Open Gardens (see NGS Yellow Book for more details)



Malthouse Farm, Streat Lane, Streat, Hassocks, West Sussex, BN6 8SA


Rural 5 acre garden with stunning views to South Downs. Garden divided into separate rooms, box parterre and borders with glass sculpture, herbaceous and shrub borders, mixed border for seasonal colour and kitchen garden. Orchard leading to partitioned areas with grass walks, snail mound, birch maze and willow tunnel. Wildlife farm pond with planted surround.


Opening Times:                 August 19, 2018 14:00 – 17:30

Admission:                          Adult: £5.00,         Child: Free


Manor of Dean, Tillington, Petworth, Sussex, GU28 9AP


Traditional English garden, approx 3 acres with herbaceous borders, a variety of early flowering bulbs, snowdrops, spring bulbs, grass walks and grass steps. Walled kitchen garden with fruit, vegetables and cutting flowers. Lawns, rose garden and informal areas with views of the South Downs. Garden under a long-term programme of improvements.


Opening Times:                 August 05, 2018 14:00 – 17:00

Admission:                          Adult: £4.50        Child: Free


Durrance Manor, Smithers Hill Lane, Shipley, Sussex, RH13 8PE


This two acre garden surrounding a medieval hall house (not open) with Horsham stone roof enjoys uninterrupted views, over a ha-ha, of the South Downs and Chanctonbury Ring. There are many different gardens here, including colourful long borders, Japanese inspired gardens, large pond, wild flower meadow and orchard, shade gardens, Hosta Walk, greenhouse and vegetable garden. There is a Monet style bridge over a pond with water lilies


Opening Times:                 August 27, 2018 14:00 – 18:00

Admission:                          Adult: £5.00    Child: Free