Parham House

Parham House and Gardens

Parham House is a wonderful example of an Elizabethan building with a great hall and long gallery. It also has the most fantastic gardens and an excellent plant shop.

Parham house sussex

The house and gardens are usually open from April until the mid October.

Visit on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays and Bank Holidays.

House | 14:00 – 17:00

Gardens | 12:00 – 17:00

Big Kitchen Restaurant | 12:00 – 17:00

Last Admission | 16:30

It is a short drive from Steyning by car or you can catch the number 100 bus. This runs every hour in the daytime, except on Sundays.

Find out more about places to visit in locally in our Sussex Guide

 

Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle reopens on 2nd April 2019

I recommend visiting Arundel Castle and it’s attractive gardens. The castle overlooks the River Arun and was built at the end of the 11th century. The oldest feature is the motte (an artificial mound) which dates from 1068. You can see it in the photo below.

Arundel castle west sussex

Whilst you are in Arundel you can explore the small historic town and could also visit the museum, which is almost opposite the castle.

In 2019 the castle and grounds will be open until November from Tuesday to Sunday each week

They will also be open on some Mondays

Magnolias at Borde Hill Gardens

Borde Hill Gardens Magnolia Tours

Magnolia Tour with Borde Hill Gardens Head Gardener

In March and April each year…

borde hill gardens

Join Head Gardener, Andy Stevens for a guided tour of Borde Hill’s wonderful collection of early-flowering magnolias.

Borde Hill has one of the best collections of magnolias in England, with many listed as ‘Champion’ trees.  There are over 100 trees and 25 species planted throughout the garden and woodland.

Many of the magnolias are the original plants collected by the Great Plant Hunters of the early 1900’s. The Garden’s founder Colonel Stephenson R Clarke planted some of these over 80 years ago.

Read more about Borde Hill and events there

 

 

 

Steyning Farmers Market

Steyning Farmers Market

Steyning Farmers Market takes place in the High Street car park opposite the clock tower. Turn up between 9 a.m to  1 p.m on the first Saturday of the month.

steyning sussex farmers market

This is a popular event. It’s a great opportunity to stock up on local produce. Vegetables, meat and cheeses are all on sale. You will also find some stalls selling plants.

There is usually live music to entertain you whilst you shop.

You can often combine an evening at The Steyning Jazz Club and the following morning at the market. Jazz is on the first Friday of the month.

How to get there

The market is just a few minutes  walk from Rosebud Holiday Cottage

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Find out more about picturesque, historic Steyning

Read about other shopping opportunities there.

Brighton Half Marathon

Brighton Half Marathon

This fun event takes place each year in February. One of the first major ‘halfs’ in the running calendar, the race is now one of the most popular races in the UK.

brighton half marathon

The start and finish of the race are on Madeira Drive next to the Steve Ovett statue. You can see maps of the full course and the race village here. The race start time is 9am…

Read more about Brighton 

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