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15th April 2023

Leonardslee Gardens, Horsham

Spring is one of the best times for groups to visit Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens.

From March to June this garden comes alive with a riot of colour. Some of the marvels groups can expect to see include Magnolias towering 40 feet high, Camellias in groves, footpaths winding through hills carpeted in bluebells, many hundreds of Rhododendrons and later the show of Azaleas. All these plants produce an amazing symphony of scents.

At every turn, groups will find flowers in so many different colours and shapes – all against the backdrop of new leaves beginning to bud among the trees. It is astonishing to see these colours (the Rhododendrons and Azaleas especially) reflected in the lakes.

Naturally, springtime also comes with new life, in abundance. Leonardslee is home to an extraordinary range of wildlife including foxes, rabbits, grey squirrels, badgers, weasels, stoats, shrews, voles, and our now famous wallabies. The estate is home to over 100 free roaming deer, there are three varieties: Sika, Axis and Fallow.

Green woodpeckers are often spotted, while herons enjoy the shallow lakeside water where large carp feed on the surface. Birds regularly sighted in spring include electric blue kingfishers, yellow Wagtails and even Buzzards, who have taken to nesting in one of the giant Sequoia (Redwoods) from California.

Pick Up Points:

07.30H Great Yeldham
07.37H Castle Hedingham
07.45H Sible Hedingham
07.55H Halstead
08.15H Braintree

Free day to explore the gardens, should you wish to book any of the other experiences Leonardslee has to offer please take a look on their website:

16.00H Depart Leonardslee Gardens

Book NOW for £30.00pp deposit with your balance due 10 weeks before departure.

All visits are subject to a minimum number being met.

£55.00 inclusive of Executive Mini Coach travel to and from Leonardslee and entrance to the gardens.

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