Bird watching from bed or stroll down to the river bank; be active or be passive. Treasure wonderful walks, explore this part of the South Downs National Park or make this year’s finish point the nearby Rother Valley Walk.
Champagne and wine vineyards, three golf courses, gliding. BMX, Goodwood, Brighton all handy home, sounding to hectic. Relax. Put the barbie on.
Enjoy the history by taking a five minute walk to the local Saxon church in Hardham, which has some of the oldest wall paintings in the country.
Castles a short drive away – Chichester and Arundel Cathedrals or take a walk in the woods, and discover the hidden pleasure of the most densely wooded county. Find the woods locally that inspired “Morning Has Broken” and understand why The Rossettis, Eric Gill, D.H Lawrence, The Rolling Stones and Elgar all stayed or lived locally.
The immediate wetland wildflower meadows are stunning when in bloom and captivating when underwater in the winter.
Local beaches are just a short drive away; Clymping or the sand dunes of West Beach, Littlehampton, are about 20 minutes away, while West Wittering is reachable within half an hour.
Amberley Castle - 6 miles
Arundel Castle - 7 miles
Badminton/Gym in Storrington - 6 miles
Beach Sand Dunes, West Beach Littlehampton - 10 miles
Canadian Canoe Trip, occasionally available from the House - 100 meters
Cass Sculpture Exhibition, Chichester - 14 miles
Chichester Cathedral - 16 miles
Clay Pigeon Shooting, Findon - 11 miles
Climping Beach - 12 miles
Dungeons, Arundel (Ghost experiences available) - 6 miles
Fishing, River Fishing from the House - 100 meters
Festival Theatre, Chichester - 16 miles
Go-karting, Goodwood (Needs to be arranged in advance) - 12 miles
Golf, Pulborough and West Sussex courses - 2 miles
Horse Riding, at the House (Ride local green lanes and bridleways) - 100 meters
Horse Riding, Arundel - 7 miles.
Parham House, Elizabethan House and Garden - 3 miles
Petworth House, (Turner stayed here for some years) - 7 miles
Polo, Cowdray Park and Kerry Packer (Polo lessons also available) - 11 miles
Pubs, (See our Local Pubs page) - All close by
Racecourse, Goodwood or Fontwell - 10/14 miles
Roman Villa, Bignor - 6 miles
Roman Palace, Fishbourne - 18 miles
RSPB, Pulborough - 3 miles
Sailing, (Needs to be arranged in advance) - 25 miles
Sea fishing, (Needs to be arranged in advance) - Local Rivers
Swimming, Arundel Lido (summer only) - 7 miles
Swimming, In the river at the House - 100 meters
Weald and Download Museum, Singleton (Great for kids) - 12 miles
West Dean House, Nr. Chichester - 14 miles
Tennis, Arundel (Needs to be arranged in advance) - 7 miles