Bramber & St Mary’s House

Bramber & St Mary’s House

Bramber is just a mile from Steyning!

I recommend spending time there and visiting the house and gardens at 15th century St Mary’s. This timber framed building was constructed around 1470 by the bishop of Winchester.  At that time pilgrims used the house as an inn on their way to the tomb of St Thomas of Canterbury.

The house is open from the end of April to 28 Sept 2017 on Sundays, Thursdays and Bank Holiday Mondays (& Wednesdays in August) from 2 – 6 p.m. (last entry at 5 p.m.)

Entry costs: Adults £10; Concessions £9; Children £5

There are also some lovely cottage style tea rooms.

 

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Visit Worthing and take a stroll on the pier!

Visit Worthing and take a stroll on the pier!

Generations of holidaymakers and Worthing residents have enjoyed visiting Worthing Pier. British seaside piers date from the early 1800s. Worthing’s pier was the thirteenth to be built in England at a cost of £6,500 by the Worthing Pier Company. The first pile was driven into the seabed on 4 July 1861. Designed by Sir Robert Rawlinson, the Pier was officially opened on 12 April 1862.

The Pier still continues to bring enjoyment to visitors and residents. The Pavilion Theatre sits at the northern end and the southern end pavilion has recently been totally renovated and returned to its former glory as a cafe & venue having been a night club for several years. An amusement arcade is in the middle of the Pier. It is a regular attraction for people to take a stroll along the deck and for fishing. Admission is free!

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Worthing is 6 miles from Steyning & 10 miles from Brighton.

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Another lovely shot of Arundel Castle

Another lovely shot of Arundel Castle

You'll see the castle as you approach the attractive, historic town of Arundel in West Sussex.

It is open to the public from Good Friday 25 March to Sunday 30 October from Tuesdays to Sundays & Mondays in August in 2016

Details at http://www.arundelcastle.org/

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Arundel is a half hour's drive from Steyning.

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Arundel Castle. West Sussex. UK. Taken with a mobile 📱
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Reasons to Visit Steyning, near Brighton:

Reasons to Visit Steyning, near Brighton:

Explore Norman History!

St Andrew and St Cuthman’s Church in Steyning was built by the Normans from the 1080’s.

The size of the church is an indication of Steyning’s importance. It was a major town in early Sussex. Admire the wonderful dog toothed decoration on the Norman arches inside the church!

Go down Church Street off Steyning High Street to find this church.

Photo and post by Jenny at http://www.steyningcottages.co.uk

Rural Steyning is 10 miles from Brighton

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Wander round the streets of Steyning!

Wander round the streets of Steyning!

Visit the museum and Norman Church

Founded in the eighth or ninth century and an important town by the 11th & 12th centuries, there is plenty of interest for anyone who enjoys history and architecture.

Call in at the local museum in Church Street & you receive a warm welcome from the volunteers there.

Steyning is at the foot of the South Downs in West Sussex & 10 miles from Brighton.

 

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Explore small 11th century churches in rural Sussex

Explore small 11th century churches in rural Sussex

This picture shows the beautiful church of St Leonard in South Stoke village, near Arundel, West Sussex.. It was recorded in the Domesday Book – a great land survey from 1086, commissioned by William the Conqueror – when the village was named as "Stoches".

To find the church head for Arundel then travel down Mill Road until the road ends in a t-junction. Turn left, following the signpost to South Stoke. Go beyond the entrance to the farm and turn left with the road – the gate to the church is down a (signposted) short pathway to the right, about one hundred yards further on. Well worth finding!

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South Stoke is about a half hour drive from Steyning and close to the
South Downs.

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