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October events

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

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

Guided Tree Tour at Nymans IV

Guided Tree Tour at Nymans IV 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
Tue 1 Oct, Wed 16 Oct, Thu 31 Oct, Fri 15 Nov

Daily guided tours of the garden at Nymans V

Daily guided tours of the garden at Nymans V 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
Tue 1 Oct to Tue 26 Nov

Tony Stockwell - Psychic Medium

The popular star of TV’s 6ixth Sense, Street Psychic, Psychic Private Eyes and Psychic Academy, Tony Stockwell... See more >
Chequer Mead Theatre RH19 3BS
Wed 2 Oct

Haywards Heath Inflatable 5km

Get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!... See more >
South Of England Showground, Selsfield Rd, Haywards Heath RH17 6TH
Sat 5 Oct

Astronomy Night.

Ever wondered which stars you are looking at? Or which constellation they make up? An evening in the company of the..... See more >
RSPB Pagham Harbour Selsey Road Sidlesham West Sussex HOW TO GET HERE By train The nearest train station is Chichester, 5.5 miles away. There is a taxi rank outside Chichester station - ask to be taken to Pagham Harbour Visitor Centre, Selsey Road, Sidlesham. To cycle from the station, turn south over the level crossing down Stockbridge Road for approximately 100m then turn left into Canal Basin. Immediately to the right is the canal path which is the start of Route 88, currently ending at the PO20 7NE
Fri 18 Oct

Nature and Wildlife Photography Workshop.

This all-day practical workshop gives an introduction to the key principles and techniques of Nature and Wildlife... See more >
RSPB Pagham Harbour Selsey Road Sidlesham West Sussex HOW TO GET HERE By train The nearest train station is Chichester, 5.5 miles away. There is a taxi rank outside Chichester station - ask to be taken to Pagham Harbour Visitor Centre, Selsey Road, Sidlesham. To cycle from the station, turn south over the level crossing down Stockbridge Road for approximately 100m then turn left into Canal Basin. Immediately to the right is the canal path which is the start of Route 88, currently ending at the PO20 7NE
Sat 26 Oct

Denmans Garden - Open Garden for NGS

Denmans Garden - Open Garden for NGS Created by Joyce Robinson, a brilliant pioneer in gravel gardening and former home of influential landscape designer,... See more >
Denmans Garden, Fontwell BN18 0SU
Sun 27 Oct

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
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(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.