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    Bluebell Railway, Sheffield Park

    The Bluebell Railway is one of the first preserved heritage railway lines in the country with steam trains running between Sheffield Park and East Grinstead The Bluebell Railway runs steam trains on a 22 mile return trip between Sheffield Park and East Grinstead. Today we are able to recreate trains Read more [...]

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    Bedgebury Pinetum,Goudhurst

    Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest is the perfect place for healthy outdoor activity. The National Pinetum is home to one of the world’s leading collections of conifers and offers a beautiful setting for peaceful walks and picnics through the changing seasons. Bedgebury Forest features miles of family cycling trails, an Read more [...]

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    Nature Nurture Sussex

    We are a not for profit group (soon to be a Community Interest Company) and run sessions in East Grinstead, Cuckfield, Lindfield and Turners Hill. We currently have 3 after school clubs, run holiday & weekend sessions for families, do birthday parties, holiday clubs and Parent/toddler weekly groups.

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    The Ravenswood, Sharpthorne

    Set in the rolling countryside of West Sussex, The Ravenswood offers 20 acres of landscaped lawns, gardens and lakes. These beautiful surroundings create an unforgettable atmosphere for bridal parties and their guests, as well as providing a stunning setting for corporate events, meetings and seminars. Each of their 34 bedrooms Read more [...]

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    Crawley Town Football Club

    Formed in 1896, Crawley Town began life in the West Sussex Junior League where they remained for five years before transferring to the Mid-Sussex League, winning the League in only their second season. The club were reformed twice in 1905 and 1938. In 1949 Crawley moved from their Malthouse Farm Read more [...]

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    Chichester Festival Theatre

    Chichester Festival Theatre is one of the UK’s flagship theatres, renowned for the exceptionally high standard of its productions as well as its work with the community and young people. Situated in the lively and beautiful cathedral city of Chichester, the Festival Theatre’s bold thrust stage design makes it one Read more [...]

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    Herstmonceux Castle, Herstmonceux

    Herstmonceux is renowned for its magnificent moated castle, set in beautiful parkland and superb Elizabethan gardens. Herstmonceux Castle embodies the history of medieval England and the romance of renaissance Europe. Enjoy Herstmonceux Castle Gardens & Grounds, set within 300 acres of carefully managed woodland with themed formal gardens to the rear, Read more [...]

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    Hammerwood Park, East Grinstead

    Hammerwood Park was built in 1792 by Benjamin Latrobe, later architect of the US Capitol Building and the White House. It represents the first example of Greek revival architecture in Britain. Once owned by Led Zeppelin, in 1982 it was rescued from dereliction in the most extensive private restoration in Read more [...]

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    Ultimate Laser Games, Forest Row

    We are the premier laser tag venue in Sussex. Catering for ages 8 – adult and groups such as Birthday Parties, Cadet Forces, Stag and Hen dos, and Corporate Events. We use the state of the art HALO laser weapons manufactured in America to ensure their quality.

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    Hastings Pier

    Following an extensive reconstruction project, Hastings Pier reopened to the public in April 2016. The pier is a modern, 21st century attraction with its history and heritage at its heart.

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    4th Dimension

    4th Dimension was established in 1987. Since then we have developed into a flexible, multi faceted organisation, offering probably the widest range of outdoor activities and courses in South East England. We have a ‘quality, not quantity philosophy’.

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    Goodwood Race Circuit

    Goodwood Road & Racing is the home of all Goodwood’s great motoring and motorsport content. Visit www.goodwood.com/grrc for the latest news, features and reviews from within the Goodwood gates and beyond.

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    West Dean Gardens, Chichester

    West Dean Gardens in West Sussex features a restored Walled Kitchen Garden, a spectacular 300 foot-long Edwardian Pergola, a Spring Garden, award winning Sunken Garden and beautiful parkland walk to the arboretum with views over the South Downs. Plus you can relax in our Gardens Restaurant and enjoy delicious lunches Read more [...]

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    Paradise Park, Newhaven

    Visit one of the top tourist attractions in Sussex for an educational and fun packed family day out. With plenty to keep both adults and children entertained, there is something for everyone. Paradise Park is unique – there is nothing quite like it anywhere else!

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    Smugglers Adventure, Hastings

    Step back in time though mysterious tunnels and caverns to discover the dark secrets of the smugglers. Join notorious smuggler ‘Hairy Jack’ as he leads you through acres of underground caverns, passages and tunnels on a voyage back through time to the heyday of smuggling. Over 70 life-sized characters, new Read more [...]

