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Partner Garden
Free access for RHS members at selected times

Parham Park
RH20 4HS

On A283 midway between Pulborough & Storrington. (SatNav RH20 4HR).

11 acres

01903 742021

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Opening Hours

Wed–Fri, Sun & BH, 12noon–5pm, 17 Apr–9 Oct.


Please see website for admission prices.

RHS members

Free access (Member 1 only) - applies 17 Apr–29 May & 1 Sep–9 Oct.


  • Accessible facilities
  • Accessible garden
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Dogs welcome
  • Free carer entry
  • Gift shop
  • Group rates
  • Parking
  • Plant sales
  • Refreshments
  • Toilets


  • Autumn colour
  • Colour themed borders
  • Glasshouse (open to public)
  • Herbaceous border
  • Pond or lake

About the garden

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Set in the heart of a medieval deer park at the foot of the South Downs, Parham’s award-winning four acre Walled Garden is a tapestry of colour and rich scents from early spring until the frosts of autumn. The vast herbaceous borders are currently undergoing restoration. These and the majestic vegetable parterre provide a haven of peace and tranquillity.     

In a tradition established more than 70 years ago, the beautiful flower arrangements throughout the house are supplied from blooms in the garden. A stunning historic greenhouse displays many unusual aromatic and tender plants. The garden is surrounded by the seven-acre Pleasure Grounds, which include a lake set among specimen trees and native heathers and a delightful (and complicated) turf and brick maze.     

Parham’s Nursery offers a wide range of carefully selected and interesting plants for sale.

Plants of special interest

  • Agapanthus
  • Alliums
  • Asters
  • Cut flowers
  • Daffodils
  • Dahlias
  • Delphiniums
  • Fruit blossom
  • Fruit bushes/trees
  • Grasses
  • Hellebores
  • Hemerocallis
  • Herbs
  • Hostas
  • Irises
  • Lavender
  • Lilies
  • Magnolias
  • Rhododendrons/azaleas
  • Roses
  • Shade-loving plants
  • Snowdrops
  • Spring bulbs
  • Sweet peas
  • Topiary
  • Vegetables
  • Waterlilies
  • Wildflowers
  • Wisteria

Get involved

The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.