What’s On

A vibrant, daring, and immersive garden with a 15th century house restored by Sir Edwin Lutyens. 

Leading the way in ornamental gardening, gardening for biodiversity, and horticultural education. Created by the great gardener and garden writer Christopher Lloyd, OBE, VMH. 

If Dixter remains loved and retains its own identity, everything else will fall into place. ”Christopher Lloyd, Nov 2005.

Come and Visit Us!

Day Tickets 2024

Adult Ticket £16.00

Child Ticket  £5.00 (5-15 yrs)

Tickets are sold on arrival;

there is no pre booking.

  • Lutyens, the Lloyds & the Legacy

    Lutyens, the Lloyds & the Legacy

    An opportunity to see the Lutyens wing of the house. This hour long tour, led by a Senior Guide, will show you the Lutyens / Lloyds collaboration and explain how the Lloyd’s used each room.  You will walk from the entrance to the kitchens and servants hall, up to the first floor family bedrooms and into…

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    June 19, 2024 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    Great Dixter, TN31 6PH
  • Yesterday’s Gardener – June

    Yesterday’s Gardener – June

    Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June 2024 – 11.45 and 2.30pm Melvin Smith will be on hand in the Great Barn talking about yesterday’s gardener and showing some of the tools that were used in the process. 22 and 23 June 2024, 11:45 and 2:30. Free to attend.

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    June 22, 2024 11:45 am – June 23, 2024 2:30 pm
    Great Barn, Great Dixter, TN31 6HU
  • Behind the scenes at Great Dixter – June

    Behind the scenes at Great Dixter – June

    SOLD OUT  Great Dixter is a garden that delights and challenges. Our Behind the Scenes tours provide a special opportunity to enjoy a private viewing of the garden on a day when we are normally closed to the public. You will gain insight into the making of the Great Dixter borders with one of the…

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    June 24, 2024 1:30 pm – 4:15 pm
    Great Dixter House and Gardens, TN316PH
  • Pottery Demonstration – July

    Pottery Demonstration – July

    Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 July 2024 – 11am to 4pm Come along and watch Alex O’Reilly throwing pots on a kick wheel in the Great Barn.  Free to attend.

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    July 6, 2024 11:00 am – July 7, 2024 4:00 pm
    Great Barn, Great Dixter, TN31 6HU
  • Meadow Gardening

    Meadow Gardening

    Head Gardener Fergus Garrett will lead this Study Day held at Great Dixter House and Gardens. Refreshments and lunch are included, served in the Great Hall and we are offering a 10% discount on plant sales for attendees in the nursery on the day. Discover the secrets of meadows using the marvellous Great Dixter meadows…

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    July 8, 2024 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Great Dixter House and Gardens, TN316PH
  • Yesterday’s Gardener – July

    Yesterday’s Gardener – July

    Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 July 2024 – 11.45 and 2.30pm Melvin Smith will be on hand in the Great Barn talking about yesterday’s gardener and showing some of the tools that were used in the process. 13 and 14 July 2024, 11:45 and 2:30. Free to attend.

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    July 13, 2024 11:45 am – July 14, 2024 2:30 pm
    Great Barn, Great Dixter, TN31 6HU

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