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Driftwood Garden East Sussex

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Delightful seaside garden

We always try and visit this delightfully quirky garden when it is open as part of the annual... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jill H
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Hastings, United Kingdom
Fabulous garden - full of interest

Beautiful garden, designed in informal "rooms". Fascinating. Will definitely return and will be... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
Harry4Sammy
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Eastbourne
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Driftwood is now closed until 2019, see website for full details. 2019 entry £8.00, monies from all private visits go to Macmillan Cancer Support, price includes personal guided tour by owner. Multi award winning seaside garden open each summer with...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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4 Marine Drive, Seaford BN25 2RS, England
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+44 1323 899296
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always try and visit this delightfully quirky garden when it is open as part of the annual Artwave. Great tea and cake, wonderful artwork and a fantastically imaginative garden all add up to a most enjoyable visit - and all proceeds go to charity.

Thank Jill H
Geoff S, Owner at Driftwood Garden East Sussex, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so very much for taking the time to review your visit! It is greatly appreciated. We are having a year off Artwave in 2019 but are open throughout June and July by arrangement or 5 public days!

Reviewed 1 September 2018

Beautiful garden, designed in informal "rooms". Fascinating. Will definitely return and will be interesting to revisit at different times of year. Great cakes. Raises lots of ££ for charity too.

Thank Harry4Sammy
Geoff S, Owner at Driftwood Garden East Sussex, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Wow, thank you so very much for taking the time to post a lovely review of the garden. Much appreciated

Reviewed 27 August 2018

You must visit! The planting is exquisite. The seaside themes mellt into backgrounds. Soak it up! Enjoy.

Thank Ron M
Geoff S, Owner at Driftwood Garden East Sussex, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review, it is really apprecieated! So glad you enjoyed the garden

Reviewed 13 August 2018

I visited this unique garden with two friends. We were warmly welcomed by Geoff who told us how his garden evolved and was happy to accompany us and answer our questions. The seaside themed front garden has great views of the coast. On entering the...More

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Geoff S, Owner at Driftwood Garden East Sussex, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

What a really lovely review Pam, thank you so much for taking the time to post! I'm so glad the sun came out for you to enjoy the tea and cake in the garden. Look forward to seeing you again in 2019!

Reviewed 13 August 2018

This lovely garden in Bishopstone Seaford is well worth finding. We were warmly welcomed by Geoff the owner, garden designer and chief cake maker! Wonderful views to the sea from the small garden at the front of the property do not prepare you for the...More

Thank travellingmc
Geoff S, Owner at Driftwood Garden East Sussex, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

agh, thank you so very much for taking the time to post a review of your visit, it is greatly appreciated! So very glad you enjoyed the garden and the cakes!!

Reviewed 5 August 2018

Just off the coast road, west of Seaford, this is a small and packed garden boasting bright flowers even in August. Interestingly there are also great views of the coast from the front garden where you can sit and have tea. The foliage is tall...More

Thank Bluebellplasnewydd
Geoff S, Owner at Driftwood Garden East Sussex, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Wow, many many thanks for visiting today on what was by far our busiest day ever in the garden, thank you for your patience in negotiating the narrow paths with so many people around! Wonderful review, much appreciated

Reviewed 3 August 2018

This was a truly inspirational and delightful visit. At really short notice Geoff (a fantastic host by the way :)) accommodated us with a tour and tea to enjoy what is difficult to describe, other than I can greatly encourage a visit. This Eden is...More

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Geoff S, Owner at Driftwood Garden East Sussex, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

What lovely feedabck Riaan, thank you so very much for taking the time to post the review! It is greatly appreciated! It was lovely to meet you all!

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I have been to Seaford Beach for many years but this time we visited Geoff’s wonderful, award winning garden. We enjoyed the quirky seaside themed front garden and to hear from Geoff how his garden as a whole has evolved. Walking through...More

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Geoff S, Owner at Driftwood Garden East Sussex, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Wow, thank you so very much for taking the time to post this wonderful review. It is very much appreciated, so glad you both enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 19 July 2018

My husband and I visited this garden on an NGS open garden day and were not disappointed. Although lots of people were there Geoff still found time to enthusiastically discuss his garden and how it evolved. He and his partner have raised an incredible amount...More

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Geoff S, Owner at Driftwood Garden East Sussex, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Agh amazing comments thank you so much for taking the time to post and I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

My second visit to this individual garden did not disappoint. I was concerned the hot weather might have taken its toll but it was as colourful and quirky as ever and even more plants although I am not sure that should be possible! Really appreciate...More

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Geoff S, Owner at Driftwood Garden East Sussex, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

I'm so pleased the garden lived up to expectaion despite the intense heat! It has been an extremely hard job maintaining it this year! Thank you so much for the review!

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Maureen K
12 June 2016|
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Response from Geoff S | Property representative |
Most certainly if you book ahead. No problem
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Maureen K
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Response from Geoff S | Property representative |
Thought I'd answered this sincere apologies, if you book in advance you can get sandwiches too!
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