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Address: Littlehampton Road | Goring-by-Sea, Worthing BN12 6PG, England
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Unusual gardens created on the side of The Southdowns.

The gardens are sited to the north of Worthing on the Southdowns and are partly in an old chalk quarry. Entry is free and one can wander at will.

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tony S
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Hassocks, United Kingdom
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Hassocks, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The gardens are sited to the north of Worthing on the Southdowns and are partly in an old chalk quarry. Entry is free and one can wander at will.

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Thank Tony S
Guildford, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here to roll down the slopes, tiptoe over the stepping stones and play hide and seek in the gardens when I was a child. Now bring my son here to do the same whenever we visit the grandparents. perfect family fun, and free!

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Thank Victoria E
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Excellent Sussex Cream Tea, huge Scones and very Dog friendly. We always visit here after walking the Dogs on Highdown Hill, ample parking and good home made fayre.

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Thank mickeybhoy1967
Worthing, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

perfect to walk around on a lovely sunny day, there is a cafe to get a nice cup of tea and cake after your visit and there are some beautiful plants to see

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Thank PATRICIA C
Worthing, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I live less than a mile away from the gardens - I can see Highdown Hill from my window. Yet I had never visited, until I was dragged up there by a friend. And the gardens are lovely: there's something different around every turn. It's well worth taking an easy yomp to the top of the hill, and the tea... More 

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Thank biggus56
Worthing, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

the usual get together for afternoon tea, walk in the most wonderful gardens and watch the artist do their paintings. you can have lunch in highdown towers and then walk the meal off by walking the downs above and look over the whole of sussex

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Thank barbaragwilliams
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Series of 'garden rooms', fascinating plants collected from abroad. Pub adjoins, east to walk to from bus. Short climb up hill, beyond garden for even better views!

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Thank forestgirl101z
kent
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely gardens, donations only. Quite a surprise. Also view from car park lovely. Excellent evening. Would recommend more time, half day to see it all well.

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Thank martine-netball
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The most fantastic gardens, free with free car parking. So well kept and easy access to Highdown Hill. Great to visit on a regular basis to enjoy the plants as they come in flower. This hidden gem is in a chalk pit. Beautiful!

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Thank Validreview
Worthing, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful, peaceful place to visit. Shame people are not respectful of the gardens though as we saw a used nappy stuffed into a bush when we visited! Plenty of pretty plants and nice spots to relax and enjoy the flowers.

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