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Amusement Parks & Family Fun

There's plenty of fun for children of all ages in Sussex with amusement parks providing a variety of rides and thrills in safe and friendly surroundings. Other child-friendly attractions offer indoor and outdoor entertainment...

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Arts & Crafts

Many artists and craftspeople live and work in Sussex , producing beautiful hand-made objects which are available through the artists’ own studios and specialist galleries. Open Studios events and art trails are held in...

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Countryside & Wildlife Centres

Being in the centre of the South Downs National Park, Sussex offers wildlife experiences in country parks and nature reserves where friendly rangers will guide visitors and help them spot and identify the birds, butterflies...

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Education Visits

A comprehensive list of Sussex attractions offering educational visits and useful information for teachers and school trip organisers.

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Farm Attractions

Introducing children to farm animals which they can stroke and see at close quarters is an enjoyable and educational experience for all the family. With rides and entertainments, other outdoor activities and refreshments...

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Gardens & Parklands

A number of award-winning gardens are open to the public all year round with immaculately-maintained flower beds, woodland trails or spring bulbs offering relaxing walks and delightful vistas. Several have additional facilities...

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Historic Buildings

From massive castles, a cathedral and country mansions through to a showpiece of the Arts and Crafts movement of William Morris, Sussex has a variety of historic buildings which illustrate 2,000 years of the county's history...

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Museums & Galleries

The best collection of modern art outside the Tate at Pallant House, Chichester, and two major outdoor museums at Amberley and Singleton’s Weald and Downland Museum are part of the range of museums and galleries. Small...

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On the Water

Instead of just taking a trip to the seaside and sitting on the beach, why not go out on the water and see Sussex from a different viewpoint? Relaxing boat tours of Chichester Harbour are available from Itchenor, while the...

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Planetarium & Science Centres

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Sports & Activities

For the active visitor or resident, some of the exciting sports in which you can participate or watch in Sussex, include the glamour of top horse racing events at Goodwood and Fontwell, country pursuits or personal sports...

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Swimming Pools & Sports Centres

Whatever the weather, swimming pools and sports centres offer healthy exercise and leisure activities for all the family in a range of modern well-equipped facilities maintained to high standards by local authorities throughout...

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Theatres & Cinemas

From top-name comedians and popular bands to drama, ballet, children's shows and classical music, the theatres and concert halls of Sussex provide the widest-possible range of entertainment venues with comfort and style....

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Tourist Information Centres

Make the most of your stay in Sussex. Visit one of the many TIC's listed below where friendly staff are on hand to assist with your enquiries.

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Vineyards

With its warm weather and south-facing chalky slopes, West Sussex has proved to be a natural home for the vineyards springing up in the south of England and there are some award-winners among its half-dozen viticulturists...

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Vintage Steam

Relive the days of traditional steam power when traction engines and trains brought mechanisation to the countryside with a number of attractions showing well-preserved and maintained rides and machinery, enabling visitors...

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Windmills & Watermills

Sussex has some of the best-preserved windmills in the UK, a number of which are open to the public and have had the original working mechanism restored. Watermills, too, provide a fascinating glimpse of power before the...

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