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Groombridge Place general admission tickets

General admission into Groombridge Place enchanted forest & gardens

(Non event day tickets)

BUY TICKETS ON THE DAY: normal price tickets are available from the admissions desk at Groombridge Place. Annual membership is also available,
BUY TICKETS IN ADVANCE: SAVE 10%. Discounted tickets are available on this site (until midnight the day before).

Halloween Spooktacular at Groombridge Place

21st October - 29th October 2017
10am - 4:00pm


Come along to Groombridge Place this Halloween for a scaryingly good time - Meet Captain Robinson Crusoe and his Crew of Skeletons who on one stormy night 300 years ago, were ship wrecked in our Enchanted Forest. Interactive story telling and frighteningly good shows  - not one to be missed this October holiday.

BUY TICKETS ON THE DAY: normal price tickets are available from the admissions desk at Groombridge Place. Annual membership is also available,
BUY TICKETS IN ADVANCE: SAVE 10%. Discounted tickets are available on this site (until midnight the day before).

Please note Groombridge Place is an outdoor venue some activities can be weather dependant and please dress accordingly

Fright Nights at Groombridge Place this Halloween

27th October - 29th October 2017
6:00pm - 10pm (slots)

 
Many myths surround the disappearance of the once world famous Alfonzo Circus, travelling the UK during the summer of 1965 to rave reviews the troupe headed to Kent and that was the last time anyone saw of them or so we thought! Venture deep into the forest at Groombridge Place this Halloween and see if the sightings are true! Will you make it out alive? This experience is not for the faint hearted and not suitable for children under 14 years old. Make it through the woods and enjoy drinks BBQ and much more! Gates open at 6pm.

BUY TICKETS ON THE DAY: normal price tickets are available from the admissions desk at Groombridge Place. Annual membership is also available,
BUY TICKETS IN ADVANCE: SAVE 10%. Discounted tickets are available on this site (until midnight the day before).

Please note Groombridge Place is an outdoor venue some activities can be weather dependant and please dress accordingly

Wild Winter Family Rave 11th November 12 - 3pm

WILD WINTER FAMILY RAVE 11th November 12 - 3pm

Back once again like the Renegade Master!  
 
Big Fish Little Fish continues to be a raving success and is coming back for one more massively successful family event at Groombridge Place with a Wild Winter Rave. Fan (and indeed Groombridge Place) favourites DJs Baker & Beale (Rude and Deadly/Xfm) on the decks.
 
Due to the exceptional popularity of this event it has been extended by an hour - what more mischief can we get up to eh?
 
Come enjoy a magical, wintry, twinkly woodland dance floor. A world of music, dance, craft and fun for families (aimed particularly for families with children aged 0-8 years but all ages welcome) that has won Best Family Event for 3 years running at The Arts Council National Family Arts Festival Awards and this year also won all 3 Audience Choice Awards for Best Event, Best venue and Best Welcome.
 
Dress up as a a woodland creature or full on rave child and let yourself go to the bangin'  choons of the rave masters.  Throw some shapes in the open air to the BFLF classic mix of old skool, house, techno and drum'n'bass. With glitter cannons, bubble machines, giant balloons and a huge parachute finale, this will be a wintry delight of an event!
 
Captain Cookie's craft tables and giant colouring murals complement the theme - older children can make accessories and receive free transfer tattoos and the littlies will adore playing at the play-doh table.
 
With licensed bars, great food on sale and a chill out area for babies there is something for everyone. As this is an outdoor event we can only accept cash as payment, Please also note appropriate clothing must be worn depending on the weather.
 
All this and home by teatime! .
 
The last three events sold out  - it is seriously good fun.
 
Come be a bit of an animal, dance, laugh, craft and be daft - see you on the dance floor!
 
"Reliably excellent" - The Guardian
"reputation for credible music...magical" - Time Out
'Utterly genius and I’m so grateful it exists' - BFLF regular Linds Faller
'3 best days of my life: getting married, having my son, first BFLF today!' - BFLF Groombridge Place attendee
 
NB No buggies will be allowed into the event space and MUST be left at the entrance. This is outside so please bring rain covers if it looks like rain. Parents remain responsible for their children at all times. No more than 3 children per adult. All adults must accompany a group with children ie no adult only groups. This is an outdoor Rave so please dress for the weather.
 

