Highdown Gardens, near Worthing
Congatulations to Worthing Borough Council who maintain this lovely Chalk Garden, Highdown Gardens.
This oasis of Highdown Garden, in Goring near Worthing was the achievement of Sir Frederick and Lady Stern who worked for 50 years to prove that plants would grow on chalk. The garden was created from a chalk pit overlooking the Downs, where there was very poor soil.
Many of the plants were collected from the Himalayan regions of which many can still be seen.
There is a magnificent collection ofPeonies which are at their best in May.
Make sure you visit this garden if you are in the area.
2019 Highdown Gardens open all year - days and closing times vary throughout the year, please check website for further information
- Street: Highdown Gardens, 33 Highdown Rise, off Littlehampton Road
- Postcode: BN12 6FB
- City: Goring by Sea, near Worthing
- County: Sussex
- Country: United Kingdom
- Telephone: 01903 501054
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