Sussex farm foods provide locally sourced fresh fruit and vegetables, meat and fish,
bread and cakes, cheese, flowers and plants and many other basic farmhouse foodstuffs,
as well as a fantastic selection of more exciting products and gifts.
Bignor Roman Villa is the stunning remains of a Roman home and farm with world-class
mosaic floors in a spectacular Downland setting. Learn why the Roman owners chose
to develop such a magnificent settlement at Bignor in the 3rd Century AD and how
they acquired wealth from its location. Outside the Roman Villa, walk through the
beautiful Nyetimber vineyard and explore the endless footpaths and stunning villages
in the heart of the newly designated South Downs National Park
Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre is a 36 acre site set in the South Downs National
Park. Dedicated to the industrial heritage of the South East, exhibits include a
narrow-gauge railway and bus service (both provide free nostalgic travel around the
site), Connected Earth telecommunications hall, energy electricity hall, printing
workshop and much more. The Museum is also home to traditional crafts people, such
as the stained glass maker, blacksmith and potter, plus a fabulous restaurant, gift
shop and numerous picnic areas where stunning surroundings can be enjoyed.
Pulborough Brooks is set in the sheltered Arun Valley within the South Downs National
Park. The Visitor Centre and reserve is open all year and boasts a great variety
of habitats including wetlands, woodland, and heathland. Pulborough Brooks is a haven
for a wide range of wildlife, and a fantastic day out for people of all ages. Walks
lead through hedge-lined paths to viewing areas and hides where volunteers are often
on hand to help point out the wildlife. If you're new to nature, introductory events,
guided walks and courses are held throughout the year.
Opened in April 2000 to mark the Millennium, the Museum aims at preserving yesterday
for tomorrow. It houses local archaeology, articles from local churches, domestic
history, details of local people and their memorabilia, artefacts of vanished local
places, trades and services and articles from the two world wars. The Museum not
only covers Storrington, but the surrounding villages of Amberley, Ashington, Bury,
Cootham, Parham, Sullington, Thakeham, Washington, West Chiltington and Wiggonholt.
Arundel Wetland Centre has 26 hectares of naturalised landscapes and wetland habitats,
home to kingfishers, water voles and many hundreds of wildfowl. Attractions for young
visitors include our pond skaters adventure and tree creeper play area. Set in ancient
woodlands in the middle of the South Downs; adjacent to the River Arun; overlooked
by the historic Arundel Castle skyline the centre also attracts many wild birds to
the lakes, reed beds and woodland areas on the site.
Tangmere Military Aviation Museum was established in 1982 on the old RAF Tangmere
airfield. From its beginnings in 1916, through its illustrious service as one of
Britain's front line fighter bases during WW2 and on to its key role as home to the
world speed record breaking aircraft of the High Speed Flight in the post war years
it has occupied a unique place in aviation history.
Parham has always been a well-loved family home, and only three families have lived
there since its foundation stone was laid in 1577 during the reign of Queen Elizabeth
I. The Hon. Clive Pearson bought the House and Estate in 1922. He and his wife Alicia
found the House and Garden in sad repair, and together they revived and restored
both with great sensitivity and care. They opened the House to visitors in 1948.
Their work was continued by Veronica Tritton, who inherited Parham, living there
until her death in 1993. Parham's tranquillity and timeless beauty have changed little
over the centuries. Parham House and Gardens are now owned by a Charitable Trust.
Buncton Manor Farmhouse is a 15th Century partly moated farmhouse surrounded by fields
on a working farm. All the rooms have views of the water and the surrounding countryside.
Gatwick Airport is about 45 minutes drive away making us an ideal first or last stop
for overseas visitors.
Penfolds, a seventeenth century cottage, together with the thatched roof barn, is
situated in the small village of Bury, West Sussex, just off the A29, at the foot
of the South Downs, close to the River Arun. It is located down a quiet village lane.
The Barn at Penfolds has been awarded Four Stars and a Gold Award by the English
Tourist Board. It has also achieved the Breakfast Award for going the extra mile to
ensure breakfast will exceed expectations.
The old store guest hotel is a lovely 200 year old home and luxury Bed and Breakfast
near Chichester and Goodwood in West Sussex. It was once the village bakery and shop,
but now you can relax in its beamed bedrooms, enjoy a freshly prepared breakfast
in our delightful breakfast room, (where years ago people came to buy their groceries),
or enjoy a pot of tea in the garden.
Woodstock House was originally built in the 1740’s then converted from a Farmhouse
to a hotel in the late 1930’s and primarily offers bed and breakfast accommodation
with 13 en-suite rooms set around an attractive courtyard garden. It is located in
the heart of the magnificent South Downs and the newly formed South Downs National
Park with Chichester being 6 miles, Goodwood 1 mile, Petworth 10 miles and Midhurst
5 miles away.