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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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    23 July 2024 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    Great Dixter, TN31 6PH
  • Behind the scenes at Great Dixter – August

    Behind the scenes at Great Dixter – August

    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 garden team…

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    19 August 2024 1:30 pm – 4:15 pm
    Great Dixter House and Gardens, TN316PH
  • 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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    22 August 2024 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    Great Dixter, TN31 6PH
  • Melvin Smith Hop Picking

    Melvin Smith Hop Picking

    Melvin Smith will be on hand in the Great Barn talking about 19th century hop picking, showing some of the tools that were used in the process and giving demonstrations.  Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 August 2024, 11:45 and 2:30. Free to attend.

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    24 August 2024 11:45 am – 25 August 2024 2:30 pm
    Great Barn, Great Dixter, TN31 6HU
  • Gardening with subtropical plants

    Gardening with subtropical plants

    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. Gain an insight into how Fergus and the team use subtropical…

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    2 September 2024 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Great Dixter House and Gardens, TN316PH
  • Pottery Demonstration – September

    Pottery Demonstration – September

      Come along and watch Alex O’Reilly throwing pots on a kick wheel in the Great Barn.  Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 September 2024 – 11am to 4pm.  Free to attend.

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    7 September 2024 11:00 am – 8 September 2024 4:00 pm
    Great Barn, Great Dixter, TN31 6HU

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