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Local Attractions

Always Plenty to Do and See...

...there's so much to do and see in the valley, from the world famous Goodwood House, Horse Racing and Motorsports just over the hill, to the restful delights of West Dean Gardens and College and the historic interest of the Weald & Downland Living Museum. Something for everyone...

Goodwood

Yes, the world famous Goodwood Horse Racing is on our doorstep, the historic Goodwood House, the Motorsports Circuit, Revival, Festival of Speed, Glorious Goodwood, Golf, Hotel, great food, Aerodrome... there's little chance of doing anything less that fun and exciting amongst all these goodies! Head for the Goodwood website and feast your eyes on the options open to you.

The Weald & Downland Living Museum

Rescued rural homes and buildings set in a beautiful landscape in the South Downs National Park. Enjoy the 40-acre site and explore, from an Anglo-Saxon hall house to an Edwardian tin church and much between. Relax during a casual visit or why not attend one of the special events. The Rare Breeds Show, Saddles & Stream, Christmas Tree Dressing, Easter and celebrations of rural life through the year. Head for the Weald & Downland Living Museum website to start your planning.

West Dean Gardens

One of the greatest restored gardens open to the public. You can explore a wide range of historic features on a gentle walk around the grounds. From surreal trees to the restored walled garden, West Dean Gardens proudly presents its rich creative and social heritage. The Chilli Fiesta will add spice to your visit, so do head over to the West Dean Gardens website for all the details and how to book.

West Dean College

Rich learning and life-changing personal development. Explore the many study options from short courses to Foundation, Diploma and Masters degrees. Students achieve ground-breaking work in arts or craft or apply their skills to the conservation of our national and international cultural heritage. Exceptional facilities, talented tutors and small class sizes. The College is in the former home of Edward James; poet, artist, designer, and patron of the Surrealist Movement, and is an inspirational setting for study, creativity and innovation. Head for the West Dean College website to start your rewarding journey.