The garden is open every Wednesday between February and October.

Visits can be booked for a specific arrival time with the option to also visit Beatons Wood. You may stay as long as you like until closing time (usually 5pm). To check availability and book your visit, please visit our online booking portal. The bookings are hosted by the Bluebell Walk site so you will be transferred to that website when you tap the button below.

Important information regarding your visit

Our top priority is to ensure the safety of our visitors and staff. There will be hand sanitizer dispensers around, but visitors are encouraged to bring their own hand sanitizer. Wearing face masks is optional, but please respect social distancing.

The entrance fee is £7.00 adults, £3.50 children (3 – 16 years). 

Beatons Wood will also be open and a combined ticket to visit both garden and wood is available at £12.00 adults, £6 children.

A special rate may be available for groups of 12 or more. Find out more.

We accept BBC Gardener's World 2-for-1 cards (8th April 2022 - 7th April 2023). Just show your card at the entrance. If booking online you only need to book the one ticket.

Refreshments will be available unless otherwise mentioned, provided by local charities.

We regret that dogs are not permitted in the garden.

There are benches situated throughout the garden and wood, and ramps enabling wheelchair access. Toilets are situated near the entrance including an accessible toilet. Mobility scooters can be borrowed free of charge subject to availability.

There is ample parking in the field opposite or alongside the road depending on weather conditions. Disabled parking spaces are located opposite the entrance.



Arlington Bluebell Walk

Bates Green Farm Tye Hill Road Arlington, Polegate East Sussex,

BN26 6SH

Sat. nav.: BN26 6SH ; Map: O.S. ref. TQ5507; Grid Ref.50°5052.5N, 0°1217.0E

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Directions by Car

From the A22, Hailsham Bypass, take Arlington Road heading west. Or, from the A27 at Wilmington, take Thornwell Road heading north.

Car parking is along the road verge adjacent to the entrance.

A list of electric charging points near us can be found at

Public Transport

3 miles (5 kilometres) from both the nearest bus stop at Hailsham or Wilmington and the train stations of Polegate or Berwick.


From: Hailsham (telephone 01323 844464) or Polegate (telephone 01323 484444)

Bates Green Farm


Polegate, East Sussex

BN26 6SH


+44 (0)7818 888440

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