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Additional RHS member dates: 1 August–8 October

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

12 noon–5pm, Wed–Fri, Sun & BH Mon, 9 Apr–8 Oct.


Please see website for admission prices.

RHS members

Free access (member 1 only for joint memberships) applies 9 Apr–31 May & 1 Sep–8 Oct. Additional dates: 1 Aug–8 Oct.


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


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

About the garden

Owned by
Lady Emma Barnard

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 and several have now been replanted in various colour themes. 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

  • Bluebells
  • Clematis
  • Cut flowers
  • Daffodils
  • Dahlias
  • Fruit blossom
  • Fruit bushes/trees
  • Grasses
  • Irises
  • Lavender
  • Rhododendrons/azaleas
  • Roses
  • Spring bulbs
  • Vegetables
  • 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.