We had a great day out. Groombridge Hall is a fun place especially if
you like 'wild' gardens. There is a small boat that takes you up to the
'enchanted forest' which is great for children. They have some really unusual
plants there. Some are tropical and you would not expect to see them
growing here but they do at Groombridge.
They also have a tea room and you can visit the hall, but don't expect
rides and things, this is an old fashioned garden and long may it stay
that way. It also has a fascinating history which the boatman will tell
you if you board his craft upstream. It also has a 'raptor centre' which
puts on displays. The whole place is about 200 acres and as well as
ancient woodland it is home to some very pretty traditional 'walled
It can be found on the borders of Sussex and Kent, very close to Royal
Tunbridge Wells and is easy distance
from the M25.