Depart historic Midhurst and enjoy the scenery of the South Downs as you head to Petworth House and the Knepp Castle Estate.
Explore Parham House and Amberley Castle and take in the mosaics at Bignor Roman Villa as you head to Goodwood House. Climb to Uppark House for great views before finishing up at Stansted House.
The thriving market town of Midhurst on the River Rother is packed full of history where amongst a large number of buildings you will discover an Iron Age fort, Norman castle and 12th century fortified house. Numerous eateries and a choice of shops give rise to a relaxed atmosphere.
The historic town of Petworth is full of independent boutiques, art galleries, numerous antique shops and restaurants. Visit Petworth cottage museum, Petworth Park and Petworth House with its art collection including works by Gainsborough and Rembrandt.
West Grinstead is home to the Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation, a Roman Catholic parish church which is an important centre of Catholic pilgrimage. Knepp Castle is nearby – now a modern castellated mansion, the original motte and bailey castle was constructed in the 12th century.
Thatched cottage roofs abound in the village of Amberley at the foothills of the South Downs. Check out the Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre – a working museum with narrow gauge railway and bus service and the peace and quiet of Amberley Castle.
Pulborough is set on the River Arun where you can explore the remains of Pulborough Castle. Visit the peace of RPSB Pulborough or make your way to Bignor Roman Villa to see the remains of a large Roman home including stunning mosaic work dating back to 345AD.
Goodwood Motor Circuit
Tour the state apartments and Old House at Goodwood House and enjoy a splendid afternoon tea. Fancy a flutter? - Goodwood is one of the finest racecourses in the country – kick back, enjoy the thrill of race day – hoping yours is a winner!
Marvel at the fantastic views to the English Channel from the vantage point of Uppark House and Garden. Relax in the meadow, enjoy a picnic, explore the woodland and then tour the house to take in the collections, servants rooms and grand rooms.
Enjoy some time at Stansted Park, a splendid Edwardian mansion occupying 1,800 acres of the South Downs National Park. There is plenty to do for all the family – enjoy the walled gardens, tearooms, miniature railway and magnificent maze – don’t get lost!