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Top 10 things to do in West Sussex

By BZdanielle 23 Mar 2017

West Sussex is a gorgeous region that deserves to be admired and explored... 

Get to know the area and see what is has to offer!

Here's a list of the top 10 things to do in West Sussex:

  1. Walk the Downs 
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    Take a break from city life and head out to the South Downs Way. You can walk, ride or cycle this 100-mile ancient route that takes you through the glorious countryside.
  2. Visit Arundel Castle 
    Overlooking the River Arun sits this picturesque castle. Built in the 11th century, the castle has a rich history and endless works of art.
  3. Indulge your senses at Wakehurst
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    A stunning country estate in Ardingly with a magnificent botanical garden. It has the world's largest seed conservation project, with natural woodland and lakes, formal gardens, and an Elizabethan house.
  4. Head to Arundel Wetland Centre 
    Get a taste of Sussex's wildlife. With boat tours and opportunities for rare bird spotting, you're sure to be at one with nature at this wildlife reserve.
  5. Ride the train at Amberley Museum
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    The museum is set in the South Downs National Park and exhibits a narrow-gauge railway and bus service. You'll find a Print Shop, Fire, Bus and Rail Halls, Radio, Electricity, and Telecoms and Roadmaking exhibitions here!
  6. Enjoy the Tangmere Military Aviation Museum
    Learn about the UK's military aviation heritage at the old RAF Tangmere airfield. There are also interactive displays and simulators for visitors!
  7. Head to The Royal Pavilion
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    The Royal Pavilion is the former royal residence of Prince Regent (George IV) in Brighton and was transformed later into a most spectacular seaside palace. 
  8. Explore the South Downs Planetarium
    This scientific planetarium gives you a peek at the universe! You can learn a thing or two and enjoy an incredible view here.
  9. Head to the races at Goodwood
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    One of the best and most beautiful racecourses in the UK, Goodwood has lots of events going on. Check out a horserace or The Festival of Speed.
  10. Take a trip on the Littlehampton Ferry 
    Cross the River Arun from Littlehampton and enjoy the view. The ferry links the East and West banks for a lovely day on the water. 


    If you want to find out what's happening in Chichester click here. Happy exploring!

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