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Hidden behind the shops - a peaceful retreat

If you're busy shopping in Chichester and need a break the Gardens are a great escape. Even on a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fiona F
Eastbourne, United Kingdom

Visited on a crisp Wednesday morning though going into the winter and being cleared these gardens... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Epsom, United Kingdom
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All reviews flower beds roman wall hidden garden walls walk plants and trees lovely flowers city centre tranquil place lovely place to sit tucked away haven of peace well maintained gardens old city walls chichester cathedral plenty of seats well worth a visit south street
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're busy shopping in Chichester and need a break the Gardens are a great escape. Even on a coolish, wintery day with all the leaves coming off the trees it was beautiful and peaceful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Fiona F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a crisp Wednesday morning though going into the winter and being cleared these gardens with the old city wall were stunning. Must be an awesome place in spring and summer with the plants in bloom. A place to see in every season with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been visiting Chichester for years, and never knew the gardens were here. They are so well planted and maintained. I will return.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dvdgurr04
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful tranquil gardens set in central chichester behind the Cathedral. Lovely to visit all year. Benches to sit and enjoy the vast array of flowers plants and trees. Gates are locked at different times of the year. Definitely worth a visit to relax or just...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank janicebird28
Reviewed 7 November 2018

It's always lovely to have a walk around the gardens - especially on a sunny autumn afternoon! Not many people about, and son we had the place to ourselves. Gorgeous views of the Cathedral too.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

We found this one day when we had to wait for a time in Chichester. They are beautiful gardens. We went on a lovely sunny day and there were quite a few local people sitting on the benches or on the grass having their lunch....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jackielangridge
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Well maintained open spaces around the cathedral. Some great views of the buldings viewed through glorious autumnal foliage.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Barry H
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Well worth a walk around at any time of year. Lots of seating and some stunning views of the Cathedral.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WidleyTraveller
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

The garden is big. It's a park. Beautiful & calming, hidden behind the Chichester Cathedral. Good for walk. Or sit down on benches, enjoying the garden doing nothing or with a book.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank keeinkl
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Never get bored visiting these gardens. Summer or winter, it’s the best place to relax and enjoy the seasons. Open all year till 8 everyday.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Sue S
7 May 2018|
Response from johnhp702 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sue It is not a large site and it is flat so hopefully you can enjoy it. Regards, John
14 June 2017|
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Response from L14916 | Reviewed this property |
NO. It is a no dogs park (so is Priory Park by the way).
7 February 2017|
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Response from Curlychichester | Reviewed this property |
Yes, go right to the end as though you're going into the Bishop's palace and there is an entrance on the left. It's also possible to enter via Avenue des Chartres, near the pedestrian crossing.