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About West Sussex

The once County of Sussex can be located on the South Coast of England but is now divided into two separate counties, one being East Sussex and the other West Sussex. Bounded by the Counties of Hampshire, Kent and Surrey, 'Sussex' fronts the English Channel which seperates the United Kingdom from mainland Europe. Lewes is the county town in East Sussex and Brighton, one of Englands most popular holiday resorts which has been regarded as a ‘pleasure dome’ for centuries can also be found in East Sussex. The county town of West Sussex is Chichester and is famed for its rich heritage of historic buildings and picturesque countryside. The nearby town of Rye has delightful winding cobbled streets and old timber framed buildings and is regarded by many as the prettiest town in England. Hastings is an old fishing town and offers all the traditional amusements of the seaside, but retains much of the character from its colourful past. Rich in history, Hastings is famous worldwide for the 'Battle of Hastings' in 1066 between the invading Normans and the defending Saxons, the actual battle itself took place 6 miles inland from the town of Hastings, at a smaller town aptly named 'Battle' which is well worth a visit.
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See below for all the best towns & attractions in West Sussex, or see a selection of our West Sussex photographs on our picture tour of West Sussex..

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Recommended towns & villages in West Sussex

Smell the Roses

Amberley

Amberley is a pretty little village on the edge of the South Downs, near to the Cathedral town of Arundel...

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Bosham, West Sussex. July 2006

Bosham

Interesting little place with the picture post-card appeal of 'Sussex by the Sea' which for centuries has captivated artists from all over...

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Fishbourne Duckpond near Chichester, West Sussex

Fishbourne

This is a large village, it is a combination of Old Fishbourne and New Fishbourne. The discovery of the Roman Villa here confirms that this was a settlement during Roman times, if not before...

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The Shepherd and Dog

Fulking

Fulking is a small village flourishing amongst the northern slopes of the South Downs...

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Lancing College Chapel

Lancing

Lancing is found between Worthing and Shoreham-by-the-Sea, it has a pleasant coastal atmosphere and an enjoyable mix of properties from several periods...

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Cowdray Ruins, Midhurst, West Sussex

Midhurst

Popular small market resort town whose beautiful 19th-century church stands close to the banks of the River Rother, on which the town stands...

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Petworth, West Sussex

Petworth

Petworth is an atmospheric place, it has a wealth of historic visitor attractions nearby and its close proximity to the attractive town of Chichester and its famous harbour...

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A picture of Shoreham-by-Sea

Shoreham-by-Sea

Now an increasingly popular and interesting resort...

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Harting

South Harting

The main village street is thronged with exquisite old properties, some of brick, some tile hung, and some are built of Sussex clunch - a beautiful building material of soft limestone...

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The Beach at West Wittering, Chichester, West Sussex

West Wittering

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Historic Market Towns in West Sussex
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Recommended attractions in West Sussex

The Castle

Amberley Castle

900 year old Amberley Castle is an award-winning Country Castle Hotel and Restaurant with an international reputation. ..

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Arundel fountain

Arundel Castle

The distant view of massive Arundel Castle shrouded by beech woods against a pale Sussex sky gives visitors some hint of the.....

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Buchan Country Park

Buchan Country Park

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Chichester Cathedral

Chichester Cathedral

The Norman cathedral at Chichester was founded on its present site about 1080, and is still substantially the same building as.....

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Chichester Market Cross, Chichester, West Sussex

Chichester Cross

Chichester's Market Cross is reputedly the finest in Britain. It was given to the city in 1501 by Edward Story, bishop of.....

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Cowdray House

Cowdray House

Today we associate Cowdray with the famous Polo Club, but the stark ruins sitting above the genteel town of Midhurst stand.....

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Goodwood House

Goodwood House

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Newtimber Place. West Sussex

Newtimber Place

Newtimber Place is a Sussex moated house, build of flint and brick with a roof of Horsham stone. The original house was probably.....

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'Mist'ical

The South Downs

One of the glories of the South Downs are the many rivers that carve through its beautiful towns and peaceful villages as they.....

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Forest Trail in Tilgate Forest Country Park near The Forest Bed and Breakfast

Tilgate Forest Country Park

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