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Highdown Gardens

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Amazing garden beautiful planting.

Amazing gardens with beautiful views and plants. Clean toilets and lovely picnic benches on the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jennifer R
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
Great place for a quiet wander through varied gardens but dogs not allowed.

Really lovely gardens, with a wide variety of plants and trees but dogs, even cute tiny friendly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Worthing, United Kingdom
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Littlehampton Road | Goring-by-Sea, Worthing BN12 6PG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing gardens with beautiful views and plants. Clean toilets and lovely picnic benches on the Downs.

1  Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really lovely gardens, with a wide variety of plants and trees but dogs, even cute tiny friendly ones, are not allowed. There are adequate areas to walk your dogs around the outside of the gardens tho. The outdoors Shakespeare in the Summer is fantastic :)...More

1  Thank Holiday-Jedi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect place to visit as a family or couple. Constantly changing throughout the year so always a surprise what you're going to see. We love it here

Thank sophiecook10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to visit, off the beaten track so very peaceful and quiet. I keep going back to visit this beautiful and tranquil oasis.

1  Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Yesterday was the first time I visited the gardens having lived in the area for nearly 40 years. My loss. This is a lovely place to explore and sit in the sun and well done to Worthing Council for keeping it looking as good as...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I remember going as a child and having great memories as a child having picnics there. As an adult revisiting with my partner and son, I can happily say that it is still nicely maintained and peaceful. Plus you can walk out and around to...More

Thank Joshua N
Reviewed 4 September 2018

This was our first visit to the gardens. We found a leaflet while staying in Worthing so went on our way home. What a beautiful place. Free entry and free parking - a pleasant surprise. Good to read the history from the information board near...More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Lovely area to visit for a countryside walk with a lovely cafe to have a drink and look at the scenery

Thank 64Bratpack
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We go to this cafe after walking at High Salvington or Highdown Gardens, it probably the most cosy comfy place we know to get a coffee and slice of delicious cake. Inside and outside seating, friendly helpful staff and great customer service with reasonable prices.

1  Thank LuvLee5715
Reviewed 27 August 2018

A gorgeous, peaceful and beautiful place to go with fascinating plants. A tranquil haven on the edge of Worthing, don’t miss it!

Thank Melissa G
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22 May 2017|
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Response from Helen T | Reviewed this property |
As far as I can remember yes.
Kay S
31 March 2016|
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