New members

Due to recent, very high demand, we are regrettably unable to accept 2022 (new) members. If you’d like to be added to our new members waiting list, please contact us and we will be in touch with you when vacancies arise. Please do not fill in an application form or send any money.

Thank you for your interest.

Existing members

We will still be delighted, for you to renew your membership as usual, in March.

New Membership Waiting List

Membership gives you access to the gardens throughout the year.

You may like to join in maintenance groups and enjoy the company of other like minded members in caring for the gardens. In so doing you will contribute towards the conservation of a unique garden and part of the heritage of St Leonards.

During the year we hold a number of social and fund raising events e.g. barn dances, dog shows, summer events, arts and crafts fair, bonfires and fireworks display, Halloween celebrations, carol singing etc.

Parts of the Gardens can also be hired by members and non-commercial organisations for parties and wedding celebrations.

The 2021/22 annual subscription is £57 for individuals, £62 for couples and £64 for families. The subscription fee for dogs is £5 per dog every year. The membership year runs from 1st April to the 31st March of the following year. On joining there is a one-off gate lock fee of £15, which is non-refundable.

All dogs using the Gardens at any time, have to have paid their annual membership subscription and also must be registered and wear a distinctive collar tag which costs an additional £5. Note that professional dog walkers using the park need to be members, and each dog needs to be registered and have a tag.

You can apply for membership by either completing an online application form or by downloading an application form below and post it to ; Mrs Dulcie Van Egmond, 33 Brittany Rd, St Leonards on Sea, TN38 0RB.

Once we have received your application we’ll arrange for a committee member to meet you at the park with your dogs as applicable.

When your application is approved we will request payment of the relevant membership fees and the collection of your dog tags, if applicable.

Please also fill in the application form if you are renewing your membership so that we can keep our records up to date.

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