National Trust Sites near Steyning
Brighton and Sussex

National Trust Sites near Steyning

National Trust Sites near Steyning are within easy reach by car. The Closest Sites Cissbury Ring A former Neolithic flint mine and Iron Age hill fort, Cissbury is the most historic hill on the South Downs. The site is just outside Worthing and only 10 miles by car: It should take 18 mins to get…

Standen House
Brighton and Sussex

Standen House

Standen House is a wonderful Arts and Crafts family home! The building was designed between 1891 and 1894 by architect Philip Webb, a friend of William Morris, for a prosperous London solicitor, his wife and their family of seven children. The house is constructed in the Wealden vernacular style with sandstone quarried from the estate…

Parham House
Brighton and Sussex

Parham House

Parham House and Gardens Parham House is a wonderful example of an Elizabethan building with a great hall and long gallery. Set in a deer park, it also has attractive gardens and a plant shop. The gardens are open and the house is reopening on 21st July 2021: Pre booking essential. The house and gardens…

Arundel – Just half an hour away!
Brighton and Sussex

Arundel – Just half an hour away!

I particularly recommend visiting the small town of Arundel –  a half an hour drive from Steyning.  This picturesque West Sussex market town is best known for its 11th century Castle and its Victorian cathedral. Do visit Arundel Castle and it’s attractive gardens. It overlooks the River Arun and was built at the end of the 11th century,…

The Best Pier in Sussex
Brighton and Sussex

The Best Pier in Sussex

The best pier in Sussex has to be Brighton Pier. It is one of five that are still standing and that you can walk along. British seaside piers date from the early 1800’s. Generations of holidaymakers and local residents enjoy visiting them. Brighton Pier Certainly the most popular pier in both Sussex and the UK…

Bramber and St Mary’s House
Brighton and Sussex

Bramber and St Mary’s House

Bramber and St Mary’s House Bramber and St Mary’s House are well worth a visit. The Village: Bramber is a pretty place just a mile from Steyning. It often wins ‘Britain in Bloom’ awards. You can enjoy some nature walks at Bramber Brooks. You will also find a pub and a Chinese restaurant!  Catch the…

Cissbury Ring has Superb Views!
Brighton and Sussex

Cissbury Ring has Superb Views!

Cissbury Ring Just north of the coastal town of Worthing, Cissbury Ring is one of the jewels in the crown of the South Downs National Park. It’s the largest hill fort in Sussex and has a history dating back over 5,000 years. Set high up on a chalk promontory, its ditch and ramparts enclose about…