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Great Dixter House & Gardens

NORTHIAM, nr Rye, TN31 6PH

Birthplace and home of Christopher Lloyd, gardening writer, Great Dixter was built in 1460 and boasts one of the largest timber-framed buildings in the country. Lutyens was employed to restore both the house and gardens in 1910. The gardens are now a combination of meadows, ponds, topiary and notably the Long Border and Exotic Garden. Main photo credit: Carol Casselden.

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Tel: 01797 252878
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House & Gardens £10.50 (ch £1.50). Gardens only £8.50 (ch £1)

Opening times

House & gardens open Apr-26 Oct, Tue-Sun & BHs, 11-5 (house 2-5)
Average visit 2.5hrs




Dogs not allowed in house and gardens

Assist dogs allowed all areas.


Partly accessible. Wheelchair users need assistance in garden
2 wheelchairs available free of charge

Great Dixter House & Gardens
  • Great Dixter House & Gardens
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