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Highdown Gardens

Open Now: 10:00 - 18:00
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Flowers in bloom

If your pleasure is gardens then this is one of those to visit.and then go into Highdown Manor... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Lovely gardens in spring, summer and autumn. Informative staff

A lovely garden to picnic or walk in. Sunny areas, shady areas, small fish ponds to admire fish in... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2018
Worthing, United Kingdom
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Littlehampton Road | Goring-by-Sea, Worthing BN12 6PG, England
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All reviews beautiful garden highdown hotel chalk pit car park different areas plants and flowers south downs play hide and seek tea shop next door hidden gem dual carriageway free entry lovely place well worth a visit run around scones
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If your pleasure is gardens then this is one of those to visit.and then go into Highdown Manor hotel for a nice carvary or lunchoen.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank goneroamingoneroamin
Reviewed 13 December 2018

A lovely garden to picnic or walk in. Sunny areas, shady areas, small fish ponds to admire fish in. Lovely trees, shrubs, flowers all set in the area of an old chalk pit. Total walk round is probably 90 mins or less. 20 mins in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NandJtravelaway
Reviewed 28 November 2018

A natural and cultivated garden with many different trees, shrubs, plants and flowers. Worth a visit in the different seasons to see the lovely colours. Easy to find a secluded place for a pic-nic

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lyn270
Reviewed 14 November 2018

We went during the week. It was lovely, relaxing and so well maintained. The gardens have so much history and on a beautiful Autumn day the leaves were great and the sky so blue. As they name implies - you are high! Plus its donation...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SandinWill
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Highdown Gardens are a well maintained yet surrounded by natural countryside. Plenty of pathways and areas to explore. Great for kids and adults. A nice place for a picnic.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Peter R
Reviewed 19 October 2018

The high part of "Highdown" down gardens is actually pretty high, the "down" part of "Highdown" was the best part as that leads down to wear i had parked and was much less of an endurance march in an upward direction, but overall very good,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank philip d
Reviewed 4 October 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 3 October 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Holiday-Jedi
Reviewed 2 October 2018 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sophiecook10
Reviewed 1 October 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Kathryn B
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Response from Helen T | Reviewed this property |
As far as I can remember yes.
Kay S
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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