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Places to Visit In and Around West Sussex

Birling Gap and Seven Sisters

National Trust property: Birling Gap and Seven Sisters - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for..... See more >
East Dean, BN20 0AB

Cissbury Ring

National Trust property: Cissbury Ring - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Near Findon, BN14 0HT

Ditchling Beacon

National Trust property: Ditchling Beacon - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Westmeston, BN6 8

Drovers Estate

National Trust property: Drovers Estate - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Singleton, Chichester, PO18 0

East Head

National Trust property: East Head - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Coast Guard Lane, Chichester, PO20 8AT

Harting Down

National Trust property: Harting Down - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Harting Down, West Sussex GU31 5PN

Lavington Common

National Trust property: Lavington Common - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Duncton, GU28 0QR

Nymans

National Trust property: Nymans - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Handcross, near Haywards Heath, RH17 6EB

Petworth House and Park

National Trust property: Petworth House and Park - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Petworth, GU28 0AE

Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

National Trust property: Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill - open to the public. Please see National Trust website..... See more >
North of Brighton, on the South Downs, BN45 7DE

Slindon Estate

National Trust property: Slindon Estate - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Top Road, Slindon, Arundel, BN18 0RG

Standen

National Trust property: Standen - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Standen, West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead, RH19 4NE
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Things to do around West Sussex

West Sussex, nestled between London and the south coast of England, offers a delightful mix of natural beauty, historical sites, and family-friendly attractions. Whether you're a local or a visitor, there's something for everyone in this picturesque county. Let's explore the best things to do in West Sussex:

1. Fishbourne Roman Palace and Chichester Cathedral:
- Start your day in the charming city of Chichester. Explore the remarkable Fishbourne Roman Palace, the largest residential Roman building ever unearthed in Britain. Admire the well-preserved corridors, mosaics, and courtyard gardens. Don't miss Chichester Cathedral, a blend of Norman Romanesque and Gothic architecture. Inside, discover rare Medieval artifacts and reliefs, including the story of Lazarus from the 12th century. Gustav Holst, the composer, is also entombed here¹.

2. Walk in Chidham:
- For a peaceful day out, explore the outdoors in Chidham. Cycle or walk the public footpaths through fields and admire the charming farmhouses. Enjoy the tranquility of this area of England⁶.

3. Harbour Park in Littlehampton:
- Head to Harbour Park, an amusement park located on the beach in Littlehampton. Opened in 1932, it features rides, games, and attractions adjacent to the working Harbour & Marina. Enjoy a fun-filled day with family and friends².

4. Huxley's Birds of Prey Centre and Gardens in Horsham:
- Experience close encounters with birds of prey at Huxley's Birds of Prey Centre. Explore the zoo, watch birds fly during daily displays, and learn about these magnificent creatures. The center also features meerkats and other animals for an educational and entertaining day out⁵.

5. Explore West Wittering Beach:
- End your day at West Wittering, a perfect sandy beach along the south coastline. Enjoy the sun, sea, and sand, and take in the breathtaking views. It's a great spot for relaxation and beachcombing¹.

Remember to check opening hours and any booking requirements for these attractions. Whether you're interested in history, wildlife, or outdoor adventures, West Sussex promises an unforgettable day out! 🌟🏞️🎉¹²⁵⁶.

Source: Conversation with Bing, 30/01/2024
(1) . https://bing.com/search?q=activities+within+West+Sussex+for+a+day+out.
(2) 15 of the Best Days Out in West Sussex | Day Out in England. https://dayoutinengland.com/days-out-in-west-sussex/.
(3) Harbour Park. https://www.harbourpark.com/.
(4) Huxley's Birds Of Prey Centre And Gardens. https://www.huxleysbop.co.uk/.
(5) Fishers Farm Park. https://fishersfarmpark.co.uk/.
(6) Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. https://tangmere-museum.org.uk/.
(7) Things To Do & Days Out in West Sussex | Experience West Sussex. https://www.experiencewestsussex.com/things-to-do/.
(8) THE 10 BEST Things to Do in West Sussex - 2024 (with Photos) - Tripadvisor. https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attractions-g186404-Activities-West_Sussex_England.html.