High Beeches Gardens Conservation Trust

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United Kingdom - West Sussex

Institution Code: HBGC

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: Yes

High Beeches Woodland and Water Garden
High Beeches Woodland and Water Garden

Main Address:
High Beeches Gardens Conservation Trust
High Beeches Handcross West Sussex RH17 6HQ U.K.
West Sussex
United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0) 1444 400589
Fax: +44 (0) 1444 401543
URL: www.highbeeches.com
Primary Email: gardens@highbeeches.com

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Sarah Bray
    Curator's Name: Sarah Bray
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Sarah Bray
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 2
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Trust: Yes
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 10 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Latitude: 51.063722
    Longitude: -0.182318
    Altitude: 150.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: High Beeches Woodland and Water Garden
  • Local Address: High Beeches, High Beeches Lane, Handcross
  • Locality: City: Handcross
  • Locality: State: West Sussex

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 10
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: Yes
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
  • Number of Visitors: 7000
    Number of Volunteers: 1

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Large collection of temperate trees and shrubs.
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: No
    ABS Policy: No
    Plant Collection Policy: No

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: No
    Medicinal Plant Programme: No
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: No
    Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: No
    Plant Breeding: No
    Conservation - Biology: No
    Conservation - Genetics: No
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: No
    Ecology: No
    Ecosystem Conservation: No
    Education: No
    Ethnobotany: No
    Exploration: No
    Floristics: No
    Horticulture: No
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: No
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: No
    Restoration Ecology: No
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: No
    Sustainability: No
    Pharmacology: No
    Agriculture: No
    Land Restoration: No
    Urban Environments: No

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: No
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: No
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: No
    Special Exhibitions: No
    Courses for School Children: No
    Courses for University/College Students: No
    Courses for General Public: No
    Education Programme: No