- Worthing Borough Council
Become a Volunteer
We weeded feverishly for days before his coming. We watched the regale lilies anxiously as the burning sun poured down on them all during the previous weekend.
* Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
With new buildings and an ambitious programme of work, there are many ways to support the gardens as a volunteer:
Friends of Highdown Gardening Group
The Friends of Highdown is a friendly, informal group who work alongside Highdown’s Craft Gardeners on a variety of gentle garden maintenance tasks including: planting, weeding, pruning, watering and raking leaves.
Tasks suit most abilities and any spare time you have is well rewarded just by being in such a beautiful garden environment.
We currently have a waiting list for the Friends of Highdown, however if you would like further information or or would like to register your interest, please contact us:
Highdown Tour Guides
Our Tour Guides lead families, local people and horticultural enthusiasts around Highdown, sharing stories about the gardens incredible history and unique plant collection.
With support and training from Highdown staff, volunteer Tour Guides are important in ensuring that Highdown’s rich heritage is passed on to future generations.
If you would like further information or would like to register your interest, please contact us:
Highdown Visitor Assistants
Highdown is becoming a hub for community activities and events. We would also like assistance evaluating visitor experience.
We are looking for friendly and personable volunteers to help prepare and deliver both of these visitor facing activities. This role is a chance to engage with the local community and have some fun!
If you would like further information or or would like to register your interest, please contact us: