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Denmans Garden

Denmans Garden, near Chichester

RHS Partner Garden of the Year 2023 for West Sussex, the South East and Channel Islands. The Garden is a great contemporary garden originally designed by the late John Brookes who was famous for his book 'The Small Garden'

Denmans Garden an open garden near Chichester - Converted from market garden to ornamental garden by Joyce Robinson, an unknown but brilliant horticulturist and pioneer in gravel gardens who lived at Denmans from 1946-94, and redesigned by one of the world's most influential landscape designers and author, John Brookes MBE who lived at Denmans from 1980-2018, Denmans is a contemporary 4 acre country garden renowned for its curvilinear layout, complex and unusual plantings, and its peaceful beauty year-round.
An accessible oasis of tranquillity between Arundel and Chichester, Denmans is highly significant in the history of garden design because of its association with John Brookes and its early and unique gravel gardens. It features dry riverbeds, a walled garden, ponds, and a conservatory.

Denmans Garden - Opening Times, normally all year: see for more details. An RHS Partner Garden. Tearoom, shop, plant centre, classes.


  • Telephone: 01243278950
  • E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


  • Street: Denmans Garden
  • Postcode: BN18 0SU
  • City: Fontwell
  • County: Sussex
  • Country: United Kingdom


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