All Place of Interest

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 [...]