The Old Vicarage, Washington opens for the National Garden Scheme every Thursday, July to October.

3½ acres of beautiful gardens set around the 1832 Regency house (not open). The front is formally laid out with topiary, wide lawn, mixed border and contemporary water sculpture. The rear features new and mature trees from C19, herbaceous borders, water garden and stunning uninterrupted views of the North Downs. The Japanese garden with waterfall and pond leads to a large copse, stream, treehouse and stumpery. For more details go to

Please pre-book your ticket in advance;

Self-service refreshments on Thurs or picnics welcome.
Adult: £7.00: Child Free
Opening times10:30 – 16:00

The National Garden Scheme opens beautiful gardens for charity. They donated over £63 million to nursing and health charities and made an annual donation of over £3 million in 2021. Their core beneficiaries include Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie, Hospice UK and The Queen’s Nursing Institute. For more information, please also click on the following link –