With so many important gardens nearby, Gravetye Manor is a garden lover’s paradise! Choose from National Trust properties such as Nymans, Sheffield Park and Sissinghurst. Or privately run such as Borde Hill, High Beeches, Pashley Manor and Great Dixter. If historic houses are your thing, then Tudor history is alive and well only half an hour from Gravetye at Hever Castle, as well as the neighbouring Penshurst Place. The childhood home of Sir Winston Churchill, Chartwell, is also close by.