Broadwater Cemetery

Broadwater Cemetery 200 x 150Broadwater Cemetery
South Farm Road
West Sussex
BN14 7TP

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About this Cemetery 

Broadwater Cemetery is still in every day use and represents a pleasant and peaceful haven in the Broadwater area of the town.

The entrance/exit is on South Farm Road, between Ardsheal Road to the north and Carnegie Road to the south. There are no vehicle parking spaces within the cemetery, but on-street parking in South Farm Road is available.

Broadwater Cemetery is the burial place of Mary Hughes, the inspiration for the poem 'Mary had a little lamb'. View details of Mary Hughes life.

Broadwater Cemetery is also the burial place of Richard Jefferies, an influential 19th Century author on the topics of nature and social commentary.

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Opening and closing times

It is with regret that due to continued vandalism in this cemetery and despite other measures to prevent it, Worthing Borough Council has decided to take the action of locking the cemetery as follows:

  • The gates to this cemetery will be locked at night.

Opening and closing times are as follows:

  • Between the months of October and March
    Monday to Sunday: 8:00am to 6:00pm
  • Between the months of April and September
    Monday to Sunday: 8:00am to 8:00pm

If outside of these hours you notice anyone in this cemetery please contact Emprise Security.

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Friends of Broadwater Cemetery

To find out about the Friends of Broadwater Cemetery please download the leaflet below:

Or you can visit the:

Regular 'themed' tours of the cemetery are run by the Friends of Broadwater Cemetery- for details see:

If you would like to become a Friend of Broadwater Cemetery and/or kindly volunteer to be a potential guide or warden we would love to hear from you, please download the application form below:

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Page last updated: 08 September 2017