"Pashley Manor Gardens - Ticehurst" Ticehurst by Mariajoy

Ticehurst Travel Guide: 7 reviews and 43 photos

English Country Gardens at their very best

This page is really only about Pashley Manor Gardens located near Ticehurst a short drive from Tunbridge Wells. I felt it deserved a page to itself due to it's overwhelming beauty!

These gardens are the epitome of English landscaping, set in 11 sumptious acres and with it's lakes, walled kitchen garden and woodland walks, there really cannot be a finer example of a 16th century moated house and garden in South East England.

Built in 1262, the de Passele family lived here until 1453. It was sold to the family of Anne Boleyn who is said to have stayed here when she was a girl. The Tudor house that stands in the 21st century was built by Sir Thomas May and the Georgian facade was built in 1720.

The actual house is not open to the public but the grounds are extensive and there are tea rooms on the terrace with magnificent views of the lakes and gardens where visitors can drink tea and take in the beautiful views.

  • Last visit to Ticehurst: Jun 2006
  • Intro Updated Jun 3, 2006
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  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Jun 20, 2009 at 12:18 AM

    Happy Birthday Maria! I hope you are spending it in some nice place like this.

  • bugulma's Profile Photo
    May 1, 2007 at 11:49 PM

    wonderful tulips. so smth like this I saw in Kiev. And in Moscow it is early for them :-(( Dangerous!! Evil Fred!!! :-)))

  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    May 1, 2007 at 2:42 PM

    ...and a tulip spotter as well ...do you list them in long Excel Spread sheets? :-)

  • Anchovy56's Profile Photo
    May 1, 2007 at 1:27 PM

    Tiny Tim would surely be in heaven here...

  • sue_stone's Profile Photo
    Apr 29, 2007 at 2:33 AM

    Gorgeous Tulip pics Maria!! Can I go with you next year please : )

  • pieter_jan_v's Profile Photo
    Apr 28, 2007 at 11:19 PM

    Great tulip pictures; love them! PJ

  • aaaarrgh's Profile Photo
    Jul 4, 2006 at 3:37 PM

    Have you asked G to list all your locations under their correct county??

  • keida84's Profile Photo
    Jun 20, 2006 at 7:05 AM

    Maria, this is one of the lovliest places I have ever seen. The people by the pool have gotten a bit too much sun, don'tcha think? LOL Beautiful photos! Thanks, Kat

  • aussirose's Profile Photo
    Jun 8, 2006 at 5:19 AM

    Hiya Maria. Just love the Tudor house and gardens. Can't wait to visit England!! Lovely flowers too. Luv Ann :o)

  • beret's Profile Photo
    Jun 7, 2006 at 10:48 AM

    Where is the topiary of David Beckham?

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