A Very Merry Elfmas

Weekends throughout December
10am - 4pm


Join the Elves this Christmas time at Groombridge Place we have lots to see and do. We will have Elf story telling, Santa letting writing & Christmas theme crafts along with a theatrical show.

 *Additional charges apply for grotto visits and must be pre booked seperatly*

BUY TICKETS ON THE DAY: normal price tickets are available from the admissions desk at Groombridge Place. Annual membership is also available,
BUY TICKETS IN ADVANCE: SAVE 10%. Discounted tickets are available on this site (until midnight the day before).

Please note Groombridge Place is an outdoor venue some activities can be weather dependant and please dress accordingly

Visit Santa in his Grotto

Santa Grotto Tickets

Weekends throughout December
10am - 4pm (slots)


Visit Jolly old saint Nick in his cozy Grotto this Christmas at Groombridge Place
 
 *Tickets to visit Groombridge Place's A Very Merry Elfmas must also be purchased, this ticket cannot be purchased without the A Very Merry Elfmas and will you will not gain access into Groombridge Place with this ticket alone* *Please note on booking page, one space indicates one child. You must purchase one space for every child you would like to visit Santa and receive a gift from him.*

Wild Adventures in the Enchanted Forest

12th - 18th February 2018
10am - 4:00pm


Come along this February half term to Groombridge Place there will be lots to see and do, We will have den building, Wildlife crafts, Build your own bug hotel and pot your own plant to take home. We will also have Garden talks & story telling & get messy with some mud pie making!. Not an event to be missed! 

BUY TICKETS ON THE DAY: normal price tickets are available from the admissions desk at Groombridge Place. Annual membership is also available,
BUY TICKETS IN ADVANCE: SAVE 10%. Discounted tickets are available on this site (until midnight the day before).

Please note Groombridge Place is an outdoor venue some activities can be weather dependant and please dress accordingly

Alice's Circus Adventures at Groombridge Place this Easter

31st March - 15th April 2018
10am - 5:30pm


Alice returns to Groombridge Place this easter with an event even bigger and greater than ever before!

All the family can meet the Mad Hatter, Alice, The Queen of Hearts, Cheshire Cat and of course the forgetful White Rabbit!
See the characters thrill audiences with their circus tricks high up on the Aerial Hoop and Aerial Trapeze in the forest and join the Mad Hatter for fun filled craft activities!


Don't miss this fun filled Easter event!

BUY TICKETS ON THE DAY: normal price tickets are available from the admissions desk at Groombridge Place. Annual membership is also available,
BUY TICKETS IN ADVANCE: SAVE 10%. Discounted tickets are available on this site (until midnight the day before).

Please note Groombridge Place is an outdoor venue some activities can be weather dependant and please dress accordingly

Pirates and Plunder

5th May - 7th May
10am - 5:30pm


Ahoy there! Come on down me harties to Groombridge Place and meet the naughty pirates of Groombridge! We have story telling, a Pirate sing a long, crafts, bouncy castle and lots more to see and do.


BUY TICKETS ON THE DAY: normal price tickets are available from the admissions desk at Groombridge Place. Annual membership is also available,
BUY TICKETS IN ADVANCE: SAVE 10%. Discounted tickets are available on this site (until midnight the day before).

Fairytales and Fables

28th May - 3rd June 2018
10am - 5:30pm

Once upon a time, 
a very poor woodcutter lived in a tiny cottage in the enchanted forest with his two children, Hansel and Gretel.  Join us and uncover their story and discover the fairytales and fables of Groombridge Place. Join in the fun with craft activities, story tellings & shows, and of course enjoy our formal gardens and enchanted forest.

BUY TICKETS ON THE DAY: normal price tickets are available from the admissions desk at Groombridge Place. Annual membership is also available,
BUY TICKETS IN ADVANCE: SAVE 10%. Discounted tickets are available on this site (until midnight the day before).