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Bishop's Palace Gardens

West Street, Chichester PO19 1RP, England
+44 1243 534823
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Secret Gem

I was on a visit to Chichester with my 86 yr old mother and my sister when we came across this... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bridget T
via mobile
Escape the town

These gardens are a welcome break from the hustle and bustle of life. They are beautifully kept... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David B
Chichester, United Kingdom
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“hidden gem” (34 reviews)
“flower beds” (14 reviews)
“secret garden” (8 reviews)
West Street, Chichester PO19 1RP, England
+44 1243 534823
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was on a visit to Chichester with my 86 yr old mother and my sister when we came across this pretty garden near the cathedral. I have been to Chichester many times but this was the only time I had visited this garden. The...More

Thank Bridget T
Reviewed 1 week ago

These gardens are a welcome break from the hustle and bustle of life. They are beautifully kept, and it is a lovely place to walk around at any time of year. Certainly worth visiting.

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most beautiful garden within a ancient wall. Great views of the spire and a lovely walk around the old walls. Hard to find if you do not ask. Either go through the Cathedral or else via South St. going South from the Cross and...More

Thank J F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a lovely garden. Peaceful and pretty .....a hidden treasure. I have visited here a few times, different views in different seasons.

1  Thank 866anniea866
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Situated at the back of the cathedral is the Bishops palace gardens. Just a very tranquil spot where the formal gardens are contained with the city walls. You can walk up some steps and walk along a section of the wall. Some really nice secluded...More

1  Thank David P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked away behind the Cathedral and off the main shopping thoroughfare, these gardens are a delight for the family. Free to enter and open to anyone, it's relaxing to wander around and enjoy the greenery, as well as the views of the nearby cathedral. Youngsters...More

1  Thank Tunes79
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a recent first visit to Chichester and when wondering down a pleasant lane to the Cathedral, we discovered this beautiful and quiet garden. Wonderful old tree's and well maintained gardens within a walled area. Many people relaxing and enjoying their lunch break sat on...More

1  Thank promenade39
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We nearly missed the gardens whilst on a day trip to Chichester. I'm so pleased that we didn't , as they were gorgeous. They are a combination of informal planting within a formal structure. Many people were eating their lunch there in the tranquil setting....More

1  Thank Ghenna_12
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Accessing from the main street it opens into an amazing views with great views of the Cathedral. There is plenty of seating and places for peacefull sitting.

Thank 123linny
Reviewed 4 September 2017

A pleasant garden to spend an hour in the centre of Chichester. Lovely herbaceous flower beds in early September. Cheap afternoon parking (£2) at the County Hall car park on a Saturday opposite the Cathedral and Gardens.

Thank Maggie230
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13 June 2017|
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Response from Pete0911 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think so
7 February 2017|
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Response from WMIM | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that is the way to enter. We took St. Richard's Walk from the Cathedral cloisters, turned right at Canon Lane and you cannot miss the entrance to the gardens. If you are getting there by car I think there is on-street... More
Linda G
17 September 2016|
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Response from JuneM52 | Reviewed this property |
so sorry been away so only just seen this - parking is difficult in chi. but there is a multi storey not too far to the south of the roman wall around the gardens