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Gravetye Manor Vowels Lane, West Hoathly, Sussex, RH19 4LJ Telephone (01342) 810567 | Facsimile (01342) 810080 E-mail info@gravetyemanor.co.uk www.gravetyemanor.co.uk


Gravetye Manor is a small country house hotel set in 1000 acres of wooded parklands and gardens, famous for being created by William Robinson, arguably one of England’s greatest gardeners.

“...beauty was never lost sight of; nothing was done without considering its effect on the landscape from every point of view...” William Robinson on Gravetye - 1918


| OUR ROOMS |

All our rooms are individually furnished, providing the highest standards of comfort.


| DINING |

Our walled kitchen garden provides our chef with fruit and vegetables throughout the year.

Head Chef – George Blogg


| OUR GARDEN |

The gardens at Gravetye Manor are a very special place and can be considered amongst the most influential in English gardening history.


Head Gardener – Tom Coward


| HISTORY |

William Robinson The Father of the English Flower Garden Gravetye Manor can be considered one of the most historically influential gardens in the country, as it was once the home of writer and gardener, William Robinson. In his numerous books and publications he spelled out ground breaking ideas, rejecting the rigidity and formality of Victorian gardening and pioneering the more sensitive and naturalistic style of wild gardening and exuberant mixed borders.


| SPECIAL OCCASIONS |

In over five decades we have established a renowned reputation with our guests for being the venue of choice for life’s celebrations and important occasions.


| CORPORATE EVENTS |

Gravetye Manor is the ideal setting for those important meetings requiring discreet yet luxurious surroundings.


| AROUND GRAVETYE |

Bluebell Railway - 2 miles (5 mins): Heritage steam railway with a station on Gravetye’s doorstep

Wakehurst Place - 4.5 miles (10 mins): Royal Botanical Kew’s estate in the country

Nymans Gardens- 14 miles (25 mins): Beautiful, theatrical design and superlative plant collection

Hever Castle - 18 miles (30 mins): Childhood home of Anne Boleyn, infamous wife of King Henry VIII

Chartwell - 24 miles (35 mins): Family home of Sir Winston Churchill

Glyndebourne - 24 miles (45 mins): World class opera in the Sussex countryside

Sissinghurst Castle Gardens - 32 miles (1h): The creation of Vita Sackville-West and Sir Harold Nicholson

Great Dixter - 45 miles (1h 15 mins): Birthplace of Christopher Lloyd, one of the finest Arts & Crafts gardens


| WHERE WE ARE |

Vowels Lane, West Hoathly, Sussex, RH19 4LJ | 12 miles from Gatwick Airport

Telephone (01342) 810567 Facsimile (01342) 810080 E-mail info@gravetyemanor.co.uk www.gravetyemanor.co.uk

| 30 miles from Central London | 5 miles from East Grinstead (mainline train station)

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“... In this, as in other matters pertaining to fitness & beauty, each place is treated according to its own character. A garden should grow out of its own site if we are to have the best of it. One should think of the spot and what can best be done with it...� William Robinson on Gravetye - 1918


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