Levens Hall is a Grade I Listed Elizabethan mansion built around a 13thC Pele tower. The much-loved home of the Bagot family, visitors often comment on the warm and friendly atmosphere. Fine panelling and plasterwork, period furniture, Cordova leather wall coverings, paintings by Rubens, Lely and Cuyp and the earliest English patchwork. World’s oldest topiary garden dating from 1694, largely in its original design.
Levens Hall Gardens
A Grade I Listed garden dating from 1694, through a combination of circumstance and love the gardens at Levens Hall have survived in their original design. The topiary is some of the oldest in the world and justifiably famous. The garden also incorporates a small orchard of apple trees and medlars, a nuttery and herb garden, a bowling green, a rose garden, herbaceous borders and seasonal bedding.
To celebrate the partnership of Colonel James Grahme and his gardener Guillaume Beaumont, a fountain garden, bordered with pleached limes, was added in 1994, the garden’s 300th anniversary.
With a strong focus on local produce, much sourced from Levens Hall Estate and the gardens themselves, Levens Kitchen is a fully licensed restaurant serving a seasonally inspired menu - morning coffees, brunches, lunches and afternoon teas.
Children's Play Area
A well-established children’s play area in the garden with challenging climbing and slides for children under 12 years and picnic tables for families. Please supervise your children while they are playing in this area.
Groups by prior arrangement. Regret the house has many steps and is therefore unsuitable for the infirm, disabled access to gardens only. Do not take American Express credit card.
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|Season (15 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)|
* CLOSED 24 - 26 Dec 2022, 1 - 15 Jan 2023
Levens Kitchen & Gift Shop
Open daily (closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and 1-15 January 2023)
Kitchen 10am – 4pm | Gift Shop 10.30am – 3pm
(10am – 5pm when House & Gardens open)
House & Gardens
Sunday – Friday (closed Saturdays) 2 April – 6 October 2023
House 10am for tours (subject to availability on the day), 11am for general admission – 3.30pm (last entry 3pm)
Gardens 10am – 5pm (last entry 4pm)
Gardens only – adult £10.50, child £4, family (2 adults and up to 3 children (aged 5-16)) £26
House and Gardens – adult £14.50, child £5, family (2 adults and up to 3 children (aged 5-16)) £36
Season tickets – single £30, double £55, family £60
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