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Guided Tree Tour at Nymans III

Guided Tree Tour at Nymans III Join our Guided Tree Tours to learn more about our Champion Trees, see our seasonal highlights and understand the... See more >
Nymans Handcross near Haywards Heath RH17 6EB
Thu 1 Aug, Fri 16 Aug, Sat 31 Aug, Sun 15 Sep, Mon 23 Sep

Daily guided tours of the garden at Nymans IV

Daily guided tours of the garden at Nymans IV Join a daily guided garden tour led by expert garden guides. Booking not needed. This event is free, but normal..... See more >
Nymans Handcross near Haywards Heath RH17 6EB
Mon 5 Aug to Mon 30 Sep

Peelers Retreat - Open Garden for NGS

Peelers Retreat - Open Garden for NGS This inspirational space is a delight with plenty of shaded areas to sit and relax, enjoying delicious teas... See more >
Peelers Retreat, Arundel BN18 9EX
Sat 24 Aug, Tue 3 Sep, Sat 7 Sep, Sat 21 Sep, Sat 5 Oct

macmillan vintage rally

stationary engines tractor bikes commercial steam military bygones cares and more trade craft food all... See more >
LANGHURST HILL FARM BALLS CROSS PETWORTH WEST SUSSEX GU28 9JW
Sat 31 Aug and Sun 1 Sep

East Grinstead Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

East Grinstead Gardens - Open Garden for NGS 5 Nightingale Close occupies a corner plot. Beautifully landscaped on two levels with wonderful and colourful planting..... See more >
East Grinstead Gardens, East Grinstead RH19 4DG
Sun 1 Sep

Malthouse Farm - Open Garden for NGS

Malthouse Farm - Open Garden for NGS Rural 5 acre garden with stunning views to South Downs. Garden divided into separate rooms; box parterre and borders..... See more >
Malthouse Farm, Hassocks BN6 8SA
Sun 1 Sep

Bignor Park - Open Garden for NGS

Bignor Park - Open Garden for NGS 11 acres of peaceful garden to explore with magnificent views of the South Downs. Interesting trees, shrubs, wildflower..... See more >
Bignor Park, Pulborough RH20 1HG
Tue 3 Sep

Judy’s Cottage Garden - Open Garden for NGS

Judy’s Cottage Garden - Open Garden for NGS A beautiful medium sized cottage garden with something of interest all year-round. The garden has several mature trees..... See more >
Judy’s Cottage Garden, Worthing BN13 2AE
Fri 6 Sep

East Grinstead Spinners at Standen IV

East Grinstead Spinners at Standen IV Join the East Grinstead Spinners at Standen on the first Friday of every month. Booking not needed... See more >
Standen West Hoathly Road RH19 4NE
Fri 6 Sep, Fri 4 Oct

The Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

The Cottage - Open Garden for NGS A quintessential English cottage garden, jam packed with a mix of perennials and bulbs on a potentially challenging... See more >
The Cottage, Pulborough RH20 2BT
Sat 7 Sep

Parsonage Farm - Open Garden for NGS

Parsonage Farm - Open Garden for NGS Major garden in beautiful setting developed over 30 yrs with fruit theme and many unusual plants. Formally laid out on..... See more >
Parsonage Farm, nr Billingshurst RH14 0NH
Sun 8 Sep

Sussex Prairies - Open Garden for NGS

Sussex Prairies - Open Garden for NGS Exciting prairie garden of approx 8 acres planted in the naturalistic style using 60,000 plants and over 1,600... See more >
Sussex Prairies, Henfield BN5 9AT
Sun 8 Sep

Ashling Park Estate - Open Garden for NGS

Ashling Park Estate - Open Garden for NGS A truly fascinating vineyard tour with wine tasting that starts promptly at 10am. First created in the C19, Ashling..... See more >
Ashling Park Estate, Chichester PO18 9DJ
Wed 11 Sep, Wed 18 Sep

Rymans - Open Garden for NGS

Rymans - Open Garden for NGS Walled and other gardens surrounding C15 stone house (not open); bulbs, flowering shrubs, roses, ponds, and potager... See more >
Rymans, Chichester PO20 7EG
Sun 15 Sep

Brazilian Landscapes - Mario Bakuna Band - Ropetackle Arts Center

Brazilian Landscapes - Mario Bakuna Band - Ropetackle Arts Center After a very successful season performing at international festivals and prestigious music venues in Europe, Africa and... See more >
Little High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5EG
Fri 27 Sep
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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.