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Very relaxing

Come here all the time during all seasons. Very well maintained and thoughtfully arranged for all... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mark R
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Aldwick, United Kingdom
Beautiful

We visited the gardens on a sunny spring morning; they are beautifully planted with spring flowers... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kitty57238
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London, United Kingdom
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All reviews flower beds roman wall walls walk plants and trees lovely flowers city centre peaceful garden lovely place to sit hidden away haven of peace well maintained gardens old city walls chichester cathedral well worth a visit south street walk around benches
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Come here all the time during all seasons. Very well maintained and thoughtfully arranged for all seasons. Plenty of benches dotted around to accommodate sun and shade. Dare I say H&S gone mad, again, when the pond was filled in. Or is it that like...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mark R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the gardens on a sunny spring morning; they are beautifully planted with spring flowers and shrubs. The gardens arevery peaceful and there are a number of places to sit and enjoy the birdsong.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank kitty57238
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A hidden gem in the heart of Chichester, I can't think of a better place to come for a picnic in the summer.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tomisnotonfire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this hidden gem by accident and would recommend it to anyone looking for somewhere offering peace and quiet to rest during a visit to the cathedral or shopping. We visited in early spring so too cold to sit around but will return when...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Leetee
Reviewed March 8, 2019

It was a pretty cold day with storm clouds on the horizon, but I can imagine it would be quite beautiful later in the year and on a sunnier day. It was very peaceful and absorbing to amble round and is best seen overall from...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

A lovely haven of a peaceful garden , between the Cathedral and the Chichester walls. The rope walk must be lovely in summer but for now the winter foliage and a few hellebores shone in the sunshine.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nicky775
Reviewed February 7, 2019

Just a lovely place to walk either slowly or on a mission any time of year. Lovely gardens with gentle feel and space to enjoy whether with friends or alone

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SandS98
Reviewed January 23, 2019

This is on my daily walk and I love it. It's a very well maintained and very beautiful garden. I go there daily to sit and look out over the garden to the Cathedral and read a book. You can picnic during the summer. There...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank maxicatimus
Reviewed January 9, 2019

I always think the sign of a well designed garden is one that is interesting in the winter when there is little colour about. This garden is a perfect example of this. Lovely and peaceful with some gorgeous plants. Worth a visit and free entry!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 29, 2018

If you're busy shopping in Chichester and need a break the Gardens are a great escape. Even on a coolish, wintery day with all the leaves coming off the trees it was beautiful and peaceful.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Sue S
May 6, 2018|
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Response from lord sean r | Reviewed this property |
Hi, its a small garden with a good path and lots of places to sit. Easy to reach from town and near a bus stop too.
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teeny20
June 13, 2017|
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Response from L14916 | Reviewed this property |
NO. It is a no dogs park (so is Priory Park by the way).
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744kbo
February 7, 2017|
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Response from Curlychichester | Reviewed this property |
Yes, go right to the end as though you're going into the Bishop's palace and there is an entrance on the left. It's also possible to enter via Avenue des Chartres, near the pedestrian crossing.
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