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Ranked #1 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Category: Castles; Cultural
Owner description: Arundel Castle & The Collector Earl’s Garden, Arundel, West Sussex. Ancient Castle and stately home of the Duke of Norfolk,... more » Owner description: Arundel Castle & The Collector Earl’s Garden, Arundel, West Sussex. Ancient Castle and stately home of the Duke of Norfolk, reflecting nearly 1,000 years of history,and commanding the surrounding landscape with magnificent views across the South Downs and River Arun. Fine furniture and works of art in sumptuously furnished rooms. Ancient Motte & Keep. The Collector Earl’s Garden. 14th century Fitzalan Chapel. Collection of arms & armour. Personal possessions of Mary Queen of Scots. Varied programme of Special Events. « less
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Chichester Cathedral (Chichester)
Ranked #2 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Cultural

Chichester Cathedral is especially famous for its modern art, which was commissioned mainly during the late 20th century.  These include a window by Marc Chagall, a tapestry by... more »

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Ranked #3 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Wings Museum (Balcombe)
Ranked #4 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Owner description: Delightful small yet focused collection of WW11 artifacts in large barn.. Dakota fuselage and remains of many a/c recovered... more » Owner description: Delightful small yet focused collection of WW11 artifacts in large barn.. Dakota fuselage and remains of many a/c recovered from the ocean or desert. Clever yet grim photographs of the Dora underground rocket factory. Plenty of sound effects and memorabilia.Open week-ends and now Wednesdays. Shop but no refreshment facilities. « less
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Kingley Vale (Chichester)
Ranked #5 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #6 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
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Ranked #7 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
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Ranked #8 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
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Ranked #9 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Category: Military Museums; Museums
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Ranked #10 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Amberley Museum is a 36 acre open-air site set in the South Downs National Park dedicated to the industrial heritage of the... more » Owner description: 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 engines, radio and TV exhibition, stationary engines and more. The Museum is also home to traditional craftspeople, such as the woodturners, wheelwrights and blacksmith, with a cafe, gift shop, nature trails and numerous picnic areas. The Museum hosts a number of events ranging from children's activity days to classic vehicle shows and the ever-popular ale festival. Please see our website for a full list. We open from mid-March to the end of October, seven days a week during West Sussex school holidays and on Bank Holidays, otherwise Wednesday to Sunday. Again please see our website for full details. We have a large free carpark and are right next to Amberley railway station. There's always lots to see, in good weather and in bad! « less
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Ranked #11 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Category: Art Galleries; Gardens; Landmarks
Owner description: Where else in the world can you see over 70 specially commissioned monumental sculptures in an idyllic landscape, and all for... more » Owner description: Where else in the world can you see over 70 specially commissioned monumental sculptures in an idyllic landscape, and all for sale? « less
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Amberley Castle (Amberley)
Ranked #12 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Category: Castles; Cultural
Owner description: Marked by two large turrets and built from warm yellow stone, this picturesque 900-year-old English castle was once owned by... more » Owner description: Marked by two large turrets and built from warm yellow stone, this picturesque 900-year-old English castle was once owned by Queen Elizabeth I. « less
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Tilgate Park (Crawley)
Ranked #13 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Category: Parks; Outdoors

A hidden gem situated in the south east of Crawley with a lot of history. Tilgate Park has so much to offer from stunning lakes, lawns and gardens to miles of woodland and... more »