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    The Festival Theatre at Hever Castle

    The Hever Festival Theatre provides an idyllic setting for a wonderful summer’s evening of socialising in the evening sunshine combined with top quality entertainment. The open air venue is set in a magical location in the award winning gardens of Hever Castle in Kent. The stage is fully covered, and Read more [...]

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    British Wildlife Centre, Newchapel

    The British Wildlife Centre is home to the finest collection of native wildlife in Britain. View over 40 different species, many rarely seen in the wild, living in large enclosures landscaped to reflect their natural habitats. Discover Britain’s wonderful wildlife. See the animals up close at keeper talks throughout the Read more [...]

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    Lingfield Park Racecourse

    With year-round racing on both jump and flat tracks, we have something to appeal to every race viewer. If you’re just looking to celebrate a special occasion with family or friends, our ‘Hooves and Grooves Nights’ are an ideal to spend a summer evening.  With a full programme of racing followed by Read more [...]

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    Glynde Place

    Glynde Place is a magnificent Elizabethan country house, sitting high on the Sussex Downs, looking out over the Weald. It is open to the public during the months of May and June (and other specific days). It is also has a number of festivals, weddings and other events held in Read more [...]

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    Elderflower Fields

    Elderflower Fields is a three day, green field camping festival, designed especially for families with children. A wild weekend adventure, packed full of music, sports, nature and the arts, all set in the heart of the beautiful Sussex countryside.

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    Brede Farmer’s Market

    Brede Farmers Market has been running for 8 years and operates every Friday morning throughout the year (apart from the Friday between Christmas and New Year). With over 18 stalls supplying the basics such as meat, game, fish, bread, dairy products, preserves, fruit juice and vegetables as well as luxury items such Read more [...]

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    Brighton Racecourse

    Brighton Racecourse is one of the most exciting, vibrant tracks in the South of England and with its fantastic location; their seaside course is a perfect, versatile venue, for a day out with corporate clients, friends or family.

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    Sackville College

    Sackville College is a Jacobean Almshouse founded by Robert Sackville in 1609 and is where the Victorian hymnologist, the Revd. Dr. John Mason Neale, Warden 1846-1866 wrote many well-known hymns and carols, including Good King Wenceslas.

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    Sheffield Park and Garden

    The garden is a horticultural work of art formed through centuries of landscape design, with influences of ‘Capability’ Brown and Humphry Repton. Four lakes form the heart of the garden, with paths circulating through the glades and wooded areas surrounding them. Each owner has left their impression, which can still Read more [...]

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    Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum

    A historic Sussex estate open to visitors throughout the year. We have a 23 acre wildfowl reserve, beautiful woodlands,miniature railway, historic house with formal gardens, tearooms, childrens play area, willow tunnels and more.

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    Chiddingstone Castle

    Chiddingstone Castle has been described as a treasure in the Garden of England. A fascinating historic house with Tudor origins and Victorian rooms, set in 35 acres of beautiful grounds, housing the amazing collections of the late Denys Eyre Bower – Japanes armour, swords and lacquerware; Ancient Egyptian artefacts; Buddhist Read more [...]

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    East Head, Chichester

    Shifting sand dunes, salt marsh and flowing tides Visit one of the last surviving pieces of natural coastline in West Sussex. East Head is an example of the nationally rare and fragile, yet dynamic, sand-dune habitat. Walk, play and sunbathe on the beach, which is considered one of the best Read more [...]

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    Cissbury Ring, Nr Findon

    The most historic hill on the South Downs Cissbury Ring, just north of the coastal town of Worthing, is one of the jewels in the crown of the new South Downs National Park. It’s the largest hill fort in Sussex and has a history dating back over 5,000 years. Set Read more [...]

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    Lamb House, Rye

    Georgian house with literary associations Red-brick fronted house with literary associations – both Henry James and E. F. Benson lived here. The garden Lamb House has a walled garden, one of the largest gardens in the old town of Rye; it was designed as we see it today by a Read more [...]

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    Slindon Estate

    A great and ancient Downland estate Slindon Estate is 1,400 hectares of woodland, downland, farmland, and parkland. With countless historic landscape features and its unspoilt Sussex village, there is something for every visitor. Take a couple of hours to stroll around the village or a whole day to stride out Read more [...]

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    The Clarendon Centre

    Conference facilities at the heart of Brighton. Make your event really stand out in our purpose built auditorium in the heart of Brighton which can seat up to 700 people in a dynamic environment. We have equipped the space with high specification audio visual, lighting and sound equipment which provides Read more [...]

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    The Royal Pavilion

      The Royal Pavilion has a colourful history stretching back over 200 years. Built as the seaside pleasure palace for King George IV, it has also served as a civic building, First World War hospital, and has become a true icon of Brighton.

