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in the county of West Sussex
Shipley Windmill, Shipley, West Sussex

About Shipley

Shipley has associations with the novelist and poet Hilaire Belloc who lived here until he died in 1953, he owned King's Mill, it was the last working smock mill in these parts. There is a fine church here dedicated to St.Mary. The church shows fine Norman carving and contains the beautiful enamel Shipley Reliquary and the noted Caryll monument. The composer John Ireland is buried in the churchyard.

This is a pretty place set amid beautiful Sussex countryside where you can see several pleasant cottages and houses of note interspersed along quiet leafy lanes and huddled together in the village. There are two fine notable Gardens nearby - Holly Gate Catcus Garden and Leonardslee. Hickstead is clos-by, so too is the Wildlife Park, Woods Mill.

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Cottage in village

Amberley (52 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of West Sussex

(9.1 miles, 14.7 km, direction SW of Shipley)

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

Petworth Deer Park

Petworth (25 Pictures) in the county of West Sussex

(10.3 miles, 16.6 km, direction W of Shipley)

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...

Lancing College Chapel

Lancing (20 Pictures) in the county of West Sussex

(11.2 miles, 17.9 km, direction S of Shipley)

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...

A stormy day at Shoreham

Shoreham-by-Sea (94 Pictures) a Seaside Town in the county of West Sussex

(11.3 miles, 18.2 km, direction SE of Shipley)

Now an increasingly popular and interesting resort...

Theatre

Worthing (115 Pictures) a Seaside Town in the county of West Sussex

(11.8 miles, 19.0 km, direction S of Shipley)

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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Leonardslee Gardens

Leonardslee Gardens (122 Pictures)

(5.5 miles, 8.9 km, direction NE)

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The last remaining tower of Bramber Castle, West Sussex

Bramber Castle (11 Pictures)

(7.4 miles, 12.0 km, direction SE)

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.....

St Mary's House & Gardens, Bramber, West Sussex

St. Mary's House & Gardens (1 Pictures)

(8.0 miles, 12.9 km, direction S)

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A picture of Cissbury Ring

Cissbury Ring (6 Pictures)

(8.7 miles, 13.9 km, direction S)

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

Nymans Garden

Nymans Garden (169 Pictures)

(8.7 miles, 14.1 km, direction NE)

Nyman's Gardens possesses a rich landscape of rare conifers, shrubs and plants all set around the romantic ruins of a beautiful.....

Newtimber Place. West Sussex

Newtimber Place (4 Pictures)

(9.3 miles, 15.0 km, direction SE)

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

A picture of Amberley Castle

Amberley Castle (20 Pictures)

(9.5 miles, 15.2 km, direction SW)

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


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