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Driftwood Garden East Sussex

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Yet another great visit to Driftwood garden this year. It’s great to return to the same garden... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jennifer886
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Quirky garden

A fascinating garden with many "rooms". Lots of flowering plants but also many objects including... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
FreezerLondon
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London, United Kingdom
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The garden is open until 31st August, see website for full details. 2019 entry £8.50, monies from private visits go to Macmillan Cancer Support, includes personal guided tour by owner. Multi award winning seaside garden open each summer with over...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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4 Marine Drive, Seaford BN25 2RS, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yet another great visit to Driftwood garden this year. It’s great to return to the same garden every year but always find it different. Something new at every twist and turn in the garden. Geoff was as usual a perfect host and the refreshments superb....More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Geoff S, Owner at Driftwood Garden East Sussex, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow, thank you so much for taking the time to post your review, it is greatly appreciated! I'm so pleased Macmillan drew your raffle ticket and hope you enjoy your prize! I'll do my very best to create a slightly different look in the garden...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fascinating garden with many "rooms". Lots of flowering plants but also many objects including some of maritime interest

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank FreezerLondon
Geoff S, Owner at Driftwood Garden East Sussex, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so very much for taking the time to post your review, it is greatly appreciated.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting gardener and garden, lots to see and admire in a small garden. Plants, flowers art and artefacts. Aspirational for would be gardeners of small spaces.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Geoff S, Owner at Driftwood Garden East Sussex, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Agh thank you very much for the fab comment on being aspirational for gardeners in small spaces!!

Reviewed August 5, 2019 via mobile

Four of us made an appointment to visit Geoff's garden, and we are so glad we were able to go. What a wonderful experience, being immersed in the riot of colours and textures that comprise this incredible garden. It is a secret world of densely...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Geoff S, Owner at Driftwood Garden East Sussex, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2019

Agh, it was lovely to meet you all last week, thank you so much for calling and arranging to visit. So glad the weather held too and thanks for a lovely review, it is greatly appreciated!!

Reviewed July 31, 2019

We saw Driftwood as part of the Macmillan coastal garden trail 2019. Geoff really does manage to cram a lot of plants and sculptures into a small space. Personally the garden wasn’t to my taste, it was so full of plants that it was claustrophobic...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 22, 2019

A beautiful garden and a charming host. Geoff's introduction said we would experience a 'wow' moment on entering the garden, and it did not disappoint! Fantastic planting and lots of interesting artefacts. A great visit.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank CMval
Geoff S, Owner at Driftwood Garden East Sussex, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2019

agh what a lovely comment, thank you so much for taking the time to post your review, it is greatly appreciated!

Reviewed July 18, 2019

Every twist and corner had another surprise of wonderful colourful planting, artistic arrangments from beachcombing, plants growing out of a boat, pots and driftwood everywhere. Geoff is an inpiration with such flair and for someone who he himself says 'isn't a gardener'! which is not...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Geoff S, Owner at Driftwood Garden East Sussex, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2019

Yeah! So pleased you enjoyed the garden and the story related to it. The garden comes alive with groups such as the one yesterday you were with from London. So appreciate you taking the time to post this wonderful review, many many thanks

Reviewed July 15, 2019

Geoffs driftwood garden is a delightful explosion of colour. It brought me joy as soon as I walked through the gate. There is so much to look at and be inspired by. There are some beautiful art pieces by very talented creatives, some of which...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Geoff S, Owner at Driftwood Garden East Sussex, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2019

Agh, what a lovely review following your visit ion Sunday, thank you so much for taking the time to post it is really appreciated!

Reviewed July 11, 2019

We booked a private tour and spent about 45 minutes going round the garden with Geoff, the owner. He described in detail each area with great enthusiasm which was infectious. I am not going to say any more about the garden, because I don't want...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Geoff S, Owner at Driftwood Garden East Sussex, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2019

It was really lovely to meet you both last week and show you around the garden. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review!

Reviewed July 11, 2019

A must see garden !! Utterly impressed with Geoffs hard work what a magical place to visit. Amazing plants, colours, artwork & quirky garden ornaments everywhere you look. My Mum had been before & suggested we visit on Tuesday 9th July im so glad we...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Geoff S, Owner at Driftwood Garden East Sussex, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2019

Thank you so much for writing such a lovely review and more importantly it is the 100th one posted on Trip Advisir! Thank you!

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Maureen K
June 12, 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
June 12, 2016|
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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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