The National Garden Scheme: Garden Open Day: St Barnabas House

Saturday, 29 June 2024

11:00 - 16:00

Visit the garden at St Barnabas House and help support NGS Charities

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St Barnabas House
Join one of the accompanied tours through the patient gardens, these will be held throughout the day. After which, take a relaxing wander through the hospice grounds, which have a central courtyard garden like an exotic atrium with seating, water features and abundant foliage from tree ferns, magnolias and katsura trees. Outside a large pond with fountain-aerator adds tranquillity with the sound of running water. Lavender maze, meadow and productive vegetable plot. We've been keeping bees in our gardens since Oct 2021, and our first hive was kindly donated by the Worthing Division of the West Sussex Beekeepers Associations (BKA). Good disability access to the site, central courtyard, main surrounding gardens and car park.

The garden at St Barnabas House 2 Titnore Lane, Goring-By-Sea, Worthing West Sussex BN12 6NZ is open for the National Garden Scheme on Sat 29th June (11pm-4pm). Admission £5, children free. Pre-book on the National Garden Scheme website . Teas. Refreshments & plants in aid of St Barnabas House hospice.

Why support the National Garden Scheme
The National Garden Scheme gives visitors unique access to over 3,500 exceptional private gardens in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands, and raises impressive amounts of money for some of the UK's best-loved nursing and health charities through admissions, teas and cake.

Thanks to the generosity of garden owners, volunteers and visitors we have donated more than £70 million to our beneficiary charities, and in 2023 made donations of over £3.4 million. Founded in 1927 to support district nurses, we are now the most significant charitable funder of nursing in the UK and our beneficiaries include Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie, Hospice UK and The Queen’s Nursing Institute.
The National Garden Scheme doesn’t just open beautiful gardens for charity – we are passionate about the physical and mental health benefits of gardens too. We fund projects which promote gardens and gardening as therapy, and in 2017, we launched our annual Gardens and Health Week to raise awareness of the topic. Our funding also supports the training of gardeners and offers respite to horticultural workers who have fallen on difficult times.

To learn more about the National Garden Scheme, discover your perfect garden or find out how to open your own garden, visit, download the National Garden Scheme app or purchase the National Garden Scheme’s Garden Visitor’s Handbook, which is published annually and available via and at all good book retailers.

Direct links to West Sussex NGS gardens


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