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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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Tudor-style garden at Arundel Castle

Arundel

This attractive hill-town is dominated by the sheer magnificence of its castle..

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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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Leonardslee Gardens, Horsham, West Sussex

Horsham

A feature of the town is St.Mark's Church in North Street, this was built in 1839 but was considerably altered during restoration work of around 1869...

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Lancing College

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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A picture of Newtimber

Newtimber

A small village in the South Downs area. It has church and a Manor House but no pub or shops..

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Peace and quiet

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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The Marquis of Granby Sompting

Sompting

Sompting has one of the oldest churches in the country. The parish church of St. Mary is mainly Norman, but has much visible Anglo-Saxon work...

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Stoughton in West Sussex, England.

Stoughton

This is a pleasant rural village lying between Chichesters' old harbour and the footpaths of the South Down's Way...

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The Beach at West Wittering, Chichester, West Sussex

West Wittering

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Worthing Beach, Worthing, Sussex

Worthing

Worthing is a delight for visitors, situated between the beautiful South Downs, and five miles of award winning coastline. The town welcomes visitors with its superb theatres,.....

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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 Castle

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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Beach House Park 'The Club House' Worthing, West Sussex

Beach House Park

Worthing's foremost ornamental garden that was purchased from the Beach House Estate in December 1922 and opened to the public in.....

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The last remaining tower of Bramber Castle, West Sussex

Bramber Castle

These relics are all that is left of an early Norman castle, built on the edge of the Downs. It was originally built by William.....

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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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The Market Cross, Chichester. Built in 1501

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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A picture of Cissbury Ring

Cissbury Ring

This is an ancient Iron Age Hill-Fort lying between Worthing and Findon, it is thought to have been occupied between the 5th.....

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Goodwood House

Goodwood House

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Sunrise at Tilgate Forest Country Park

Tilgate Forest Country Park

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