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Down Place


7 acre hillside, chalk garden on the north side of the South Downs with fine views of surrounding countryside. Extensive herbaceous, shrub and rose borders on different levels merging into natural wild flower meadow renowned for its collection of native orchids. Fully stocked vegetable garden and greenhouses. Spring flowers and blossom.
Down Place- Canceled


On this day, this garden is open by arrangement, which means that you will have to contact the owner to arrange visits for groups.

Pre-booking essential, please go to our events page to book your tickets.

Admission by donation

  • Adult:
  • Concessions:
  • Child:

On this day, this garden opens as part of .

Admission also gets you entry to this garden in the area:

Click the dropdown arrow next to the opening date above to find details of entry costs and to add the opening to your online calendar.

Click on any opening date on the calendar above to find details of entry times, entry price and to add the opening to your online calendar.

  • Regular opening
  • Open by arrangement only
  • Cancelled opening

This garden also makes a donation to The Friends of Harting Church.

Owner Information

Mr & Mrs D M Thistleton-Smith
01730 825374

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How to find us

Down Place
South Harting
GU31 5PN

1m SE of South Harting.
Accessibility information

Substantial top terrace and borders accessible to wheelchairs.

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