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Ranked #14 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Category: Museums
Owner description: Discover the lives of our ancestors - ordinary working people. Discover their homes and the way they built them; their crops,... more » Owner description: Discover the lives of our ancestors - ordinary working people. Discover their homes and the way they built them; their crops, flowers and the way they grew them; their animals and the way they raised them. Explore the Museum's farmsteads, village, Tudor kitchen, working watermill and superb collection of rescued buildings set in the glorious Sussex Downland landscape. Walk in the woods, bring the dog, visit the lakeside cafe, or bring a picnic and choose your perfect spot by the millpond or under a beech tree. Children are free to run, play and learn. You'll experience six centuries of our rural heritage and a great day out. Why not try a special event day? These are packed with entertainment for all of the family and inspired by the life and times reflected at the Museum. Need a new hobby or a new skill which might change your career? Then we have a course for you! « less
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Ranked #15 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
A great place for birdwatching.
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Nymans Gardens and House (Haywards Heath)
Ranked #16 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Goodwood House (Chichester)
Ranked #17 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
Owner description: Nestled in the spectacular Sussex countryside, surrounded by mature parklands, and home to the Dukes of Richmond for... more » Owner description: Nestled in the spectacular Sussex countryside, surrounded by mature parklands, and home to the Dukes of Richmond for centuries, Goodwood House combines the glamour of a great English country house with the warmth of a family home. With an outstanding collection of art on display, the House is open to visitors from March to October. « less
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Sumners Ponds (Horsham)
Ranked #18 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Standen (East Grinstead)
Ranked #19 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #20 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Highdown Gardens (Worthing)
Ranked #21 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Category: Gardens; Outdoors

On the Littlehampton Road, Worthing, A2032 or A27 then A280, west if the town, a chalk garden with good views towards the sea and Downs.The garden is very pretty with ponds and... more »

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Ranked #22 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Category: Ancient Ruins; Educational Sites; Historic Sites; Museums; History Museums; Theaters; Cultural
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Ranked #23 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Category: Gardens; Cultural
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Connaught Theatre (Worthing)
Ranked #24 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
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Bognor Regis Museum (Bognor Regis)
Ranked #25 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Category: Museums
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Ranked #26 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
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Ranked #27 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Category: Historic Sites; Gardens; Cultural
Owner description: A superb Elizabethan family house with award-winning gardens. One of the top 20 in Simon Jenkin's book "England's Thousand... more » Owner description: A superb Elizabethan family house with award-winning gardens. One of the top 20 in Simon Jenkin's book "England's Thousand Best Houses" Parham is a much-loved family home set in the heart of an ancient deer park, below the South Downs. Parham is one of the country's finest Elizabethan houses and contains an important collection of needlework, paintings and furniture. The gardens consist of seven acres of Pleasure Grounds and a four acre Walled Garden. The award-winning gardens contain stunning herbaceous borders, greenhouse, vegetable garden and Wendy House. Its tranquillity and timeless beauty have changed little over the centuries. Coffees, light lunches and afternoon teas are served in the Big Kitchen during the open season. The restaurant is licensed to sell beer, cider and wines with meals. The Garden Shop sells a wide range of herbaceous perennials all grown at Parham and a selection of souvenirs and locally sourced products can be found in the House Shop. « less
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Ranked #28 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Category: Art Galleries; Cultural

The Gallery of Modern Art in the South, Pallant House Gallery is a unique combination of a Queen Anne townhouse and a contemporary building holding one of the best collections of... more »

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Ranked #29 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Fishers Farm Park (Wisborough Green)
Ranked #30 of 117 attractions in West Sussex
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: Fishers Adventure Farm Park"Where The Family Comes First"A much loved family attraction, the multi-award-winning Fishers is... more » Owner description: Fishers Adventure Farm Park"Where The Family Comes First"A much loved family attraction, the multi-award-winning Fishers is arguably the number one all-inclusive, all-year attraction in the heart of the West Sussex countryside. Officially announced as one of the ‘Best Farm Attractions in the UK’ and with all rides and activities included in your admission, Fishers is undoubtedly the ultimate day out for any family, and promises a farm-tastic day of excitement, whatever the weather!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”!Constantly evolving at Fishers, they’re developing a number of sections within the park this year into exciting new exhibits for all visitors to enjoy! Visit the exciting new ‘Animal Encounters Barn’ (open Spring 2013) with dozens of new cuddly additions, museums, animal demo area and small animals ‘handling zone’.The Barn Theatre provides many interactive and fascinating displays daily with the chance to get closer to some of your favourite animals and find out more about them – you can even ride a cow on special occasions! Magic Shows during the holidays are another free addition to your day!Tractor Rides, Ghost Tunnel, Climbing Wall, Toboggan Run, Adventure Golf, Pony Rides, Animal Racing and more than 40 different rides and attractions...Fishers Adventure Farm Park is most definitely the number one choice for a jam-packed fun-filled family day out! « less
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