Highdown Hill is just a few minutes drive from Goring-by-Sea. It is accessed from the A259 and has a car park, walks, gardens, a hotel and a cafe. There are fantastic views along the Sussex coast to Beachy Head and the Isle of Wight. Highdown Hill is inside the South Downs National Park.
Highdown Gardens, maintained by Worthing Borough Council, is home to a National Collection of rare plants and trees. The garden was developed by Sir Frederick Stern over a 50 year period with the objective of showing that plants could grow on chalk. It is highly ranked as a visitor attraction on TripAdvisor. Donations are welcome!
After a walk on the downs and a visit to the gardens, what better place to end up than the highly rated Highdown Tea Rooms.
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