West Sussex

West Sussex is filled to the brim with places to go and things to do. Chichester hosts a theatre festival each summer that has been met with international acclaim, and he town of Arundel is a heritage enthusiast’s dream, with the second-largest castle in England and a lovely Georgian and Victorian town centre. On a sunny day, a walk down the river Arun or a cycle through the South Downs is especially delightful.
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West Sussex and the South Downs

West Sussex’s rolling hills, dotted with castles, gardens and stately homes, soothe the soul Words by Catherine Jones With its glorious, undulating countryside punctuated by historic market towns and impossibly idyllic villages, it’s no wonder…

Gardens in Kent and Sussex: Wonders of the Weald

Gardens in Kent and Sussex, so little changed over the centuries, are undoubtedly some of the finest in the country Picture a quintessentially English landscape and it probably looks much like the slice of southeastern…

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Exclusive: Stunning photos of Arundel Castle

Take a look at these beautiful photos of Arundel Castle, which show the true majesty of the West Sussex castle in its 950th year

Spread Eagle bar, West Sussex. Credit: Tony Murray Photography

Escape to sleepy Sussex at the Spread Eagle

Stay in a traditional country inn within easy reach of London where previous guests have included royalty, famous writers, and at least one villainous character…


Spoil yourself at Ockenden Manor hotel

Retreat from the rain at a classic country house hotel, only an hour from London.

Parham House The Long Gallery

Behind the scenes at Parham House in West Sussex

Lady Emma Barnard, the chatelaine of Parham House and Gardens, takes time to show us around her stunning stately home in the heart of Sussex

Thee pieces worn by Jackie Onassis make £51,600 at Vintage at Goodwood

The auction of desirable items in the Pioneers of Popular Culture sale, which took place at the brand new annual Vintage at Goodwood event last weekend, was a roaring success – as was the festival….

Glorious Goodwood showcases best of British style

The first bespoke luxury fashion range has been designed for Goodwood Racecourse, home of the Panama, Pimms and parasols.