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Click the map for tourism ideas Sussex is dominated by the South Downs, a coastal range of low chalk hills. Chichester an important regional centre. Superb mosaics have been uncovered at Fishbourne Roman Palace on the outskirts of the town. Ancient paths cross the South Downs where Stone Age man grazed his sheep over 5000 years ago. The landscape of Sussex inspired Turner and Tennyson.
Amberley Castle

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, Arundel, Sussex BN18 9ND. Tel: 01798 831992
Wonderful converted castle with panelled walls, baronial polished oak floors, tapestries and suits of armour. The original manor house and the village church were built around 1100 by Bishop Luffa of Chichester. Individually designed bedrooms which all have jacuzzi's. Children over the age of 12 are welcome.

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Coultershaw Bridge, Petworth, Sussex GU28 0JF. Tel: 01798 342651
Badgers pub is situated just outside the historic market town of Petworth. It is set in the heart of the beautiful West Sussex countryside and nestled close under the South Downs. As well as a fine restaurant, there are three double rooms for those wishing to stay.Our wine cellar complements the good food we One of our specialities is fresh fish from the local South coast markets and a couple of friendly potting boats. During the summer this includes live lobsters which we keep in our sea water tank, a feature of the pub. You can choose any lobster and have it cooked to your order.
Blue Ship


The Haven, Billingshurst, Sussex RH14 9BS. Tel:
Brighton Road, Lower Beeding, Sussex RH13 6PT. Tel: 01403 891257
16th century Georgian inn with various rooms, bars and corridors complete with a 'beautiful old original' floor and fireplaces Festive Ale wine list is
Duncton, Petworth, Sussex GU28 0LB. Tel: 01798 342473
Elsted Inn
Elsted Marsh, Midhurst, Sussex GU29 0JT. Tel: 01730 813662
George And Dragon
, Burpham, Sussex BN18 9RR. Tel: 01903 883131
Gribble Inn
Oving, Chichester, Sussex PO20 6BP. Tel: 01763 786893
Just 1 mile outside the delightful town of Chichester, the Gribble is a lovely thatched inn which brews it's own ales.
Griffin Inn
Fletching, Uckfield, Sussex TN22 3SS. Tel: 01825 722890
Lovely Tudor inn serving excellent Harvey's ale, good food and service. Idyllic country pub.
Halfway Bridge Inn
Halfway Bridge, Lodsworth, Sussex GU28 9BP. Tel: 01798 861281
Hand In Hand
33 Upper St James,S Street, Brighton, Sussex BN2 1JN. Tel: 01273 699595
Traditional small corner street boozer with newspaper instead of wallpaper ! Fine ales brewed on the premices and a selection of home cooked food.
Lamb Inn

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36 High Street, Old Town, Eastbourne, Sussex BN21 1HH. Tel: 01323 720545
Richmond Arms
Mill Road, West Ashling, Sussex PO18 8EA. Tel: 01243 5757304
Superb village pub which claims to have served more kinds of traditional ale than any other in Britain, and it also offers a full range of popular pub games, including nine-pin skittles, bar billiards, shove ha'penny, dominoes, and darts.
Spread Eagle
South Street, Midhurst, Sussex GU29 9NH. Tel: 01730 8169114
Most of this antique-laden pub, with its lovely leaded windows and much beamed interior, dates from the 17th century, but so smitten was writer Hillaire Belloc that he described it as 'the oldest and most revered of all the prime inns of this world'.
Stage Door


10 Compton Street, Eastbourne, Sussex BN21 4BW. Tel: 01323 415509
Very busy inn with good food and real ales, formerly known as the Buccaneer. The hospitality is such that if you start drinking at 11:00 am and stay until closing time at night - you're likely to completely forget that you were ever in there !
Sussex Brewery
36 Main Road, Hermitage, Sussex PO10 8AU. Tel: 01243 371533
Very popular 17th Century inn with lots of character and very good ales. The feel is basic, but very friendly, with bare floorboards and sawdust. Also known as the sausage pub even though the menu says fresh local fish a speciality - but there's one main reason most people visit the Sussex Brewery - the range of sausages supplied by Bill O'Hagan Located next to the Hampshire border the Sussex Brewery is surrounded by the magnificent Chichester Harbour, Mill Pond and surrounding marshes.
The Bell
High Street, Burwash, Sussex TN19 7EH. Tel: 01435 882304
This luxuriously appointed inn was a favourite of Rudyard Kipling, who wrote about it lovingly in Puck of Pooks Hill - the place is wreathed in flowers during the summer.
The Curlew
, Bodiam, Sussex TN32 5UY. Tel: 01580 861394
17th Century inn on the Kent border located close to Bodiam Castle in an area known as the Weald. Lovely timber weatherboarding and homely interior.
White Horse


Chilgrove, Chichester, Sussex PO18 9HX. Tel: 01243 519444
We'll admit that we are a bit biased as far as the White Horse is concerned as Fat Badger Kilo designed the oak frame bedroom barn at the rear of the inn. The White Horse serves excellent food, great wines and lovely well kept ales. Located in a picturesque valley in the South Downs National Park and ideally situated for Goodwood and exploring the south coast.
Ypres Castle Inn
Gun Gardens, Rye, Sussex TN31 7HH. Tel: 01797 223248