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    Groombridge Place

    Visit Groombridge Place near Tunbridge Wells where everyone can have a special day. Discover the beautiful award-winning gardens and the forest with its giant swings, zip wires and Crusoe’s World. Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’ was filmed at Groombridge Place, find out more about this and our other literary connections. Read more [...]

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    Forest Garden Shovelstrode

    We offer secluded luxury camping in one of two yurts and a beautiful log cabin.  We also run a wide range of traditional woodland craft courses throughout the year. The site extends to approximately 6 acres, of which 3.5 acres is made up of ancient woodland. We are creating a Read more [...]

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    High Beeches Garden

    With 27 acres of woodland, water gardens, and a collection of rare, exotic and award-winning plants, High Beeches Garden is a botanical treasure trove, and one of Sussex’s finest gardens. High Beeches Garden is home to a plant collection that includes specimens from many parts of the world. It’s a Read more [...]

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    East Grinstead Museum

    East Grinstead Museum invites you to discover the old market town and surrounding area, through exciting new displays, hands on experiences, inter-actives and audio/visual presentations. The Museum has both a permanent exhibition area as well as a regularly changing programme of temporary exhibitions. The interesting and varied permanent displays explore Read more [...]

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    Alfriston Clergy House

    Medieval thatched Wealden hall-house and picturesque garden This rare 14th-century Wealden hall-house was the first building to be acquired by the National Trust, in 1896. The thatched, timber-framed house is in an idyllic setting, with views across the River Cuckmere, and surrounded by a delightful, tranquil cottage garden full of Read more [...]

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    Spring Barn Farm

    Visit Spring Barn Farm, near Lewes, East Sussex for lots of family fun! Meet all your favourite farmyard friends, and take part in our daily animal activities schedule. This varies seasonally, so check out our website to see what’s on ahead of your visit! Enjoy fantastic indoor play, with soft Read more [...]

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    Drusillas Park

    Enjoy a great family day out at one of the top tourist attractions in East Sussex. Drusillas is widely regarded as the best small zoo in the country and they’ve created an animal and child friendly, family environment where the focus is always on involvement. It is the perfect getaway for families with Read more [...]

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    Chequer Mead Theatre

    Chequer Mead is the only purpose built theatre and arts centre between London and the South coast – comprising the original Victorian school after which it is named. The centre opened in 1996 with the addition of a 320 seat auditorium which now hosts over 250 events each year. With Read more [...]

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    Tablehurst Farm, Forest Row

    Your farm in the heart of the Village. Open farm, come and see the animals in the fields, we have a lovely farm shop, cafe, cafe garden selling our own biodynamic/organic produce and much more. We have an award winning pie kitchen that makes delicious pies, sausage rolls, pasties.

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    The Hawth, Crawley

    The Hawth Theatre is one of the south’s liveliest arts venues playing host to an exciting and diverse mix of theatre, dance, music, comedy, concerts, film and visual arts.

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    WWT Arundel

    WWT Arundel is 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. Spot water voles from the boat Read more [...]

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    South of England Agricultural Society

    The South of England Agricultural Society is a registered charity that was founded in 1967 from a consolidation of agricultural societies that date back to the 1830s. The Society operates from the South of England Showground, a 150-acre site situated just outside Ardingly village in the heart of the West Read more [...]

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    Harbour Park

    Harbour Park is the number one thing to do in Sussex if you’re planning a family day out by the beach. Our rides and attractions are designed for families with children between the ages of 2-12, but there are also great places to eat as well as traditional arcade games Read more [...]

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    East Court

    East Court Mansion is the Town Council’s administrative base and is set within the parkland grounds of East Court. It is an 18th Century Grade II listed building that was restored in the 1980’s by the Town Council. There is extensive free parking available adjacent to the building for hirers Read more [...]

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    Goodwood Racecourse

    In 1802 the 3rd Duke of Richmond introduced horseracing to Goodwood for the amusement of local army officers. Race week was so popular it was soon dubbed Glorious Goodwood and today the racecourse is renowned for being one of the most exciting – and is considered by many as the Read more [...]

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    The Novium

    The Novium museum opened 8th July 2012. Chichester’s new purpose built museum was years in the planning and was financed by capital funds made available by the District Coucil. This money was designated for creating or enhancing buildings. Moving the Museum Many Chichester residents have fond memories of the 18th-century Read more [...]

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    Fishbourne Roman Palace

    Visit us to see the remains of the largest and most luxurious Roman residence in Britain. No matter what the weather is like, there is plenty to see and do: Explore 2,000 year old remains of a uniquely lavish building Marvel at the largest collection of insitu mosaics in the Read more [...]

