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Highdown Gardens

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Good fun

Went with a group of friends on a nice sunny day and had a picnic. There is loads of plants and... read more

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maddydaisy
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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Beautiful Gardens

These gardens are quite enchanting. Presently all the spring flowers and blossoms are out so it is... read more

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wendygillw
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Carshalton, United Kingdom
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Littlehampton Road 33 Highdown Rise | Goring-by-Sea, Worthing BN12 6FB, England
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All reviews beautiful garden highdown hotel chalk pit car park different areas south downs play hide and seek post box no dogs allowed tea shop plants and flowers next door hidden gem free entry run around lovely place well worth a visit
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Went with a group of friends on a nice sunny day and had a picnic. There is loads of plants and animals to be seen around the gardens. Wonderful place to go for a walk around especially with little kids. Best part is it was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank maddydaisy
Reviewed 1 week ago

These gardens are quite enchanting. Presently all the spring flowers and blossoms are out so it is truly springing to life. Lots of little nooks and crannies to explore.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank wendygillw
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always enjoy an afternoon stroll around these gardens ( followed by refreshments in the nearby cafe ). Currently as the daffodils are finishing, tulips, primroses and forget-me-nots are blooming,.Blossom is on the trees and numerous bluebells are coming into bloom in the wooded area behind...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank vsecord2003
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of interesting plants and landscaping to see. We take the grandchildren hear and they always have a great time. When done there are good walks along Highdown too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AlanP2334
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Chalk Garden is very impressive. It is well designed, has a wide range of plants and fantastic views.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank davidcarden
Reviewed 1 week ago

unusual plants, great location. peaceful. love the carp pond. listen to the birds and wind through the trees. great place for a picnic

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank anoliyam
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very beautiful garden, lots of colourful flowers. Peaceful . Pub next door so make a day of it. I go each year because I enjoy it so much. Great views next to the gardens.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tessa201821
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful gardens to wander around and suitable for any age, my granddaughter loves running around and looking at all the different areas

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ann2active
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been going here for years. It’s so lovely to have these free gardens up on Highdown Hill. Kids love the freedom of being able to run around. Oldies love the tranquility. If you haven’t been you’re missing a treat Especially lovely in the spring.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank heather80bw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hidden away, sheltered from the wind, lovely, beautiful, safe secure grounds. Take the little ones or go for a stroll and while you're at it take a picnic. It's free too!

Date of experience: April 2019
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Heatherda
May 22, 2017|
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Response from Jacy V | Reviewed this property |
Only a small part is flat, the rest is on a hill with quite steep slopes. It would be possible to push a wheelchair round if the ground is dry, but it would be hard work for the pusher!
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Kay S
March 31, 2016|
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Response from Prickles1 |
The High Down estate, comprising a house, stables and surrounding gardens, was owned by the Big Game hunter Sir Frederick Stern up until his death in 1967. The gardens are now separate from the adjacent buildings - and in... More
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