museums and attractions

Other Sites of Interest / Country Life

Museum of Gardening

This new museum is devoted to vintage lawnmowers and old tools to do with the upkeep of gardening. The charity is dedicated to Edwin Beard Budding, a much underrated inventor and engineer who invented the lawnmower in 1830.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access


The Budding Foundation


South Downs Heritage Centre South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road Hassocks East Sussex BN6 9LY

Open days

Mon-Sat 0900-1700, Sun 1030-1630.


By Rail: Hassocks / 0.5 miles

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