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Open Gardens 2023

Visit our gardens this spring

DATE: Saturday 22 April 2023
TIME: 11.00am to 4.00pm, last admission at 3.00pm
TICKETS: £10 per adult, £2 per child (under 18s)*, £2 concessions (Students, Universal Credit, Income Support, Jobseeker’s Allowance, Pension Credit).

*If you would like to book children’s tickets, please call the Box Office on +44 (0)1273 815 000

Our popular Open Gardens Day returns this April. While away the hours in 12 acres of expertly managed gardens, take a leisurely stroll around the lake and enjoy a picnic brought from home whilst taking in beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. You can also treat yourself to afternoon tea or a light lunch in our Mildmay restaurant.

There will also be an opportunity to put your questions to the Glyndebourne gardeners and to take a peek inside the auditorium where the on-stage action happens. Those wishing to take something home with them can purchase plants from our local nursery, Pelham Plants, and browse our shop for souvenirs that reflect the creativity at the heart of Glyndebourne.

Please ensure children are supervised at all times, especially near the lake.

Please note that only assistance dogs will be permitted on site.

The gardens in spring

Some love for our Gardens:

‘The gardens incorporate manicured lawns (inaccessible to the neighbouring sheep thanks to the ha-ha), vibrant borders, a kitchen garden, a formal rose garden and a wilder area featuring a lake and meadows beyond. The Glyndebourne gardens are a joy to explore with ‘jaw-dropping views of its farmland and the South Downs beyond.’- The Daily Telegraph

‘I love to walk around the lake – there are always new wild flowers and wildlife; the occasional kingfisher, calling buzzards, woodpeckers and carp playing in the lake – to deflect the cares of everyday life.’ – Gus Christie, Executive Chairman

Useful information

  • Our car park is free of charge
  • Please have your tickets or order reference ready upon arriving at the car park for checking
  • You can find a map of the Glyndebourne site with points of interest for your visit and access routes here.
  • Assistance animals are welcome. Find out more about accessibility.
  • The gardens will remain open in the event of wet weather

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