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    Hollycombe Steam Collection

    The Hollycombe Steam Collection, in Liphook Hampshire (on the Sussex Border), is the largest traditional Heritage Fairground in Britain, and includes a fully working steam fairground, narrow gauge and miniature steam railways. The collection is run by volunteers who keep the Edwardian Fairground working as it did a century years Read more [...]

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    Wey & Arun Canal Trust

    The Wey & Arun Canal runs through Surrey and West Sussex in Southern England. Much of the canal is no longer navigable – the Wey & Arun Canal Trust aims to restore the Wey and Arun Canal back to navigation. When it is restored, there will be an inland waterway link from London, via Read more [...]

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    Fishers Adventure Farm Park

    A much loved family attraction… The multi-award-winning Fishers is arguably the number one all-year attraction in the heart of the West Sussex countryside. A unique mixture of animal adventures and exhilarating indoor and outdoor play, it’s no wonder that Fishers is still “Where The Family Comes First”! With most rides Read more [...]

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    Arundel Lido

    Arundel Lido offers outdoor swimming with heated pools in a stunning setting. It is situated in the picturesque town of Arundel and is in the South Downs National Park A Lido is more than just an outside swimming pool. The term “Lido” is from the name of the place in Read more [...]

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    Arundel Castle

    Set high on a hill in West Sussex, this great Castle commands the landscape with magnificent views across the South Downs and the River Arun. Founded at the end of the 11th Century, it has been the family home of the Dukes of Norfolk and their ancestors for nearly 1000 Read more [...]

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    Petworth House

    Nestled in the South Downs National Park, Petworth House is an impressive mansion surrounded by a 700 acre deer park landscaped by Capability Brown. The state rooms within the mansion display the finest collection of art in the care of the National Trust including works by Turner, Reynolds, Blake and Read more [...]

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    Amberley Museum, Amberley

    Amberley Museum is a 36 acre open-air site set in the South Downs National Park dedicated to the industrial heritage of the south east. Take a ride around the Museum on the narrow-gauge railway and historic bus. Exhibits include the telecommunications hall, electricity hall, working printshop, lime kilns, road steam Read more [...]

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    Bodiam Castle

    Bodiam Castle is one of the most famous and evocative castles in Britain. Bodiam Catle was built in 1385 as both a defence and a comfortable home. The exterior is virtually complete and the ramparts rise dramatically above the moat. Enough of the interior survives to give an impression of Read more [...]

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    Battle Abbey

    Stand on the spot where 950 years ago, England’s future was fought in the decisive Battle of 1066. Follow in the footsteps of King Harold and William the Conqueror and uncover the stories vividly brought to life. This year see the new special exhibition, climb to see the stunning new Read more [...]

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    Bateman’s, National Trust

    That’s She! The Only She! Make an honest woman of her – quick!’ was how Rudyard Kipling and his wife, Carrie, felt the first time they saw Bateman’s. Surrounded by the wooded landscape of the Sussex Weald, this 17th-century house, with its mullioned windows and oak beams, provided a much Read more [...]

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    Parham House and Gardens

    Parham is one of the country’s finest Elizabethan Houses, complete with a Great Hall and Long Gallery. Its tranquillity and timeless beauty have changed little over the centuries. The gardens consist of beautiful Pleasure Grounds and a four-acre Walled Garden. There are stunning herbaceous borders, a glasshouse, vegetable garden, orchard Read more [...]

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    Tulleys Farm, Turners Hill

    At Tulleys Farm we are famous for our amazing family events which are held throughout the year. They include our awarding winning daytime Halloween events, our festive Family Christmas plus our summertime Amazing Maize Maze and Easter activities.

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    Nymans

    A garden lovers’ home for all seasons, with an extensive yet intimate garden set around a romantic house and ruins. One of the National Trust’s premier gardens, Nymans was a country retreat for the creative Messel family, and has views stretching out across the Sussex Weald. Today you can recharge Read more [...]

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    Wakehurst Place

    Wakehurst Place and Royal Botanical Garden with the world’s largest seed conservation project. Wakehurst Place is the country estate of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and home to formal gardens, natural woodlands, nature reserves, and a sixteenth century mansion. Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank, located at Wakehurst, is the largest wild Read more [...]

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    Hever Castle & Gardens

    Hever Castle is an important historic castle on the English landscape, once the family home of one of England’s most famous Queens – Anne Boleyn, the intriguing second wife of Henry VIII and mother of Elizabeth I. The castle is a romantic double moated 13th century castle which houses historic Read more [...]