, on Tuesdays to Fridays. From 4 July they will re-open daily to all, subject to booking conditions.

Arundel Wetland Centre is open from Wednesday, with restrictions. Visits must be booked in advance.

2 comments on “What’s Open”

  • penny June 9, 2020

    This is welcome news – lovely to know we can get out and see places (self distancing of course !)
    Great to have information re contacting for tickets etc .
    Keep up the good work!

  • Alice Rendle June 14, 2020

    Hello ! I am feeling very remiss- we should have told you that our Edge café at the Roastery is open and has been throughout lockdown – offering our usual award-winning ( thanks Muddy Stilettos!) speciality coffee and tea takeaways, locally made cakes and savouries. Plus we have a great little shop selling essentials including local bread, milk, cheese ,butter, jams ,honey, flowers etc etc!! ( oh, and our freshly roasted coffees and loose leaf teas to take home and enjoy too, of course)
    Our open air space allows for social distancing and we have even opened our beautiful paddocks for customers to sit on and while away some time in the countryside with their favourite drinks prepared by our team of Baristas. They have all been amazing – working tirelessly from 10 – 3 pm every day to bring some normality into people’s lives. Please do come and visit!


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